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Valkhof Park

Valkhoftrappen, 6511 Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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this park is a nice place in beautiful city of Nijmegen

When you visit the oldest city of the Netherlands then this park is a place where you can take a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Worth the climb

Parked near the water and made the trek to the top where everything was. Realized later that you... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Muskoka District, Canada
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Valkhoftrappen, 6511 Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you visit the oldest city of the Netherlands then this park is a place where you can take a rest between the beautiful trees. Take a breath and inhale the friendly atmosphere. After that you can walk the old city streets or go to...More

Thank dino80
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Parked near the water and made the trek to the top where everything was. Realized later that you could likely park on the other side and have easier access. Loved the variety of time periods that one park presented. Came just as the chapel opened....More

Thank scrapperden
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely historical place and the volunteer in the chapel was very friendly and knowledgeable. Set in lovely grounds with a wonderful view of Nijmegen bridge

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is only a small park but is amazingly peaceful. There are great views of the Waal river and bridge.

Thank mandy m
Reviewed 21 May 2017 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 17 May 2017

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 23 April 2017

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 22 April 2017

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.

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