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Reichstag Building, Berlin

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The country's center of political power, Reichstag Building houses the German Parliament. This grand building, designed by architect Paul Wallot in 1894, was renovated and reopened in 1999. Its glass dome, designed by architect Norman Foster, offers panoramic views of the city and is accessible by elevator. You'll almost always encounter a long line waiting for the elevator, especially on sunny days, so plan lots of extra time when visiting this site. Once on top, enjoy 360-degree views and listen to a free audio guide about the building and the surrounding city sites. You can visit the dome and get guided tours of the building only with confirmed reservations secured well in advance. Check the website for details on registering online or in person. Work out when and for how long to visit Reichstag Building and other Berlin attractions using our handy Berlin day trip planning site .
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  • Keep getting to know him. Remember to make the selection of shifts through the web so that you can enter and carry a passport with the turn sheet printed
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  • A beautiful view of the city, but you need to pre-register for a visit, if you are lucky - you can sign up for a tour (but there is a super dense record). But it's free)
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  • Amazing view of the city! Orientate yourself from above. Free audio program provides info on surrounding sights. The domes' architecture is impressive. We booked a month ahead for our appointment spot. BONUS: no charge for the washrooms unlike many other public restrooms in Germany 😃
  • This place is a must to visit in Berlin. You should buy a ticket online quite early, otherwise, you may miss getting an opportunity to enter at your convenient time. I would personally recommend to go somewhere around 4.30-5.00 i.e. somewhere in between a bit of sun light and sunset. The dome takes an amazing figure as the lights turned on. And, ya, as far as I remember, the audio guide is free to use. So check it out too.
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