Inner city

At the moment, Nijmegen might just have the most bustling inner city of the Netherlands. You can enjoy a day of shopping or enjoy the cosy pubs and restaurants instead. Nijmegen is bursting with fun specialist shops and hotspots for a delicious lunch, a perfect cup of coffee, or a tasty special beer. With its many stages and museums, there is also plenty to do for the culture lovers among you.

Go shopping

The city centre of Nijmegen is perfect for shopping! With fun shopping streets and shops for everyone. The Lange Hezelstraat is the oldest shopping street in the Netherlands. Definitely worth a visit if you have never been there. At the Grote Markt and in the Burchtstraat you will find, among other stores, a Decathlon, HEMA, H&M and C&A. Marikenstraat is the modern shopping street of Nijmegen with two levels to explore.

Do you feel the sudden need for a bathroom break while shopping? Did the battery of your phone die? Or are you looking for temporary childcare? In the centre of Nijmegen you will find various useful services! See here for the offer of public services.

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Grab a bite and have a drink

Grab a chair and have a seat. With the extensive range of restaurants in Nijmegen, your efforts to find one to your liking will always succeed. Many pubs are located at the Grote Markt in Nijmegen. At the Koningsplein you can have a great afternoon enjoying your drinks. When it comes to restaurants, Kelfkensbos or Waalkade are the places to be, offering plenty of choice!

Food & drinks
© Bart van Dieken

Walk around town

The inner city has so much to offer, that it is impossible to see it all in one day. Therefore, choose to stay overnight! Not staying the night? Then we have a beautiful walking tour for you along the highlights and sights of Nijmegen!

Go for a walk
© Jurjen Drenth

Visit the market

Market in Nijmegen. Fresh vegetables, fish, flowers, and cheese. Clothing, toys, bags or candy. Fabrics, greeting cards, tools, cell phone accessories; you name it and you will be able to find it at one of the Nijmegen markets.

Go to the park

Did you know that besides shopping, good food, and enjoying culture, it is also possible to relax in one of Nijmegen city parks? Leave the hustle and bustle behind for a while and enjoy Kronenburgerpark, Valkhofpark or Hunnerpark.