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Nijmegen: 2-Hour Tour of the Oldest City in the Netherlands

1. Nijmegen: 2-Hour Tour of the Oldest City in the Netherlands

Your morning or afternoon in Nijmegen will start at your hotel or if you travel to Nijmegen from elsewhere at the train station. Set off in a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about this town. Discover the rich history of the Netherland's first settlement. Nijmegen is now the country's 10th largest city, but dates back to the Bronze Age when the Romans built a military camp, known then as Ulpia Noviamagus Batavorum. During this walking tour you will visit the ancient Roman walls and other dilapidated relics of the era. Other monuments to see are the powder tower, the public weighing house, the old town hall and Radboud University, named after the Dutch patron saint of Catholic science, Bishop Radboud. At the end of the tour you will go to the Stevens Church. Construction of the church started halfway the 13th century. In 1273 the church was consecrated by Albert Magnus, the Bishop of Cologne. On the third week of July, visitors will witness the city's most important event: people from all over the world partake in the planet's largest march with 40,000 participants covering 30-50 kilometers daily. To be sure, this is a sight not to be missed.

Discover Holland's Best City: Walking Tour of Arnhem

2. Discover Holland's Best City: Walking Tour of Arnhem

Your morning or afternoon in Arnhem will start at your hotel, river cruise ship or, if you travel to Arnhem from elsewhere, at the train station. Set off at a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about this town. The city has a rich and fascinating history that is perfect for exploring on this walking tour of Arnhem. As the famed site of World War II battles, Market Garden operation in particular, the city of Arnhem has commemorated the lives lost during the war with the John Frost Bridge, the city's most important bridge stretching over the Rhine river. Pay your respects at the famous bridge, and then head over to the city's highest landmark, the Eusebius Church. Take the panorama lift to the church's tower, reaching as high as 76 meters, and take in the spectacular views of the city and the surrounding region from the top (not included). Wrap up the walking tour at the Duivelshuis (or The House of the Devil) and visit the unique cellars under the city's shopping streets which offer a fascinating glimpse into the medieval life that once was Arnhem.

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