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Unusual mix of darkness and beauty

Lost in time – that’s how you feel in the heart of Bruges, Europe’s best preserved medieval city. This is a dreamy city that could convert the most modern poet into a romantic: nothing upsets the peace and equilibrium of this medieval destination - no high rises, rare neon lights and hardly any blights of modern development. A waffle stall on every corner, romantic carriages on every street, and an airy main square with 47 chiming bells are just some of the city’s unique features.

Groeninge MuseumCasey And Sonja / CC BY-SA 2.0

Groeninge Museum

Groeninge Museum

Famous Fine arts museum featuring Low Country paintings

Fine arts museum featuring Low Country paintings

Stay.com Editors' Note

Groeninge Museum is a traditional art museum. It also houses the 30 painting Gallery of Flemish Primitives, which houses work from such well-known masters as Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden, and Hieronymus Bosch.

Groeninge Museum is one of Belgium’s leading art museums. It features many fine works from Low Country painters dating from the 15th century all the way up to the 20th century. Children under 13 years of age are admitted for free.

Groeninge Museum
Dijver 12, 8000 Bruges
Phone
+32 50 44 87 51
Website
www.brugge.be/internet/en/musea/Groeningemuseum-Arentshuis/Groeningemuseum/index.htm
Hours
Tue-Sun 9:30am-5pm (17.08.2010 - 28.10.10: closed for installation exhibition)