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Brugge, located in western Belgium, is one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval cities.
From the 11th century onward, Brugge was an international commercial center thanks to its direct access to the sea.
It was carved in Carrara marble in 1504-5.
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 Travel: Brugge: Centuries of charm
Brugge is also just 7 miles from the North Sea, he adds, which was the source of its immense prosperity six centuries ago -- and ultimately the reason so much of Brugge still resembles that era.
Brugge in the 14th century was a member of the Hanseatic League, a powerful consortium of international trading cities.
Brugge is wonderfully walkable, though the age of its streets and most-interesting buildings means those with mobility problems might be challenged.
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 Bruges - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bruges (Dutch: Brugge (a name probably signifying landing stage)) is the historic capital of West Flanders, Flanders being one of the three regions of Belgium.
Bruges is also a football town represented by two teams at the top level (Jupiler League): Club Brugge and Cercle Brugge K.S.V. Bruges is home to the College of Europe, a prestigious institution of postgraduate studies in European Economics, Law and Politics.
Plans have long been underway to ban cars altogether from the center of Brugge or to restrict traffic much more than it currently is, but these plans have come to nothing.
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 METAPHAZE, World of Magic, Brugge of Eporue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Brugge as one of the free ports of Eporue maintains a high degree of prosperity as a trading port in the north.
Brugge, situated on the southern end of the continent of Eporue is sandwiched between the dwarven inhabitants of the Eporue mountains and the gnomish population of Dnaleri.
Brugge has no temples, although the center architectural entity of the city is its vast and gloriously done cathedral.
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 hotel cordoeanier brugge rooms bruges belgium family accommodation,
This meant that in brugge in the 13th century it exp)anded to become a centre of international trade, the link between the Hanseatic cities in the north an Venice in the south.
Brugge became a quiet city, a source of inspiration for melancholy writers and artists.
Brugge or Bruges is surprising beautiful, sympathising and romantic and is located very central to visit such cities as Gent, Oostende or Ieper.
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 Sabbatical 2001 : Brugge, Belgium : days 143-150
Brugge grew up as a textile and trading center, and her canals were her thoroughfares.
Brugge, and the civilization it was built to represent, was the first place in the world where humanity was exalted above nature, where natural events such as storms and floods were secondary to the affairs of men.
Brugge was dreamed up and built as an exercise in cultural boot-strapping: in one quick moment, modern tradecraft and the bourgeoisie were invented, enabled, and domesticated.
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 University College :: About :: Faculty :: Doug Brugge
In 2004 Brugge was promoted to associate professor on the basis of over 40 papers, chapters and monographs and dozens of funded grants.
Brugge feels that much of the success of his community collaborations comes from his community partners.
Brugge’s first major grant-funded project was the Navajo Uranium Miner Oral History and Photography Project, which led to a book, an exhibit and a video.
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 Brugge --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Originally on the Zwijn Estuary of the North Sea, it was the North Sea port for Brugge in the 13th and 14th centuries; its maritime law governed the merchants of the Hanseatic League.
Brugge is a port that is connected by canals to the North Sea.
Brugge also has a chemical industry and is a center for the brewing of beer.
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 History of Brugge Belgium Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the past Brugge was a textile manufacturer specializing in Bobbin style fine lace, Considered one of the best preserved medieval city in Europe.
Construction of the canal between Brugge and Zeebrugge and ocean port.
Brugge is often called the "Venice Of The North".
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 Historic Centre of Brugge - UNESCO World Heritage Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Brugge is an outstanding example of a medieval historic settlement, which has maintained its historic fabric as this has evolved over the centuries, and where original Gothic constructions form part of the town's identity.
Criterion ii: The Historic Town of Brugge is testimony, over a long period, of a considerable exchange of influences on the development of architecture, particularly in brick Gothic, as well as favouring innovative artistic influences in the development of medieval painting, being the birthplace of the school of the Flemish Primitives.
Criterion iv: The Historic Town of Brugge is an outstanding example of an architectural ensemble, illustrating significant stages in the commercial and cultural fields in medieval Europe, of which the public, social, and religious institutions are a living testimony.
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 Brugge hotels, reservation, pictures, reviews
Bruges, or Brugge to the Flemish-speaking locals, is one of the best-preserved medieval c...
It is one of the monuments of Brugge, and in case of renovation, the structure of the building cannot be changed.
The Novotel Brugge Zuid, offering 101 rooms, is located in a wooded area, only 4 km from the centre of Bruges, where you will find the Oud St Jan convention centre, the Concertgebouw concert hall, museums and shops.
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 Brugge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Of course Brugge is much better on their own ground but they must see this as a big chance to secure the title against the bottom-placed side.
The Brugge striker, who was married and had four daughters, was taken to the Calderon Guardia hospital in the capital city after sustaining lung and head...
Club Brugge remained on course for a domestic double in Belgium by reaching the semi-finals of the Cup at the expense of La Louviere on Wednesday.
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The Belgian city of Brugge is interested in hosting a stage of the Tour de France in either 2006 or 2007, according to Sportwereld.be.
Brugge are among my favourite team for betting since they very rarely miss to win.
Brugge is in tremendous form at the moment (three wins in a row, 9-2-0 all season).
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 Travel: Brugge: Centuries of charm
Carriage drivers wait for riders in front of the Provincial Palace on Markt Square, which was the commercial center of Brugge 600 years ago.
Medieval Brugge is a pleasing mix of ancient buildings, narrow streets and canals that flow into business and residential areas.
The Brugge tourist office can be contacted by e-mail at toerisme@brugge.be; the Web site is http://www.brugge.be; or call 011 32 050 44 86 86.
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 Cruise Critic Destinations: Brugge
Numerous motorboat operators ply Brugge waters; you can board them at a myriad of -- very obvious -- landings throughout the city (we boarded at Katelijnestraat 4, another option is the Rozenhoedkaai); cost is 5.20 euros for about a 30 minute ride.
The Cafe Scene: One of the nicest things about Brugge is, once you've worn yourself out exploring history and culture you can hang out with a restorative Belgian beer at a cafe at one of the city's handful of really great plazas.
Brugge has all manner of boutique-style shops selling jewelry, fashion and art but the best stops are in the numerous chocolateries.
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 Murky.org: Brugge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Brugge is in the Flemish speaking part of Belgium.
Fortunately Brugge knows that it's main revenue is tourism, so there are tourist 'you are here' maps liberally dotted about the place.
This was a very good brewery tour, and there are some nice views of Brugge to be had from the roof of the brewery.
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 In Depth- Brugge
Brugge, the capital of Flanders, saw it's peak pass some 500 years ago when it was cut off from the sea by silt from the River Zwin.
But, with the port of Zeebrugge nearby, Brugge has reawakened, and it is very well preserved and lively.
The streets are cobblestone and several canals flow through town, and the town is encircled by a canal as well (and windmills).
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 Choice Canal Cities: Brugge and Amsterdam
The world is fortunate that Belgium’s medieval trading city of Brugge had the misfortune to dwindle when its harbor became silted in the 16th century, leaving the city unchanged for today’s visitors.
A new port, Zeebrugge, brought renewed vitality to the area in the 1800s, and the ancient town of Brugge was restored to its beautifully preserved state.
When you return to Brugge, be sure to stop at the Straffe Hendrik Brewery to take a tour of their working family establishment and partake their world-renowned beer on the garden terrace.
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 Books on Brugge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pierre Lasjaunias, Alejandro Berenstein, and Karel ter Brugge are highly committed to both research and teaching in the clinical field of neurovascular diseases.
His account of Healing vs. Jones - events leading to the case, the court case itself, and the aftermath of the judge's decision - tries to balance the extreme positions staked out by advocates for the Hopis and the Navajos.
Brugge argues that, to this day, the Navajos suffer stereotyping and prejudice, both of which were decisive in t...
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 Brugge Hotels :: Accomodation in Brugge :: Lowest Rates Guaranteed!!! by CheaperthanHotels
The Sofitel hotel is situated in the heart of Brugge, close to the cultural centre and 16 kilometres from the Belgian coast.
Brugge travel brochures are available from the travel office, with information such as Brugge maps, Brugge tourist information, Brugge travel agents, Brugge tourist guides and bus, ferry and transport timetables.
The Novotel Brugge Centrum is located in a unique and green area in the very heart of the medieval city, known as the 'Venice of the North', with its narrow streets, its canals and the Beguine convent.
www.cheaperthanhotels.com /Belgium/Brugge   (3566 words)

 WHKMLA : Flanders : Brugge Rebellion, 1488-1490
In February 1488 the burghers of Brugge (in French : Bruges) rebelled.
Maximilian hurried to Brugge in order to terminate the rebellion; he was taken prisoner by the burghers.
Maximilian took revenge by moving the staple market, visited by merchants from Portugal to Norway and the Baltic Sea, from Brugge to Antwerpen; Brugge, whose port was increasingly blocked by sand, lost her position as Europe's leading trading city on the Atlantic coast, to the latter.
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 Sabbatical 2001-2 : Brugge, Belgium : days 41-42
Brugge is shaped by its concentrically elliptical canals.
We arrived during a celebration proclaiming Brugge "the cultural capital of Europe." It certainly seemed a reasonable assertion.
Not exactly a fly trapped in amber, as the construction cranes in the background testify, Brugge is alive with change.
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 Accommodation in Brugge hotels and lodgings - ASE.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Offering 128 modern rooms, the Ibis Brugge is located in a medieval building in the heart of the cit...
The Novotel Brugge Zuid, offering 101 rooms, is located in a wooded area, only 4 km from the centre...
A wonderful renovated Manor House from the 18th century in the center of the city not far from the f...
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 Picturesque Brugge
A trip to Belgium would be incomplete without a stop in beautiful Brugge, or Bruges, as it is sometimes called.
The Belgians refer to Brugge as the Venice of the North, just as the Dutch refer to Amsterdam as the Venice of the North.
We arrived in Brugge sometime around midday, spent most of the afternoon, and departed in the evening.
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 Wednesday, 12 June
This is a very beautiful city and, with the help of our guide, we were able to discover all that it has to offer.
All and all, Brugge is an awesome city and we all enjoyed it.
Here is a picture of our walking tour in Brugge (well, at least our crossing of the street).
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It is an older city that time seems to have forgotten, often called the Venice of the north due to its numerous canals It is well-known for chocolate, lace, lots of kinds of beer, architecture, and many other cool things.
Brugge was about a mile up the road and we were there.
Brugge bell tower from restaurant in the town square.
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 BRUGGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
There are many of these clusters around Brugge and they are usually located around a beautiful little park area.
The next three shots are from a boat ride we took thru the canals in Brugge.
There are 366 steps to the top and we watched the clock works moving and the bells ringing from inside at 10:00 am.
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 Brugge on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Champions League: Brugge is counting on second miracle in a fortnight against Milan
Director Pieter Jan Brugge attends a screening of "The Clearing" during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Sunday, January 18, 2004.
Les Bordelais Pascal Feindouno, Antonio Mavuba et Albert Celades le 11 mars face à Brugge Bordeaux et Marseille vont être.
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 Twente-FC Brugge 89/90   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
FC Brugge arrival at around 11H00 in the centrum of Twente.
The charge from FC Brugge begins, and Twente group has to run away.
Incidents are continuing in the Twente centrum between FC Brugge and the dutch police.
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 "Number11, Artist's House", Brugge, West Flanders, Belgium Bed & Breakfast Inns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Brugge is an open museum, "number11" dating back to the 16 th century, restored to a luxurious guesthouse
The house goes back to the 16th century, after traveling the seven seas, Annie and her husband pavel settled in Brugge to open a restored B and B with exclusive rooms and a deluxe suite.
The salon and breakfast room are exclusively for the use of the guests and overlook a quiet walled garden.
www.ibbp.com /europe/belgium/number11artists.html   (457 words)

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