Episode 1 ◆ History of Bruges, the sleeping beauty
Triënnale Brugge ◆◆◆ Triennial Bruges 2021
The first episode explores the origins of Bruges as a city and delves into its often dark history. Where does the name 'Bruges' come from? How did Bruges become the political, economic and cultural powerhouse of Northwestern Europe from the 14th century onwards? And how did the city deteriorate so much afterwards that it was described as an old and sleeping city?