While technically not part of Amsterdam, Diemen is home to many international students as De Key and DUWO both offer student housing. If you want to be near green spaces, this is the place to be, with Diemen park covering 1/2 the district. Definitely a place to look for affordable housing.
Diemen is not actually part of Amsterdam, but borders the city with an easy access from all sides. It is a quiet area home to more than 24,000 inhabitants, many being international students as both DeKey and Duwo have accommodations here. Surrounded by Watergrafsmeer, Duivendrecht, Amsterdm Zuid-Oost, and Ijburg, green parks abound and facilitate touring, cycling, running, playing tennis or having a picnic. The biggest park is in Diemen North, De Omloop, and covers almost ⅓ of this district’s area. With a number of comfortable bars and restaurants, it holds lots of cosy places to eat out, contains multi-functional sport centres and social activities. The two main university campuses are Bergwijkdreef and Echtenstein.
Places of interest
Meram, Het wapen van Diemen, Bogor Permai, De Tokoman, De Smeltkroes, Eetcafe Lotgenoten
Places to eat
Hachi Sushi & Grill Bar, Kwalitaria Diemerplein, Piepenbrock, Sandwich Express
First class gym
Information & statistics
Address: Rode Kruislaan
Flat size: 16 – 32 m²
Total units: 897
Monthly rent: € 370.00 – € 510.00
Distance from Centraal Station
11 minutes via Sprinter train (Diemen-Amsterdam Cetraal)
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