Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Germany  /  Berlin  /  Reichstag Building

Reichstag Building, Berlin

4.6
#3 of 17,048 in Things to do in Germany
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.
Create an itinerary including Reichstag Building
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Tours To Reichstag Building

Reichstag Building Reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
35,014 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • Reichstag is a must see while visiting Berlin. Plan ahead to book your ticket online or plan to wait a long line to get tickets. The modern glass dome on the classic building is incredible beautiful.....  more »
  • We visited the Reichstag on invitation of my cousin who lives in Berlin. You have to pre book your visit online and submit passport details of you are not a German citizen, no worries around...  more »
Google
  • Stunning building, with lots of security. Audio was very informative about what was located outside and information about the building. Went to the cafe, which lots of people seem to miss. Glass top roof with a fabulous view. Well presented staff and all we spoke to spoke English and German. Which for us was fantastic. Coffee and tea available with delicious and large serving of cake. Will recommend to anyone.
  • Located near all other historical landmarks in Berlin. This is an amazing building with so much history. It is such as shame of the fire which we will never know who started it...plenty of security, which I can understand as it is an active Parliament building. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and patient. Make sure you take your time and enjoy the view up from the top of the landmark. The last Russian graffiti just takes you into what the people back then were going through and just makes us appreciate their sacrifice.

Plan your trip to Berlin

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Berlin

4.6
Duration: 1 hour
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

Historic Sites in Berlin

See all ›
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.2
Duration: 3h 30 min
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Berlin

See all ›
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
3.8
Duration: 2 hours
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.5
Duration: 1 hour

Hidden gems in Berlin

4.6
Duration: 2 hours
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Fun & Games in Berlin

See all ›
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Nearby attractions in Berlin

4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.1
Duration: 3h 30 min
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes