Poortersloge, Brugge

Poortersloge, Brugge

The Poortersloge or Burgher’s Lodge is a worthy representative of the Gothic architecture of Brugge. It was built at the end of the 14th century and served as a meeting place for the burghers. One can admire its wonderful façade, decorated with figures; one of these is of the legendary bear, Beertje van de Logie, dated to 1417. In the past, banquets and festivities were held here; nowadays, the building holds historic documents.

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Sight Name: Poortersloge
Sight Location: Brugge, Belgium (See walking tours in Brugge)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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