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St. Stevenskerk (St. Stephan's Church) with its radiating chapels as seen from Korenmarkt.
"In quanto a Nimega si puo dire che ha una certa somiglianza con Roma ... perche anch'essa sorge su sette colli" (E. Zenuti, Vita Olandese, 1897), which I translate as: "Of Nijmegen it could be said that in some ways it resembles Rome, because it is also built on seven hills..."
My hometown was founded by the Romans, in the 14th century it became a member of the Hanseatic League - we sent a representative, for example, to the Hansetag on 24 June 1418 in Lübeck - and an important graintrading centre.
I was born here, and Nijmegen has been the hometown of some of my ancestors since at least the early 17th century. Total number of inhabitants of the town of Nijmegen, as of January 1, 2014: 168,384.
Added the first, second and third part of a walk through Nijmegen, a travelogue on the Goffertpark with pictures of the pond in the rose garden and pictures of a visit of war veterans ...
Kanunnikenhuisjes - most of them have now been converted into tiny shops, formerly they were town houses intended for the canons of the St. Stevenskerk (St. Stephan's Church).
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