11 Sights in Nijmegen, Netherlands (with Map and Images)

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1. Fort Beneden Lent

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Fort Beneden Lent or Nieuw Knodsenburg is a fort on the north bank of the Waal west of the village of Lent. The fort was built in 1862. First of all to defend the city of Nijmegen and later to protect the railway bridge over the Waal. The fort consists of a bomb-proof accommodation building surrounded by an earthen redoubt and a moat. The building has been managed by Staatsbosbeheer since 1983.

Wikipedia: Fort Beneden Lent (NL), Heritage Website

2. Joods monument

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The Jewish monument in the lower town of Nijmegen is a bronze statue of a grieving woman. It was made by sculptor Paul de Swaaf. On May 4, 1995, the monument, made in memory of the more than four hundred Jewish nijmegeners who were killed in the extermination camps during the Second World War, was unveiled. In memory of the unveiling, the intersection on which the statue is located was named after one of the youngest Jewish victims in Nijmegen: Kitty (Kaatje) the Wise. This young woman has become the symbol of the Jewish people of Nijmegen who were deported and never came back.

Wikipedia: Joods Monument (Nijmegen) (NL)

3. Kruittoren

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The Kruittoren is a remnant of the old enclosure of Nijmegen and is on the Parkweg, on the edge of the Kronenburgerpark. The tower was founded in 1426 and is approximately 30 meters high. In the nineteenth century, when selling the fortifications, the State consciously kept the tower owned in order to prevent the tower from being demolished. The tower was owned by the Government Buildings Agency until January 15, 2016, but was then transferred to the National Monument Organization (NMO).

Wikipedia: Kruittoren (Nijmegen) (NL)

4. De Witte Molen

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De Witte Molen is the oldest of the still existing two windmills in Nijmegen in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is on the Looimolenweg, more than a kilometer outside the center towards slightly aside from the road to Grave on the Heuvelrand that offers a view here over the Nijmegen district of the Wolfskuil. It is a large round stone scaffolding mill, covered with roof leather and with a flight of 25.60 m.

Wikipedia: De Witte Molen (Nijmegen) (NL)

5. Mariken van Nieumeghen

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Mariken van Nieumeghen (Mary of Nijmegen) is a miracle play recorded in a Middle Dutch text from the early 16th century. The protagonist Mariken of the story spends seven years with the devil, after which she is miraculously released. The oldest edition dates from 1515 and was printed by Willem Vorsterman. Linguistic evidence suggests it was written by a poet from an Antwerp chamber of rhetoric.

Wikipedia: Mariken van Nieumeghen (EN)

6. Sint-Antonius van Padua

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The Antonius van Paduakerk is a Roman Catholic church on the Groesbeekseweg in Nijmegen. The neo-Gothic building was built in 1916-1917 to a design by the Rotterdam architect Jos Margry. The church is dedicated to Saint Anthony of Padua. The construction was supported by the Kerkbouw foundation, which aimed to build churches dedicated to this saint.

Wikipedia: Antonius van Paduakerk (Nijmegen) (NL), Website

7. Barbarossakapel

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The Barbarossa ruin in the Dutch city of Nijmegen, also called St. Martin's Chapel, is a remnant of the Valkhof, a palace rebuilt by Emperor Frederik Barbarossa in 1155. The ruin is an apse made of tuff and contains spolia of different architectural styles from roman and Carolingian times.

Wikipedia: Barbarossa-ruïne (NL)

8. Hollands Duits Gemaal

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The Hollandsch-Duitsch pumping station is a pumping station located at the beginning of the Ooijpolder near Nijmegen. In 1933 the pumping station was built to drain water from the Ooijpolder and the adjacent German polder via 't Meertje in the Waal.

Wikipedia: Hollands-Duits gemaal (NL)

9. Park Brakkenstein

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Park Brakkenstein is a park in the Heijendaal district of the Dutch city of Nijmegen. The park is part of the former Brakkesteyn estate. The park is wedged between the Nijmegen - Venlo railway line, Radboud University and d'Almarasweg.

Wikipedia: Park Brakkenstein (NL)

10. Namenmonument

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The Jewish Namur Monument is a monument on the Kitty De Kentplaats in Nijmegen, Gelderland. On April 26, 2015, the plaque was placed in memory of the Nijmegen killed Jewish population during the Second World War in the Netherlands.

Wikipedia: Joods Namenmonument (Nijmegen) (NL)

11. Kronenburgerpark

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The Kronenburgerpark is a park in the center of Nijmegen. It is close to the Central Railway Station and the Lange Hezelstraat. Where the park touches the Parkweg are the remains of the medieval walls with the Kruittoren.

Wikipedia: Kronenburgerpark (EN)


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