Tag Archives: Northwest Belgium

City Walks: Bruges In Northwest Belgium (4K)

Bruges, the capital of West Flanders in northwest Belgium, is distinguished by its canals, cobbled streets and medieval buildings. Its port, Zeebrugge, is an important center for fishing and European trade. In the city center’s Burg square, the 14th-century Stadhuis (City Hall) has an ornate carved ceiling. Nearby, Markt square features a 13th-century belfry with a 47-bell carillon and 83m tower with panoramic views. 

Walking Tours: ‘Bruges – Northwest Belgium’ (4K)

Bruges, the capital of West Flanders in northwest Belgium, is distinguished by its canals, cobbled streets and medieval buildings. Its port, Zeebrugge, is an important center for fishing and European trade. In the city center’s Burg square, the 14th-century Stadhuis (City Hall) has an ornate carved ceiling. Nearby, Markt square features a 13th-century belfry with a 47-bell carillon and 83m tower with panoramic views. 

New Walking Tour Videos: ‘Ghent, Belgium’ In 4K (2020)

Recorded this 4k ultra hd video during a trip to Ghent, Belgium on August 2020.

Video Timeline Links: 00:00 – Ghent, Belgium Walking Tour Intro 01:24 – Saint Bavo Square 02:04 – Saint Bavo Cathedral 07:28 – Cloth Hall and Belfry of Ghent 10:31 – Ghent City Hall 13:03 – Mageleinstraat 15:07 – Saint Nicholas’ Church 17:49 – Korenmarkt 22:20 – Saint Michael’s Bridge 23:35 – Saint Michael’s Church 28:23 – Graslei & Korenlei Streets 33:37 – Design Museum Ghent 37:40 – Great Butcher’s Hall 40:08 – Gravensteen Castle 50:13 – Patershol Quarter 52:22 – Huis van Alijn 56:32 – Dulle Griet 58:03 – Friday Market Square 59:33 – Toreken 1:01:09 – Saint James’s Church

Ghent is a port city in northwest Belgium, at the confluence of the Leie and Scheldt rivers. During the Middle Ages it was a prominent city-state. Today it’s a university town and cultural hub. Its pedestrianized center is known for medieval architecture such as 12th-century Gravensteen castle and the Graslei, a row of guildhalls beside the Leie river harbor.