In the neighbourhood
The Van Eyck brothers painted this unique altarpiece in 1432. It is the highlight of the Flemish Primitives and a milestone in art history.
Nowhere else can you see so many marvellous buildings in one glance as from St Michael’s Bridge. The monumental bridge can itself be better admired from the Graslei.
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning, the Bij Sint-Jacobs square plays host to a flea market, surrounded by countless bric-a-brac shops.