Roombeek Tourism

Roombeek (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈroːmbeːk]) is a working-class suburb of the Dutch city of Enschede. It made international headlines due to the Enschede fireworks warehouse disaster (Dutch, "Vuurwerkramp") on May 13, 2000. The warehouse explosion in Roombeek caused 23 deaths, and wounded 947 people.Around 400 homes were destroyed, and 1500 were seriously damaged by the fireworks explosion. Prior, there were already plans for a major renovation of the district. Many old factory complexes are now renovated and suitable for living, work, and cultural activities. A location along the Roombeek waterway was dedicated as a memorial to the four firefighters who died in the Enschede fireworks disaster.


If you are looking for travel information of Roombeek in Netherlands, you've come to the right place. Roombeek is located at a short trip away from Amsterdam a major city in Netherlands. Amsterdam, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum. Also, to reach Roombeek, you'll have to take a flight to Amsterdam; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Roombeek.

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  • Know the pollution level of Roombeek before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Roombeek for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Roombeek.

    • Burglary and Theft 45.65 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.36 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 46.59 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35.23 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 31.82 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 48.91 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 70.65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 65.22 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.65 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 42.39 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 57.95 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Roombeek is 184.07 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 54.69 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.12 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 23.95 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 10.75 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.5 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 62.5 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.64 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 89.87 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Roombeek

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 73.94 USD

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