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Nijmegen and around


Anyone driving across the bridge into the centre of Nijmegen will understand why its citizens are so proud of their city: the waterfront set against the backdrop of the city centre is a splendid sight. Past and present go hand in hand; historic buildings are interspersed with fine examples of modern architecture.

Nijmegen, the oldest city in the Netherlands, is situated on a range of hills near the river Waal. The city has attracted people since its very foundation. The surrounding area features hills, woods and polders, creating a varied countryside offering a range of recreational opportunities to both citizens and tourists.

Very useful information about Nijmegen, in general and all kind of activities (in English as well) is given on the website of the Gemeente Nijmegen and their Expats website.

The address for general information about the city and tourist activities is the VVV for Nijmegen/Arnhem.

For up to date information on entertainment activities in Nijmegen, please check Nijmegen Online.

Please click here for a list of restaurants in Nijmegen.

Please click here for a list of cinemas in Nijmegen.

For the various kinds of transportation (bus, train, taxi, bikes, car rental) please click here.

Last checked 2018-06-27 by Angela Heuts
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