The Royal Palace of Amsterdam

Dam, 1012 KB Amsterdam, Paesi Bassi

Simona Bertolaso

Amsterdam

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Type
Palazzi, Ville e Castelli
Hosted in
Inglese
Facility
Food, Tickets, Equiphment

Description

The Royal Palace of Amsterdam is situated on Dam Square in very the centre of Amsterdam. It was originally built as the city hall for the magistrates of Amsterdam. In the 17th century it was the largest secular building of Europe. Learn more about its history.
Today the Royal Palace on the Dam is one of the three Palaces, which the State has placed at the King’s disposal by an Act of Parliament. It is used for Royal Events like reception of the foreign heads of state during their visits in The Netherlands, the King’s New Year reception and other official receptions. Every year, it provides the setting for the presentation of various official and royal prizes.

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