The Royal palace is situated in the Dam Square. The palace is famous for its historical importance and was fashioned in 17th century by Jacob van Campen which is amongst the World’s Eight Wonders. Nowadays the palace is placed at the king’s disposal. The place is used by the sovereign for the sake of original purposes. The interior comprises of the wooden and the upholstered furniture, bronze chandeliers with the original wall hangings. The pieces obtained during the later reigns of Dutch Kings William I and II are also mummified in this palace. You can feel the elegance by visiting 17 rooms, halls and galleries which hallmarks the Empire collection, grand marble floors and the epic sculptures and the paintings from the 17th and 18th centuries. A free audio tour is provided in the languages of Dutch, English, German, Spanish and Italian. In the museum shops, the catalogues and guidebooks of the actual exhibition are also available to avoid the confusion of the tourists in this palace.
See also : Walk to the luxury Albert Cuyp Market
How to Reach:
By Metro: The nearest metro station is the Central Station.
By Tram: Take the trams 4, 9, 16, 24 or 25.
By Bus: Catch the buses 4, 9, 16, 24 and 25.
Children (5-16 years): €6.50.
Children under 5 years: Free
Timings: June – August is from 11:00 am– 5:00 p.m., and on regular season it is from Tuesday - Sunday 12:00 noon - 5 p.m.
Address: Royal palace, Dam Square, Amsterdam’s Old Centrum area.