maanantai 19. elokuuta 2013

The belfry of Bruges, Belgium

Received on: 30 Apr, 2013
Distance: 1,635 km (1,016 miles)
Travel time: 5 days

I received this real vintage card of Bruges from Nicole. She writes : "The card is showing the Belfort  which was very important for the city because it gave the city " city rights". Many tourists visit this city every year."  
The belfry is one of the city's most prominent symbols, it formerly housed a treasury and the municipal archives, and served as an observation post for spotting fires and other danger.

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