The oldest city in the country is a meeting place par excellence all year round. Located on a ridge on the banks of the river Waal, Nijmegen has been attracting people for centuries.
Student and tourist city
In Nijmegen the past, present and future go hand in hand. Nijmegen is a real student and tourist city. Visitors love the city center. The range of shops is varied and of good quality, with its modern shopping centers and cozy shops. Nijmegen was declared the city in 2009 with the most diverse range of shops.
Terraces and culture
Nijmegen is also popular when it comes to grabbing a terrace in the center. Did you know that Nijmegen has the largest 'terrace density' per inhabitant of the Netherlands? Nijmegen also has a lot to offer in the cultural field: Filmhuis Lux, various museums such as Museum Het Valkhof, Natuurmuseum Nijmegen and the National Bicycle Museum Velorama. The Stevens Church, the Waalkade with the Holland Casino and the Nijmegen parks are definitely worth a visit. For cyclists and hikers, the area around Nijmegen is a true Eldorado.
For more information about Nijmegen, visit www.nijmegen.nl.