Arnhem

Arnhem, tourist information

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Coat of arms of Arnhem
Coat of arms of Arnhem

Number of inhabitants: 162.477
Number of national monuments: 467

Summary of Arnhem

The Musis Sacrum in Arhem
The Musis Sacrum in Arhem

Arnhem is the capital of the province of Gelderland and has around 150.000 inhabitants. The city has a lot to offer to keep you entertained. Arnhem is located on the river Nederrijn and in the city you will also come across the Sint-Jansbeek, on which the city once developed. The city has been described a lot in the history books.

Interesting history of Arnhem

The old town hall of Arnhem
The old town hall of Arnhem

Arnhem is an old city with a lot of history, Arnhem is also the only city in the Netherlands where trolley buses run. Several parts of Arnhem are a protected cityscape.

Arnhem Landmarks

The Sabelpoort in Arnhem
The Sabelpoort in Arnhem

Important sights are:
The 39 historic cellars from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries in the Rijnstraat include the Sint-Eusebius Church (Kerkplein 1) with a viewing platform at a height of approximately 85 meters.
then we have the Koepelkerk followed by the Sint-Walburgis basilica then we have the John Frostbrug, Stokvishal, Battle of Arnhem Information Center (At the Rijnkade under the bridge) & Korenmarkt, Duivelshuis, Sabelspoort and finally the Arnhem Post Office and the Presickhaeffs house

Shopping in Arnhem

The Ketelstraat in Arnhem
The Ketelstraat in Arnhem

Arnhem is the seventh largest shopping city in the Netherlands, and in 2007 the center of Arnhem was voted “the best city center in the Netherlands 2007-2009”. Here you will find large department stores to small specialty shops in the smaller streets. Well-known shopping streets in Arnhem are: De Jansstraat, Roggestraat, Vijzelstraat, Ketelstraat, Steenstraat, Koningstraat, Bakkerstraat and Rijnstraat.

Arnhem:
Shopping evening: Thursday
Every Sunday shopping Sunday

Things to Do in Arnhem

The Old Station Street in Arnhem
The Old Station Street in Arnhem

Of course you can also visit various museums in Arnhem, we start with the Arnhem War Museum 40-45 (Kemperbergerweg 780). these are by no means the only museums in the city, we still have the Historical Museum Arnhem (Bovenbeekstraat 21) and the Bronbeek Royal Home for Old Soldiers and Museum (Velperweg 147) then there are the Dutch Water Museum (zijpendaalseweg 26 – 28) and the Museum of Modern Art Arnhem (Utrechtseweg 87) followed by the Dutch Wine Museum (Velperweg 23) & Dutch Wine Museum (Nieuwe kade) finally we have the Trolleybus Museum Remisestraat (behind the City Office).
& Vitesse Home of History (Batavierenweg, Gelredome)

Of course you can also visit one of the 3 cinemas.


MUSEUMS ARNHEMATTRACTIONS ARNHEM
  •  Arnhem War Museum 40-45 Click right here for the site.
  •  Bronbeek Royal Home for Former Soldiers and Museum. Click right here for the site.
  •  The Dutch Water MuseumHidden in and below Sonsbeek in Arnhem is the Dutch Water Museum. this is eand interactive museum about all aspects of water click right here for the site.
  •  Arnhem Museum Click right here for the site.
  •  Dutch Wine Museum. Click right here for the site.
  •  Trolleybus Museum. Click right here for the site.
  •  Dutch Open Air Museum. Click right here for the site.
  • Burger zoo This is a large zoo with 45 hectares and is worth a visit. Click right here for the site.
  • Climb the Eusebius Church At the church square this tower is 93 meters high at the tourist office you can go for maps. Click right here for the site.
  •  Historic Cellars Arnhem For years, some thirty centuries-old cellars in the Rijnstraat have been lying underground practically unused. But that changed in 2003. Click right here for the site.
CINEMAS ARNHEMTHEATERS ARNHEM
  • VUE Arnhem, cinema with regular program. Click right here for the site.
  •  FOCUS Movie Theater, cinema with special program. Click right here for the site.
  •  Pate Anhem., cinema with regular program. Click right here for the site.
  •  Concert hall/theatre Willemeen.Click right here for the site.
  •  Gelredome. Click right here for the site.
  •  The House of Puck. Click right here for the site.
  •  Musis Sacrum-Schouwburg. Click right here for the site.
  •  Post Theatre, KAB Foundation. Click right here for the site.
  •  The New East. Click right here for the site.
  •  Theater Het Hof. Click right here for the site.
  •  eastern pole.Click right here for the site.

Nature & Parks in Arnhem

The Jansbinnensingel in Arnhem
The Jansbinnensingel in Arnhem

There are also a number of parks where you can possibly go, namely
Park Sonsbeek and House Sonsbeek. (Apeldoornseweg, Zijpendaalseweg) Park and Castle, Zypendaal ( Zijpendaalseweg) Park Klarenbeek, Park Presikhaaf. There are many more parks but these are the best.

Steps in Arnhem

the Korenmarkt in Arnhem
the Korenmarkt in Arnhem


Arnhem has a lively nightlife with a very regional atmosphere. The Korenmarkt and its immediate surroundings are known for the many bars, you can also visit one of the 8 theaters in bad weather.

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