Question: Does the Dutch Queen Live in Amsterdam's Royal Palace?
Answer: No. The Queen of the Netherlands, Queen Beatrix, lives in a royal residence called Huis ten Bosch Palace, located in the northeastern part of the Dutch city Den Haag (The Hague). Her main offices are also located in Den Haag, at Noordeinde Palace.
The Koninklijk Paleis, or Royal Palace, in Amsterdam began as a city hall hundreds of years ago and now, at the disposal of the monarchy, is used mainly for entertaining and official visits, such as state visits, annual celebrations and other receptions.