Tiny Bruges—Plenty of Attractions

The Burg Square at night. Bruges, Belgium.

It is funny, but there are no attractions in Bruges…almost! The main sightseeing in Bruges is BRUGES ITSELF!

The whole old city is named as a UNESCO World Heritage site: its streets, gardens, towers, bridges, seafronts, churches, swans, restaurants, and chocolate shops. Bruges reminds me of a precious casket, accurately and scrupulously carved from stone, water, and greenery by some extraordinarily talented giant and left at the channel network.

You may walk throughout the city, and after any turn, in any lane, and on any waterfront you can expect an unspeakably charming sight which forces your photo-camera to work, work, and work.

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Stunning Interiors of Bruges’ Churches

I always considered the severe asceticism of the Catholic Churches (notably not Orthodoxy) as a kind of conception. In true faith: plenty of gold should not interrupt one’s quite time with God. It was like this at Notre-Dame de Paris, Riga Cathedral, Milan Cathedral and Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower. But nothing prevents these cathedrals be very different from the outside.

Refined and glamorous Milan Cathedral

Milan Cathedral or Duomo di Milano

Or bright and merry Florence Cathedral

Florence Cathedral

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Bruges in Photographs. Day and Night

It was our first experience of living in Bruges, Belgium, and our first night photo session with tripod.

Photo of Bruges

Bruges photo

Later, while checking our photograps, we found that some photos turned out to be paired: day and night.

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