Bruges—Built on the Sea and Trade
Lecture no. 21 from the course: The Great Tours: Experiencing Medieval Europe
Taught by Professor Kenneth R. Bartlett | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Begin at the Markt, the medieval commercial center of Bruges, and learn about the city’s great mercantile empires and valiant 14th-century uprising against the French that established civic liberty. Visit architectural masterpieces such as the magnificent Town Hall, the Old Recorder’s House, the Basilica of the Holy Blood, and splendid mansions.