The Royal Palace (Koninklijk Paleis)
Although the Royal Palace is the official Royal residence, it is mainly used for functions as the family reside in The Hague. The building dates back to 1648 and was originally designed for use as Amsterdam's City Hall. A large collection of furniture from this period adorns its interiors. Guided tours are offered to visitors (although they to be booked two weeks in advance).
Address: Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 147, Dam Square
Telephone: (0)20 620 4060
Transport: 10-minute walk from Central Station, or any tram leaving from Central Station
Opening times: Open Tuesday to Sunday, from 12pm to 5pm. Guided tours can be booked by calling (020) 624 8698
Admission: €7.50 (adults), €6.50 (children)