Nijmegen is a large city in the southeast of the Netherlands, population 160,000 (city proper). It's the largest city in Gelderland, and in the Arnhem-Nijmegen metropolitan area (pop. 725,000). In Nijmegen, you will find attractive old buildings, specialist shops and busy markets, nationally renowned museums and trendy galleries, rural town parks and culinary top restaurants. Nijmegen is a university town with an exuberant streak where culture and quality go hand in hand, a town which hosts large pop concerts and which has theatres for connoisseurs. In other words, reason enough to enjoy yourself whatever your age. Once you have crossed that bridge you will want to come back because of the atmosphere and hospitality of this town.