These walks, in the form of a PowerPoint presentation, with a verbal explanation by a city guide, at a location of your choice. Particularly suitable for schools, associations and (senior) care homes.
Nijmegen around 1875
Nijmegen is still a fortresscity with surrounded with city walls and gates. The disadvantage of this is the limitation of living space for the inhabitants.
Nijmegen in the 1930s
The city before World War II in its full glory. Until the Second World War, the center of Nijmegen was a city with narrow, fully filled streets and beautiful medieval buildings. The destruction during the Second World War brought this to a sadly end.
The bombing on February 22, 1945
Pictures of the city before and after the destruction by bombing, carried out by the Allies. A mistake?
See the pictures and listen to the stories of the guide.
Liberation of Nijmegen: Operation Market Garden
The Allied soldiers colonizedthe city: the citizens are going through a difficult and though time as Nijmegen has become a frontline city from September 1944 till February 1945. A difficult or also an adventurous and challenging time?
Parks in Nijmegen
The people of Nijmegen all know the Kronenburgerpark, the Hunnerpark. But there are many more parks in Nijmegen. There is a beautiful park almost every district. The guide will show them to you.
Reconstructions after World War II and developments of the last decades. After the destruction, the city has risen from its ashes. The city center was given new impetus and glamour with a lot of special architecture. The oldest city of the Netherlands is again particularly beautiful.
De Waal and Spiegelwaal (Mirror-Waal)
Photographs of the Waal and its secondary mirror in all its glory. De Waal has been a blessing and a plague for Nijmegen for centuries. That is why it has been decided to give the Waal a secondary channel so that during high water periods the city will not be flooded. The excess of water will be flow away thru the secondary river. An explanation of the how and why of this hydraulic mega project has been carried out.