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Reichstag Building

Open today: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Situated just north of the Brandenburg Gate, this building houses the German Parliament and was the seat of the Weimar Republic government until it was seized by the Nazis in 1933.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Platz der Republik 1, 10557 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 2270
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Reviewed today via mobile

I will never understand a cold attitude towards visitors. Plenty of sour faces here. But look beyond and you'll find the building and contents very interesting indeed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peta Susan J
Reviewed today

Went here on a Sunday night in early December, 2 adults and 15 year old daughter. Booked it about 3 days before, but only 3 slots available over a Sat, Sunday or Monday. All on Sunday evening. No slots with a guide available. . We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dublinlocal
Reviewed today via mobile

You have to be organised and book in advance, even for the next day, and you will need your passport or ID but it’s WELL worth it and free!!! You turn up at your allotted time, pass through security and then get whisked to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank N8506LBjasonc
Reviewed today

We booked this free tour, with a guide, in advance. Booking online is easy and the 90 minute tour was very interesting. Our guide was very informative, we visited the public gallery in the Bundestag and also one of the committee rooms amongst other things....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 8kerry
Reviewed today

This was just the spot for gettig nice pictures with a view of Berlin. The only thing you must do is: book it online. It's also free.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anouk V
Reviewed today

We booked to go up the Dome before travelling out to Berlin, it was free to do and easy form to fill in online. We did struggle to get a decent time and ended up booking for a night visit, was actually good because we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Make sure you book in advance. You will be hard pressed to get in during the day time if you just turn up on the day. Try and get sunset or when all the lights start to twinkle on. The dome is pretty amazing as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Evearound
Reviewed yesterday

Although I had seen the dome before, I wanted to have another look whilst there on a recent break. You need to book a time-slot at the ticket office across the road from the Reichstag building, and slots are usually for the next day, or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Before your visit, you need to make an appointment on their website. Believe me when I say that it worths visiting both at day and at night. The view is incredible and the entrance is free. You can have an awesome view also from the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ac-moisuc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We emailed several months in advance for the English speaking tour of the building itself and to learn more about Germany’s parliament. I would highly recommend this tour. It was very informative and our tour guide was knowledgeable and had a wonderful dry sense of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights
like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum
Island. The central location makes this one of the
city's most expensive places to live. It is here the
oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence
of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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2 December 2018|
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Response from teo89er | Reviewed this property |
Hi.If you take the audio-guide, around 1 hour. If not, you won't be guided in the building by anyone (just up to the entrance) and you can be in and out in 30 minutes.
24 November 2018|
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Response from LommaTraveller | Reviewed this property |
It is easy at Bundestag homepage. You can search for available timeslots. Booking is free of charge.
Claire O
30 August 2018|
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Response from Jobsworth4 | Reviewed this property |
You MUST register so no, don’t just turn up but to get inside to see the dome and views, try and book in the restaurant which is on the roof. You must take your passport or photo ID and, the reservation booking for KAFER... More