Nijmegen Things to Do

  • Gunpowder Tower from the Rondeel
    Gunpowder Tower from the Rondeel
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    Nijmegen Waal Road Bridge
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    Nijmegen Market Square
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Most Viewed Things to Do in Nijmegen

  • 1. Market Square

    The triangular Grote Markt lies in the center of old Nijmegen. In the square there is a statue of Mariken van Nieumeghen, the chief character in the 15th century mystery play of that name. According...

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  • 2. 4 days marches

    Friday July 22, 2005 i was here again but only to pass the 4 days marches, big trafficproblem in and around Nijmegen, took us a long time to get out of the city but great to see. Monday - July 17,...

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  • 3. Surroundings

    The building of the Grote Kerk or St Stevenskerk began around 1260, and the first tower was built in 1307 and complete by around 1560. This gothic church stands on a hill overlooking the Waal river....

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  • 4. National Liberation Museum

    Really interesting museum commemorating Holland's occupation and subsequent liberation during WW2. Groesbeek was the site of part of Operation Market Garden. American airborne troops dropped here and...

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  • 5. Bycicle Museum

    VELORAMA National Bicycle Museum A big collection of bicycles and other attributes from the first one until now. Opening times Weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays and holidays from 11 a.m. to 5...

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  • 6. Quack Monument

    The Quack Monument - officially Marie Adolf Fountain. Also known under all kinds of unofficial, dirty names ... The monument was removed from its spot and...

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  • 7. Museum Het Valkhof

    The Valkhof Museum is certainly worth a visit.It houses a large and interesting archeological collection, with many artifacts from Roman times.There's also a...

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  • 8. Vogelhofje

    Vogelhofje means as much as "birds courtyard".One wall is completely covered with little bird houses.The surrounding gardens are very well kept and not...

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  • 9. Street Art

    Just below the Valkhof, at the end of the street "Waalkade", there is this intriguing composition of a person sitting on a toilet in a destroyed bathroom.It is...

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  • 10. Museum De Stratemakerstoren

    Small museum in a 16th century defense tower.The name translates to "road-workers tower" but the origin of this name is not clear.The subterranean corridors...

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  • 11. Roman biking route

    Why not follow the Roman route on bike? It will take you trough parts of the town of Nijmegen, but also to the countryside, Groesbeek, and even into the...

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  • 12. Donjon

    The Donjon was Nijmegen highest building for centuries. Build as a part of the Valkhof castle is was the main point of reconnessance and defence. The high tower...

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  • 13. Waalbrug (Wall river bridge)

    In 1931 the dissicion was made to build a new bridge at Nijmegen. That wasn't easy because for the ramp a part of the city has to be changed drasticly. Five...

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  • 14. Museumpark Orientalis

    Exhibitions related to daily life in Palestine and the Arab world in biblical times, but the museum also has a keen interest in the present and the dialogue...

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  • 15. German Gun

    You'll find this gun, pointing towards the road bridge, at the base of the Belvedere.This German 50mm ant-tank Panzerabwehr Kanone 38 is a relic of the fierce...

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  • 16. Hunnerpark Time Capsule

    This time capsule contains information on the WWII Operation Market Garden and was sealed in September 1974. It is due to be opened in September 2044.It is in a...

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  • 17. Belvedere Observation Point

    The original Belvedere, forming part of the old city walls, was built in the 15th Century. Today it is a restaurant.From the observation point outside you get a...

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  • 18. Nijmegen Waal Road Bridge

    This was the major part of our visit to Nijmegen. To visit the bridge and see where the famous river crossing was made.What struck me was the sheer size of the...

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  • 19. Village pump

    Didn't know until now that we had one of these: it is our own village pump and 'fire extinguisher' (1747) on Kelfkensbos, right next to the museum Het Valkhof....

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  • 20. Courtyard of the Carmel Convent

    Courtyard of the former Carmel Convent on Doddendaal by architects C. Pouderoyen en J.G. Deur (1951). A cloister that closely resembles other cloisters we've...

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  • 21. Former Belgian Consulate

    Former convent of the Third Order Franciscans and former Belgian Consulate, constructed by the architect J.W. Michielsen (1887). There's apparently a restaurant...

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  • 22. Cemetery Daalseweg

    Visit the cemetery Daalseweg if you are interested in funerary monuments. You'll find some interesting tombs, and several prominent citizens of Nijmegen have...

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  • 23. Transformation of town district Volksbelang

    The small town district 'Volksbelang' is currently undergoing a transformation. The facades are being preserved (centre of picture), whereas the rest of the...

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  • 24. Nijmegen Parks #2 - Valkhof

    The Valkhof is the main hill here in the city with great views both over the city and the river. This was the site of Nijmegens castle before it was demolished...

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  • 25. Nijmegen Parks #3 - Hunnerpark

    Going to the east towards the road bridge is the city's third park, the Hunnerpark. This is outside the remains of this section of the old city walls and...

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