Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis)

Interesting
Erected in 1648 as a City Hall, this building was turned into a royal palace by Louis Bonaparte in 1808, following a fire. The imposing but ungraceful rectangular building rests on 13 659 piles. Above the east and west facades there are fine sculpted tympanums. The interior is home to a maze of halls and drawing rooms decorated with fine statuary, including the impressive Citizens' Hall which boasts a marble floor depicting a map of the world.

Useful information

Address:

Dam, 1012 NP Amsterdam

Price:

10 € (-18 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

exceptional closures during royal receptions, see Website

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