Amsterdam & The Royal Family
Weddings and the inauguration of the new Monarch. Amsterdam has long history with the Orange-Nassau family. The tour fills you in about the centuries long relationship of the family with the Dutch Republic and now the Kingdom of the Netherlands. We will walk along important landmarks such as the Palace on Dam square and Westerkerk where Queen Beatrix got married. Amsterdammers cheered for the royals dressed in Orange but the family also has been booed. And who knew that the first Dutch King was a Frenchman?Amsterdam as the capital of the Republic has always had mixed relationship with the Orange -Nassau family. While the elite of Amsterdam was Republican. The Royal family remained popular with the poorer classes.Four kings and four Queens in the last 200 years. All you ever wanted to know....
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