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Berlin: Reichstag with Plenary Chamber & Cupola in German

Product ID: 49448
Enjoy an exciting 2-hour tour of the government district and the Reichstag building in Berlin. Learn more about the history, architecture, and everyday politics in the government district, and visit the plenary chamber and dome of the Reichstag building.
About this activity
Duration: 2.5 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
German
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the impressive government buildings along the River Spree
  • Visit the Reichstag building in Berlin
  • See the Federal Chancellery and the Berlin Wall Memorial
  • Learn more about the division of the city
  • Visit the panoramic roof terrace under the Reichstag building's glass dome and admire breathtaking views of Berlin
Full description
Experience an exciting, varied tour in Berlin on an informative walk through the government district. Visit the plenary chamber and dome of the Reichstag building and gain insight into the history of the government district on this 45-minute walk along the River Spree. See the old government buildings as well as the modern government and parliament buildings built after 1995. See Jakob-Kaiser-Haus, Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus, and the Federal Chancellery.

After the tour outside, you will pass through the security check to get into the Reichstag building. Listen to an interesting talk in the plenary chamber, and learn important information about German parliamentary history as well as interesting details about the Reichstag building itself. Find out more about the history and architecture of the building as well as the reconstruction by British architect Sir Norman Foster that transformed it into one of the most modern and innovative parliament buildings in the world.

The highlight of the tour is a visit to the roof terrace and the glass dome of the Reichstag building. From here you can enjoy the breathtaking view of Berlin. You can stay up on top of the Reichstag for as long as you like, as long as it is not after closing time at midnight.
Includes
  • Guided tour through the government district in German, no other languages available
  • Completion of all formalities to visit the German Bundestag
  • Visit to the plenary chamber, the roof terrace, and the dome of the Reichstag building
What’s Not Included
  • Transfer to the starting point

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At the ARD studio, Wilhelmstraße 67 A (on the corner of Reichstagufer), next to the Marschallbrücke

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Oversize luggage
Know before you go
Please note that this tour is conducted in German ONLY. Due to highly complex political topics very good German language skills are required.

All visitors to the Reichstag building must undergo an inspection of personal data in advance and go through security control onsite. All guests are therefore required to provide detailed personal data for registration at the Reichstag building. Please provide the full names (not just initials) and dates of birth of all participants. Please specify 1 or 2 alternative dates if your first choice is not available.

Please note that failing to provide the required information when booking will result in no registration for the Reichstag visit.

Entry to the Plenary Chamber and cupola are free of charge. The tour price includes a tour lead by an expert guide, tour organisation and registration at the Bundestag.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 2886 reviews

Review summary

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Informative, inclusive guide.

Our guide was lovely, welcoming, informative and wanted everyone to feel included. He was very knowledgeable about the architecture and why certain parts were built where etc. As it was in German, I did not understand everything. Inside for our Vortrag, the speaker was at times very clear - I could understand him, but at others spoke very fast Berlinish. The dome visit was excellent and summed up our whole 4 days in Berlin - all the pieces came together. All in all I think it was well thought out.

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29 October 2017

Guide and Dome amazing

The Guide was very knowledgeable and helpful, giving us options as we did not speak much German. Although his commentary was in German which we were expecting, he provided summaries in English. The Audio devices in the Dome were in English and were activated by where you had reached in the climb up ti the top of the Dome. We opted to skip the 40 minute talk in German the Plenary Hall.

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16 October 2017

very interesting

It was a very interesting sightseeing, we know a lot more About the area round the Reichstag. The guide tels Us a lot of the old and the New buildings, and the chambers. What he told was actualy and he knows so much off this walk. There was even a part off the Berliner Mauer and he told Us a story About this part. And then te Plenairsaal, into the Reichstag we are listening to a meeting About people off the gouverment. And then the dome with his view About Berlin. A wunderful sight. We recommand this very much too a everyone who will visit Berlin. Please see this Tour bu Get Your Guide. We come back someday and vist it again.

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5 May 2017

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