A symbolic landmark in Bruges, Belfry of Bruges represent a medieval bell tower in the historical center of town. The market hall and an inner courtyard stand behind the bell tower. Formerly home to the treasury and municipal archives, the bell tower now offers a view of Bruges from above. Climb the 366 steep steps to reach the tower's top and reap the reward of seeing the grid of canals from this vantage point. Listen to the 47 bells chime on the quarter hour as you hike your way to the top. The tower played a central role in the film "In Bruges." Use our Bruges attractions planner to arrange your visit to Belfry of Bruges and other attractions in Bruges.
Tours to Belfry of Bruges
Highlights: History & Heritage - Sightseeing Walk - Perfect Introduction BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $1
Duration: 90 to 240 minutes
The Best of Bruges - History Through Stories Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $20
Duration: 135 to 165 minutes
Historical Tour: Legends of Bruges BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $1
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
Belfry of Bruges reviews
Yes you need to be fit. 366 steps and especially the last 33 need to be taken. But it is very informative and you get a wonderful view of the city. Of course with Covid 19 you need to register... more »
I'm from Bruges and took my 6 yo son for the first time to the belfry. We had to make a reservation beforehand, so there was no queue. As residents from Bruges we could enter for free. The climb to... more »
Absolutely amazing. If you go to Belgium, you must visit here. I've been more than 3 times and love it every time. The history is amazing. The buildings are breath taking. If you like history, this place must be on your list of historical places to visit.
A stunning piece of medieval history in the heart of beautiful Bruges. A bit of a wait as only 50 people at a time are allowed up the tower - this was clearly communicated. A steep narrow climb but at no point did it feel congested. Stunning, stunning views from the top. Highly recommended.
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