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Valkhof Park

Valkhoftrappen, 6511 Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Interesting history

As a town that suffered so much from Allied bombing during the Second World War, it is pleasing to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
via mobile
Good view, interesting ruins

Free park on the bluffs above the river Waal, with an excellent view of the main bridge (site of a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Valkhoftrappen, 6511 Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As a town that suffered so much from Allied bombing during the Second World War, it is pleasing to see some historical monuments preserved. These ruins are located in beautiful gardens, close to the centre of the city.

Thank Malvoleo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free park on the bluffs above the river Waal, with an excellent view of the main bridge (site of a WWII battle) and with the ruins of a fort built during the time of Charlemagne on top of ruins from a Roman fort. One of...More

Thank KLD101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the chapel is definitely worth a visit - you also get a good view of the city from this point ( river waal) and the ruins of WWII. walkable distance from the city centre - good after dinner walk !

Thank Jac I
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

At the edge of Nijmegen Centre is the Valkhof, with a medieval chapel and the ruins of a former castle. The views on the river Waal and the Waal bridge are magnificent.

Thank Hemipristis
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Easy place to get to from the city center. It's also free!! There are some old roman ruins to see. Also it is a great place to see the river Waal and the bridge over it. The bridge has a significance during WWII. It should...More

Thank miked3328
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This park, on a bluff overlooking the river contains ruins of medieval castles and chapel going to back to Charlemagne. From the waterfront you access the park via a set of stairs.

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This park is in the city center, but gives you a very relaxed feeling. The old and ruined medieval building gives it also a special charm. One of the nicest thing in this place is the very beautiful view you'll have on the Maas river.

Thank Prigurt
Reviewed 7 April 2017

It has old Roman ruins and a great view of the Waal River and the Nijmegen Railway Bridge. Its not far away from the main street and can easily be reached on foot. The park looks to be well attended to and the ruins, although...More

Thank SarkaCZ
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Park is located next to the museum, on a part where once stood a castle... in the park you can now find two ruins... of which one was not accessible... (the chapel). The only really interesting thing here is that you have a great...More

Thank Ronald_jelle
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This little park is worth a visit for the lovely view of the Waal river-front. There is an interesting ruin, a World War 2 German bunker which one can enter should one wish to, and a beautifully restored old chapel which is used for exhibitions...More

Thank Joan0452013
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