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BRUGES

Sint Annabrug, across the Sint Annare

The name "Sint-Annarei" refers to the neighboring district and parish of Sint-Anna to the east. Originally the street west of the rei (now Verversdijk) was called the Schottendijk, because of the Scottish merchants established there.

There is little clarity about the artificiality of the Sint-Annarei. It may be the canalisation of the lower reaches of the Vuldersreitje, a watercourse that came from Assebroek. From 1127, the Sint-Annarei was part of the first city walls of Bruges. The Oude Molenpoort stood near the Molenbrug. Between 1623 and 1855, the Sint-Annarei was part of the canal between Ostend, Bruges and Ghent. Then the Ringvaart took over this role. In 1750, all bridges over the Sint-Annarei were replaced by wooden (and later iron) swing bridges, to allow passage for larger ships. In the 1970s the bridges were replaced by the current stone bridges.

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Camera Model
Canon EOS 5D
File Size
14,1MB
Shooting Date/Time
26/12/2015 13:41:39
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Shooting Mode
Manual Exposure
Tv(Shutter Speed)
1/2500
Av(Aperture Value)
2.5
ISO Speed
100
Lens
EF85mm f/1.8 USM
Focal Length
85.0mm
Image Size
4368x2912
Image Quality
RAW
Picture Style
Landscape

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