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Nijmegen - in Dutch, Nijmegen turned two thousand years of life in 2005. And it is that nothing is less than the oldest city of all Holland. It is placed to borders of the Waal river, and conjugates his past with his flourishing present time of fantastic way. Colorful and it cheers, it is worth the pain to occur a return this way and to cross his historical streets and their monuments, as well as their small stores and their charming parks.

city of Nijmegen, Nijmegen

More ago than 2000 years, the Romans were based to borders of the Waal river, and gave rise to the city that today we know like Nijmegen. Centuries later, Carlomagno constructed a castle that gave the title him of Imperial City. Next to the original space of the Roman military camp, one is the Valkhof Museum, ideal to discover wonderful the past one of Nijmegen. Their extended form and its crystal structure were the design of the architect Horseradish tree van Berkel, and lodges a collection of Roman archeology and another one of modern art of great cultural interest.

In front of the museum a monument is elevated modern well-known like the Column of the Gods, in reference to which d.C was found in the environs of the Kelfknsbos forest in year XVII. On her a bronze turtle shines, that by action of the sun projects a shade on the place that moves slowly in agreement passes the day.

old Nijmegen, Nijmegen

The old tower of defense of Belvedere name is today a restaurant that works in the heights, from where obtain magnificent views of the city. In the wharf of Waal, also the bars and the restaurants with terraces abound, and the protagonist is the Holland Nijmegen Casino. There the boats can be observed that sail calmly on the river that borders the city.

And arrival the hour to buy a memory, the Lange Hezelstraat counts with more than one hundred stores and boutiques. Most modern they are in the streets Marikenstraat and Moenenstraat, near the old place Grote Markt, where formerly the weight and the quality of the merchandize were controlled that arrived at the city.

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  1. nececito a report of urgent Nijmegen

    Commentary by Nijmegen
    18-09-2008 @ 5:22 a.m.
  2. my daughter goes of ERASMUS to NIJMEGEN, quisirera information generates, where this the consulate, the time the currency, the banks that etc are .....

    Commentary by montse beltran ocejo
    09-01-2009 @ 1:07 p.m.
  3. Alive in Nijmegen for several years. She is wonderful and calm. Flood of young people by his you take care of college student one of most important of Holland. The time is very money changer, but for my the best months May and June.

    Commentary by Magu
    28-03-2009 @ 8:16 p.m.
  4. I enchant this beautiful city of Holland, As it would want to return again, stranger to walk by the Kronenburg Park. very pretty city.

    Commentary by Michael
    27-05-2009 @ 7:00 a.m.
  5. HELLO THAT SO. I WAIT FOR CAN HELP ME BECAUSE FOR 16 YEARS CONOCI TO A BOY IN THE MEXICO LIBRARY THAT IS DUTCH AND LLAMA “JOS?, DURING SOME YEARS WE MAINTAINED CONTACT BY MEANS OF POSTAL MAIL BUT I HOPE HELP ME TO CONTACT IT WAS LIVING IN MEXICO IN COYOACAN AND SHE IS JOURNALIST NOW DEBERA TO BE APPROX 40 YEARS OLD.

    Commentary to kar it heredia
    04-03-2010 @ 1:19 a.m.
  6. Hello to all! … I am Mexican and I am hardly 3 days old living in Nijmegen, interests to me to meet to establish friendship, I am married with a Dutch; I hope that somebody alive one by these courses and thus to be able to be in contact with the enemy… greetings!

    Commentary by Adriana
    18-04-2010 @ 9:07 p.m.

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