major damage during the two world wars, so much of its medieval architecture is intact, earning the historic center of town a unesco World Heritage Site designation in 2000. The real treat is Michelangelos marble Madonna and Child, believed to be created around 1505 and the only one of his statues to leave Italy during his lifetime. Benedict Order, it features an expansive lawn planted with poplars, an active church, homes and a small museum that re-creates the living quarters of a Beguine. Richmond, Virginia 23229 photos: Copyright, 2001 - All photos were taken by me and remain my property. Church of Our Lady which has Michaelangelo's white marble Madonna with Child, one of only a few places outside Italy where you can see an example of Michaelangelo's work. Incomparable Bruges, karen Hurd, collegiate School,. Here are some: The Markt, the large square at the city center is one of the most picturesque and bustling places in Bruges. Begijnhof, this site is a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle in the rest of the city center. Built on the site of the medieval Eekhout Abbey, the Groeninge Museum has a wide range of Belgian art, including paintings from the 18th- and 19th-century neoclassical and realist periods, Flemish expressionism and postwar modern art. Another way to see the town. As such, Bruges became a showpiece city of culture, money, and power. City Hall in Market Square. Photos.7K, updated 12 hours ago, photo forum escort napoli bakeca incontri roma Copyright Nik Deblauwe. Church of Our Lady, the spire of Our Lady towers above the city at 381 feet and claims to be one of the worlds tallest brick structures. Oostende is the largest town and the main transportation and fishing hub. 692 of 1,394 692 of 1,394, medium, large. Distinct Views: 10,807, photo Added: September 13, 2012, explore Other Great Photos, photo Albums Containing This Photo.