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Valkhof Park

Valkhoftrappen, 6511 Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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A Pleasurable Walk

Nijmegen to me lacks green area. So when i google-ed a green are in nijmegen, valkhof instantly... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Beautiful park in the heart of the city

This beautiful park right beside the museum is worth a walk or run. While we wandered through... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wendy S
Swift Current, Canada
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  • Average11%
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“old trees” (2 reviews)
Valkhoftrappen, 6511 Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nijmegen to me lacks green area. So when i google-ed a green are in nijmegen, valkhof instantly came up. It is of walking distance from the central station or city centre, but there is also a bus available. The park entrance is next to the...More

Thank Scharringa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful park right beside the museum is worth a walk or run. While we wandered through, many people jogged by us. There are great views from the battlements overlooking the river. The day we walked, it was rather chilly but the trees and begun...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely park, near the river, which offers a nice view of the WW2 significant Waal river and bridge. Nice quiet area to walk, with the Barbarossa Ruin, and the roman chapel also in the park. The view of the Waal Bridge is great. A great...More

Thank dogmantraveller
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Once a month I stroll down the hills of the Valkhof Park and then go into the centre of Nijmegen to have a drink. It's a very serene place to stroll

Thank Menoj R
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Even though you might not realise this park has 2000 years of history, from the Romans to Charlemagne through the middle ages, Nazi's and nowadays. Some things from the past can still be seen, such as the stNicholas church, the Barbarossa ruins and the Valkhofbunker(Nazi...More

Thank IngeK73
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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

1  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
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