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  This place reeks of history
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  • This place reeks of history - Brugge
      This place reeks of history
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  • From 1276 - Brugge
      From 1276
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This much-restored house ? a medieval inn where merchants exchanged credit notes ? is the site of the world?s first stock exchange.
'Huis ter Beurze' is a private house in Brugge where foreign merchants met in the fifteenth century.The house belonged to the Vanderbeurze bankers' family whose coat of arms (top left of portal) carried 3 money purses.

Address: Vlamingstraat 35
Directions: Runs off the corner of Academie Straat

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  • Updated May 3, 2007
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