Places To Visit

Saint Nicholas Chapel and the Empress Theophanu

The Saint Nicholas Chapel is one of the few remaining parts of the Valkhof, a citadel built by Charlemagne, in Nijmegen in the Netherlands. The origins of the chapel itself are pretty vague. It was possibly founded by Theophanu, abbess of Essen, whose grandmother and namesake was the Empress Theophanu who died at the Valkhof [read more]