Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Bruges

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Bruges is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Bruges a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Bruges.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Bruges:

  1. Historic Centre

    #1 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bruges
    Historic Centre

    Tags: Historical Site, Square, Architecture

    Address: Historic Centre, Bruges, Belgium

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    “It’s a fairy-tale town, isn’t it?” That was a line from "In Bruges", a crime drama shot entirely in Bruges. And it is an accurate description of the town. It does have a certa...Read more

  2. Belfry And Market Hall Or Belfort And Market Hallen

    #2 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bruges
    Belfry And Market Hall Or Belfort And Market Hallen

    Tags: Landmark, View Point, Historical Site, Monument

    Address: Markt 7, 8000 Brugge

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Looming at the heart of the city stands the Belfry of Bruges. With its 47 bells atop the 83 meter structure and steep stairway, the bell tower is one of the most recognizable and immortalized structur...Read more

  3. Basilica Of The Holy Blood

    #3 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bruges
    Basilica Of The Holy Blood

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Basilica of the Holy Blood,Burg 13, Bruges, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Some of Europe's biggest draws are their gigantic cathedrals built in a range of styles overwhelming their viewers with beautiful architecture. Yet there are many small churches that enjoy a similar p...Read more

  4. The Markt

    #4 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bruges
    The Markt

    Tags: Landmark, Walking Area, Statue, Square

    Address: Markt, Bruges, Belgium

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Every European town has a centre, a space for the townsfolk to mingle during festivities, a medieval invention long before the times of personal computers and endless distraction. Bruges, keeping in l...Read more

  5. Begijnhof Or Beguinage

    #5 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bruges
    Begijnhof Or Beguinage

    Tags: Religious Site, Museum, Historical Site

    Address: Beguinage, Begijnhof 30, Bruges, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The lives of medieval men was always under the threat of war or some sort of military operation. Over the years the surplus women formed a religious movement were they joined Sisterhoods of the Roman ...Read more

  6. Groeninge Museum

    #6 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bruges
    Groeninge Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    Address: Dijver 12, 8000 Brugge, Belgium

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Visit the Groeningemuseum and treat yourself to the galleries with their vast array of Flemish and Belgian masterpieces. The museum is home to a collection artwork that span over six centuries, one if...Read more

  7. Church Of Our Lady

    #7 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bruges
    Church Of Our Lady

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Monument

    Address: Mariastraat 38, 8000 Brugge

    Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    One of the most beautiful structures in the city, the Church of Our Lady is famous internationally for its architecture, religious significance and artistic beauty. Whether you’re a history buff...Read more

  8. Burg

    #8 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bruges
    Burg

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Square, Architecture

    Address: Burg Square, Bruges, Belgium

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    In its golden age between the 12th and the 15th centuries Bruges was a booming town. And a growing town can't make do with one square. Burg square is the town's second medieval square. A similar feel ...Read more

  9. Stadhuis Town Hall

    #9 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bruges
    Stadhuis Town Hall

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Burg 12, Bruges, Belgium

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built in the Burg back in 1376, the Town Hall is officially the oldest building in Bruges. It is a brilliant example of the beautiful Flamboyant Gothic style that came over from France; in fact it was...Read more

  10. Memling In Sint-jan Hospitaal Museum

    #10 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bruges
    Memling In Sint-jan Hospitaal Museum

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Across from Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk , Mariastraat 38, Brugge 8000

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Originally the hospital of St. John in the 12th century, the Memling in Sint-Jan Hospitaal museum is now a museum of sorts, exploring the history of the structure and contains displays illuminating th...Read more

  11. Friet Museum

    #11 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bruges
    Friet Museum

    Tags: Museum, Food And Drinks, Architecture , Specialty Museum

    Address: Vlamingstraat 33, 8000 Brugge, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Owned and operated by the same people who run Choco-Story, the Friet Museum seems to run on a similar winning formula, a museum based on a cultural treasure. In this case, potato fries. Specifically, ...Read more

  12. Holy Saviour Cathedral

    #12 of 12 Art and Cultural Attractions in Bruges
    Holy Saviour Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Sint-Salvatorskoorstraat 8, Bruges 8000, Belgium

    Timings: 10:00 am - 01:00 pm Details

    What started out as a common parish church transformed into the Holy Saviour Cathedral of Bruges in the 19th century. The architecture is mainly Gothic and has a belfry that stretches up to a 100 mete...Read more

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