Culture

Nijmegen has been around for many centuries! Dive into its history and discover a wealth of archeological findings and ruins, or visit the exhilarating Honigcomplex for a taste of modern culture. Be inspired by contemporary art at one of the many expositions, or discover the oldest city of the Netherlands through city walks. Experience how it is to be blind in a museum, or feast your eyes at an arthouse cinema. Go out and dance until the morning light or just take a moment to appreciate beautiful music. Enjoy high-brow Theater or easily accessible literature and poetry. Everywhere across town you’ll find culture and history in 101 different forms.

St Stephens’s Church

The late Gothic St Stephens’s Church is in the heart of the charming historical centre of Nijmegen. As soon as you enter the church you will be struck by the striking interplay of lines in the architecture and the extraordinary light that enters through the stained glass windows. At the centre of the church you will find the impressive tomb of Catherine of Bourbon, built in 1512. The showpiece is the famous König organ which is frequently to be heard.

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