A city and municipality, Arnhem is situated in the eastern part of the Netherlands. It is the capital of the province of Gelderland and is located on both banks of the river Nederrijn, as well as on the Sint-Jansbeek. As one of the larger cities of the Netherlands, the municipality is part of the city region Arnhem-Nijmegen, a metropolitan area with 736,500 inhabitants. Arnhem is home to the Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen and the ArtEZ Institute of the Arts.
Arnhem has a strong position in business services, and houses a number of company headquarters and government services. The most important economic industries in Arnhem are energy and environment, healthcare and wellness, fashion and design, and tourism. The city is home to a variety of firms in the automotive and chemical sectors. Well-known examples include BASF, Cumae, Firestone Industrial Products Europe, HyGear, and NXP Semiconductors. Arnhem offers executive suites in many areas of the city.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Places of interest in Arnhem, Netherlands include Meinerswijk, Holms of the river Rhine. Located at the southern part of river, west of Nelson Mandela Bridge, this is a great area to take a walk, to bike, or to simply sit near the river at one of the small ’beaches’. Wild Horses and Galloway’s roam the area freely. The park is also home to all kind of birds. For dining in the Sonsbeekpark, there is a fantastic Chinese restaurant called "Sonsbeek paviljoen" which is situated in the park so you can enjoy the views on the large terrace in the summer or from within the walls of the pavilion during colder months. Another option is the Italian Restaurant Zilli & Zilli where the menu changes regularly depending on fresh ingredients and there is an open kitchen so you can witness the creation of your delicious Italian dinner. Located in the heart of the city, it is a classical Italian Restaurant on the ground floor and an exclusive Italian Restaurant on the first floor.
The nearest major airport is Weeze Airport. This airport has international flights and is 85 km (51 miles) from the centre of Arnhem, Netherlands. Another major airport is Eindhoven Airport which offers international flights from the Netherlands and is 89 km (52 miles) from Arnhem, Netherlands. The Arnhem railway station is the main station of Arnhem. Intercity trains go to Utrecht, Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport, Nijmegen, Den Bosch, Tilburg, Roosendaal, Zwolle, plus smaller cities. Internationally Arnhem is on the main Inter City Express (ICE) line from Frankfurt, Germany to Amsterdam. It will stop at Amsterdam - Utrecht - Arnhem - Cologne - Frankfurt.