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Top Bezienswaardigheden Nijmegen

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Grote- of Stevenskerk
1 - Grote- of Stevenskerk

The Medieval St Stevenskerk (or Grote Kerk) is the oldest church in Nijmegen. Because it was built on the slightly higher Hundisberg Hill, it appears slightly higher than the 71 meters it actually is. During the Second World War, the church was badly damaged, but after several restorations, the church has been restored to its full glory. The exterior alone is impressive, but be sure to step inside through the heavy church doors. There you can see the 14 beautiful chandeliers from 1640 and the famous K├Ânig organ. The church is still used for various religious services.

2 - Boterwaag

The Boterwaag was built at the beginning of the seventeenth century. As the name suggests, butter was weighed and traded. The design of this building came from Master Cornelis Janssen van Delft. The left part of the Waag was used as a meat hall. Today it is a catering facility. It has also served as a police station.

3 - Kruittoren

You can consider the Kronenburgerpark as the city park of Nijmegen. The nineteenth century historical city park Kronenburgerpark used to be part of a stronghold. The old defensive tower from the fifteenth century is a clear reference to this. The Kronenburger Park a rolling landscape, in which English styles have been applied. Winding paths lead you past ponds, fountains, a playground and even a waterfall. Over the years, there have been some adjustments to the Kronenburger Park. The Powder Tower is a stable factor within the park. This waltoren has been standing here since 1426 and is also called Kronenburgertoren. This immediately explains the name of the park.

4 - Barbarossaruine

The Barbarossa ruin in the Dutch city of Nijmegen, also known as St. Maarten's Chapel, is a remnant of the Valkhof, a palace that was rebuilt in 1155 by Emperor Frederik Barbarossa. The ruin is a tuff apse and contains spolia of various architectural styles from the Roman and Carolingian times.

5 - MuZIEum

The MuZIEum experience museum is different from other museums. This museum has a mission. Through various exhibitions and activities they try to introduce you to the life of visually handicapped people. Here you can experience for yourself what it means to move without or with very poor visibility. But also matters such as optical illusion, the function of the brain in cooperation with the eye and the usefulness of your other senses are discussed. For example, how do certain dishes taste, without you seeing what you are eating?

6 - Belvedere

The Belvédère is a former watch or watchtower on the east side of the Valkhof in the Hunnerpark.

Museum de Bastei
7 - Museum de Bastei

Museum de Bastei tells the story of the river. Dive into the museum and embark on a journey through the past, present and future. On the Waal and in the oldest city in the Netherlands, you will touch the past and discover the history of the Gelderland river area. Experience how the river connects city and nature here.

8 - Marienburgkapel

The Mariënburgkapel is located in the middle of the center of Nijmegen. The medieval monument is open to the public as the 'House of Nijmegen History'. Everyone is welcome in the House of Nijmegen History. There are regular exhibitions and lectures and there is always someone available to answer your questions. The Mariënburg Chapel dates from the late Middle Ages, a time when ecclesiastical architecture was dominated by Gothic. This architectural style emphasized the vertical line. This is clearly visible on the outside of the chapel in the buttresses, the characteristic pointed arch windows and the high rising slate roof. Inside, the rib vaults are characteristic.

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