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A day out in Nijmegen
Nijmegen, the oldest town in the Netherlands, used to be home to the Romans and Emperor Charlemagne, whose castle was here in the imperial town by the river Waal. Colourful, bright, open, lively, bubbling and with a pleasant atmosphere - these have been its characteristics for centuries, making it a town very different from any other in this country.

It has small, cosy shops with a pleasant atmosphere only known to the locals, as well as a new shopping street called Marikenstraat. Lange Hezelstraat, on the other hand, is the oldest shopping street in the Netherlands. You can also go for a walk in the lower town where you will find numerous small curiosity shops. "A day out in Nijmegen" will give you full details on the many options.

Welcome to Nijmegen. // Click here for an overview of all activities in the district of Nijmegen.

The Liberation Route
The Liberation Route follows the course of the Allies during the liberation of Europe. The route starts in Normandy and continues via Nijmegen and Arnhem in the direction of Berlin. The Arnhem-Nijmegen region played an important role at the end of the Second
World Wa
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Beek-Ubbergen greenest Dutch village of 2007
A very elaborate system of routes has been
designed especially for the walker and the cyclist to enjoy Ubbergen, the Green Theatre on the river Waal, to the full.


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 Het Valkhof Museum
An extensive collection of Roman art and implements plus ancient and modern art reflecting the rich history of Nijmegen are on exhibition in the Het Valkhof Museum.

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Sanadome
Would you like to get away from it all? In Sanadome you can completely unwind and indulge yourself in the thermae, saunas, massage salons and on the sunbeds.

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The Africa Museum
A visit to the Afrika Museum is a special experience. It is the only ethnological museum in the Netherlands that has a specific focus on African art and culture from south of the Sahara. Thanks to the combination of an Indoor Museum with splendid exhibitions and an Outdoor Museum which is all about experiencing the African continent, the Afrika Museum is a great day out for visitors of all ages
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