Bruges—Commerce and Community
Lecture no. 22 from the course: The Great Tours: Experiencing Medieval Europe
Taught by Professor Kenneth R. Bartlett | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Visit the sublime Church of Our Lady, with its Baroque interiors and masterworks of art, paramount among Bruges’s riches. Then enjoy vivid glimpses of medieval life in the 12th-century St. John’s Hospital, the Beguine House, a lace-making workshop, the 13th-century hospice for women, and the site of Europe’s first stock exchange.