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Address: Valkhoftrappen, 6511 Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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Nice views, cool ruins

Sunny May days, great views of the bridge, people laying in the sun on the grass, cool castle remains, nice place to lounge about. Less duck poop than the other park!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Mons
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198 reviews 198 reviews
88 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Sunny May days, great views of the bridge, people laying in the sun on the grass, cool castle remains, nice place to lounge about. Less duck poop than the other park!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

If you re in Nijmegen for a day, this is one of the places you must visit. Such a relaxing parc with wonderful view to the bridge

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Dearborn, Michigan
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A beautiful park that overlooks the river Waal. Love to wander around or to sit for a while. St. Nicholas chapel (built around 1030) and the remains of St. Martin's chapel can be found there. On market days, you can stroll through the nearby market, where there are all sorts of delightful things.....fresh fruits and vegetables, wonderful cheeses.

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A lovely park with many different viewing points and benches. Luckily the weather was kind during my visit which made the setting even more fabulous. Well worth the visit for a quiet walk.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I visited this park last summer. Indeed it is a nice and beautiful park. Do not expect a big park as it is a small one. In a nice summer day you can do picnic and enjoy the sun there. I am recommending this park to anyone who would like to have a nice time with a beautiful scene.

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London
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Nice Parc with a great history ! Wonderful trees and great views to the river the Waal and the Waal Bridge. once there was an enormous castle at this place, the chapel is left ... If you want to work on your fitness .... there are plenty of stairs ... a real challenge.

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Elsloo, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Nice settings and a lovely atmosphere. The park has different areas what makes it very "exciting" to walk trough the park.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Lovely park, no one does them like the Dutch ! Great view Small, modest, but lovely light , lots of perspectives within it, different entrances and actually there are two parts of it. It is a short walk from town centre and then o n to the riverfront

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A nice place to visit and take in the oldest city in The Netherlands. Peaceful location with nice views of the river.

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Opelika AL
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stopped to view the park on our way to the Velo Museum. When we entered the chapel a woman who worked there offered to describe the building and its history for us in English. What a gift to us. The music playing and the light inside through the beautiful windows all added to the amazing time we spent in... More 

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