Visiting Bruges, Belgium
Bruges, Belgium is an old city in the western part of the country. It was once a thriving port city, but when the river silted up, the boats could no longer navigate it. Although a new harbor was built during World War II, the city has remained relatively untouched since its medieval glory days. Bruges’ city center has been named a UNESCO World Heritage City.
Bruges is visited by over two million people each year. It is easy to spend a couple days in Bruges and still not see everything the small city has to offer. I’ve been to Bruges a couple times and these are what I consider to be its highlights: