"Noviomagus" Top 5 Page for this destination Nijmegen by pieter_jan_v
Nijmegen Travel Guide: 423 reviews and 775 photos
Nijmegen was founded by the Romans who called this place Noviomagus, meaning new market. In the days of Charlemagne, the city was called Numaga; later on this became Nieumeghen or Nimmegen.
Nijmegen is known for the Vierdaagse, a 4 day international walking event.
City Council Nijmegen
- Pros:Monuments, shops and the river
- Cons:Hilly (no high heels, ladies)
- In a nutshell:Good for a nice day out
The Ferdinand Hamer statue was made b Bart van Hove in 1902. Ferdinand was a bisschop and missionair in Mongolia, where... more travel advice
The first Nijmegen train station was opened in August 9, 1865. The building was located at the present location of the... more travel advice
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