DescriptionWould you like to live in a Minerva women's home? At Nieuwsteeg 31, a student residence from 1750, live 18 women who are members of the Minerva student association. One student lives in a special house with its own kitchen, bathroom and toilet. This house is also known as the conservatory. In the conservatory, original eighteenth-century wall hangings by the Amsterdam painter Dirk Dalens can be admired. The other students have their own room and share the kitchen, bathroom, toilet and garden. The building is also known as 'In de Bloem van Leyde' (In the Flower of Leyde).The building has three storeys and is located in Binnenstad Zuid, the most historic part of the Leiden city centre. This part of the city is called 'Binnen de singels' (Within the singels). You will find many picturesque monuments, canals, museums and courtyards in this neighbourhood. Shops, cinemas, cafes and restaurants are within walking distance. Leiden Central Station is a 5-minute bicycle ride away.