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The 15th century Jeruzalemkerk, built by the influential Adornes family, was modeled on Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre and is topped with a Cross of Jerusalem.
The 15th century Jeruzalemkerk, built by the influential Adornes family, was modeled on Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre and is topped with a Cross of Jerusalem. It holds the black marble tomb of Anselmus Adornes and his wife Margareta van der Banck. The macabre altarpiece has motifs of skulls, ladders, snakes, hammers and nails, while the rear chapel has a wooden casket with a statue of reposing Christ.
Peperstraat 1, 8000 Brugge, Belgium
The Lace Center displays a variety of laces originating from different places and presenting the fundamental techniques and movements involved in creating a piece
The Gezellemuseum is located in the birth house of 19th century Flemish writer and poet Guido Gezelle
Lucifernum is a quirky Masonic lodge with an interesting collection of paintings with Masonic symbols and a restored Gothic cemetery in a subtropical garden at the back
Located in the historical Huis de Crone, the Choco-Story Museum tells the delicious story of chocolate, from its origins in South American jungles to its place in homes all around the world
The Frietmuseum, as the name suggests, is a museum dedicated to fries
The Basilica of the Holy Blood is a 12th century minor basilica that houses a relic believed to be the Holy Blood of Christ, collected by Joseph of Arimathea and brought to Bruges by the Count of Flanders
The Bruges Beer Museum explores the history of beer, the various types of beer and processes involved in its production
The Beer Wall is the place to go for beer lovers, with a great collection of Belgian brews