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Valkhof Park

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Address: Valkhoftrappen, 6511 Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Lovely little park

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 view on the river.... apart from that there isn't much else to see....

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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 etc. When we visited, there was an exhibition on Our Lady. We sat in this... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Quaint park with some old archeological remnants. Nice views. Short walk around is pleasant. It does not take much time but is worth it.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

If you have free time on your hand, take a walk through this park. There is a chapel in the middle. Good, but it could be cleaner and better.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

It is a nice old park in the city center with a lot of history. It once was a castle which was destroyed by angry citizens. Halfway through the angry mob found out that some of the things in the castle were privately owned by someone, so they left those structures alone. These still stand today: the old chapel and... More 

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

It is located in the center of Nijmegen, close to the Valkhof Museum and the river called the Waal. You can also go inside a beautiful old church. It is "uphill", meaning you get a good view.

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Round Hill, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

As a child I visited this park because of the beautiful view one has of the Waalbrug and the Waal river. But now, many years later, the building is totally renovated and it is beautiful inside. I was so impressed and I loved it! Definitely a must see when you are in Nijmegen. The trees are also enormous and the... More 

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Thank Appeltje2015
The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I was here in Nijmegen central by chance and saw this open space theater event, can't help but to walk in the park to take a look. I wasn't disappointed in fact this charming little park is really good place to chill, sit, and relax. There is a nice view overlooking the Waal River. There are plenty of cafes and... More 

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Thank Chin Y
Perugia, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Its a rather small but very beautiful park overlooking the river...there is an old chapel in there with a very friendly old man playing the flute.Worth the visit!

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Thank Spyros E
Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

The Valkhofpark you simply can't miss when visiting Nijmegen. History in the centre of the eldest city in the Netherlands is here to be found, along with lawns to sit - there are benches available when sitting on a lawn isn't comfortable for you - or lay down, share a picknick or a drink, shadowy if you'd prefer, it will... More 

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