Bruges or Brussels? If you heard these 2 cities of Belgium, you may have a wish to visit both of these cities. But, how if you have to choose one of them? Which one you will choose? If you are confused enough between two choices, here we are coming with this article in order to help you consider Bruges and Brussels as your main destination.
Bruges is a city in Belgium. The city has a population of 117,327 people (2005) and its area 138.40 km², and every corner of the building and the city is in the flow of the river so that if we want to a part of the building or the city we had to use a boat or ship, that made Bruges included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. The ancient city with a medieval setting in Brussels it is the best way to get away from all the noise of the city. This quiet little town keep the condition of the city remains as it was in the middle ages. The streets are lined with stones, small cafes in the open air will make you feel back to medieval times, complete with a variety of romantic and beautiful thing. A place that must be visited in order to satisfy the eye, still in De Markt Square, of course and the majestic high tower where bells hanging and echoed throughout the city. Belfry (Bell Tower), built around the year 1240 has luxurious rooms, formerly often earmarked as the event of the meeting of the judges of the city. It has 366 steps that immediately brought to a peak as high as 83 meters. From there, lies the beautiful panorama and the Flemish countryside (another Term for Belgium). Another one that made at home in Bruges surely down the small canals without a ripple. By boat across the acreage of green trees bordering the old houses.
Brussels is the capital of Belgium and became one of the most international city in the world that 27% of the population consists of foreigners. Brussels is a city that has a history of many centuries. Today, he still has always been a part in the international stage. Brussels quickly getting a reputation as one of the tour destination in Europe, with the charm of a small town, a trendy bar and restaurant, the food is superb, great nightlife, fantastic shopping, museums, and other attractions including various exhibitions and festivals are always held each year. Brussels also began to be known as the Qibla style, art, and design. It draws more and more big names of international fashion world for growing developing shopping areas, Designer Home Belgium grows rapidly due to global fame. The streets of Brussels have created art and architecture from the point of view that cannot be replicated. This beautiful city is a Center for fashion, art, and culture of Belgium. Places that should not be missed when visiting the city is the Grand Place, the Town Hall, the Gothic-style tower that is The Royal Palace is a Palace in the heart of Brussels, and many other historical tourism.
|- A place that must be visited in order to satisfy the eye, still in De Markt Square||- Brussels quickly getting a reputation as one of the tour destination in Europe|
|- This quiet little town keep the condition of the city remains as it was in the middle ages||- Brussels also began to be known as the Qibla style, art, and design|
|- The ancient city with a medieval setting in Brussels it is the best way to get away from all the noise of the city||- This beautiful city is a Center for fashion, art, and culture of Belgium|
So far, we went through the words that explained about these 2 history cities. Both of them also have their kind of views around the city and the characteristics are also unique and nice. We certainly recommend Bruges after spending a weekend there and a day in Brussels. But, it depends on what you are looking for. Although both are very busy with travelers, Brugges had more to offer with historic buildings, churches, waterways and cafes. There is plenty to do and all within walking distance.