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Reichstag Tours

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Visit Reichstag, the German parliament, that has withstood the test of time to narrate many a fascinating story. Delve into its rich history and learn about all the events it has witnessed, from the Imperial Era to both World Wars. With Reichstag tours, enjoy a detailed guided tour and head to the top of the dome for a dramatic view of the city.
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Multi-lingual Private Guided Tour of Reichstag & Glass Dome
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Deluxe Berlin: Car Tour with a Meal at Reichstag, Wine & Chocolate Tastings
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German Guided Tour of Parliament District
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World War II And The Third Reich Walking Tour Of Berlin
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Reichstag Tours Guide

The Reichstag has a rich and complex history and has been the seat of the German parliament since 1894. The building was set on fire in 1933, which helped the Nazi party rise to power and was also heavily damaged during World War II. The Reichstag was restored and became the seat of the Bundestag (the German federal parliament) once again after the reunification of Germany. The Reichstag building is symbolic of the German people, representing the country's political history and ongoing journey towards democracy. The building is also a symbol of the reunification of Germany and the country's post-war recovery.
Read along to know further details about the different Reichstag tour tickets, timings, getting there, etc.

All Your Reichstag Tickets And Tour Options

Standard In & Around Tour

Guided Tours

Private Tours

The Standard In & Around Tour ticket is ideal for visitors who want to avoid splurging yet wish to learn about the Reichstag's history and more. Visitors can access the Reichstag building, learn about its architecture and history, and visit the Dome with these tickets. 

Recommended experience

This tour is ideal for visitors looking to discover more about the history and architecture of the Reichstag. Learn why the Reichstag is one of the most important buildings in German politics while exploring the interiors of the building, including the Dome, visitor's terrace, and the plenary chamber. 
The Reichstag guided tours provide an in-depth understanding of the Reichstag and its importance in German politics. Discover what makes this place one of the top attractions of Berlin via informative audio guides and experienced tour guides. The guided tours are ideal for visitors who want to know more about the Reichstag. 

Recommended experiences

The World War II and the Third Reich Walking Tour of Berlin take you back in time and provides an overview of the Nazi regime in Germany and the events leading up to World War II. You will discover the unknown secrets about the Nazi party and the Third Reich on this guided tour led by experienced guides. 
An ideal tour for those who want to learn about Berlin's past and present. Find out about the significance of the Berlin Wall in German history and what it stands as a reminder for today. Get an in-depth understanding of the Reichstag, the Dome, and other top attractions in the Parliament District. 
Book a private Reichstag tour to avoid large groups and discover the hidden secrets of the Reichstag in a unique and personalized experience. Get the undivided attention of the tour guide, who will answer all your questions during the tour. 

Recommended experiences

A private Glass Dome tour offers a personalized experience wherein your guide can curate a tour based on your specific interests. Get exclusive access to the Reichstag's Glass dome, which is not accessible to the general public at all times. Enjoy the tour at your own pace and learn more about the Reichstag's history on this guided private tour. 

Which Reichstag Tickets Should You Go For?

If you are on a budget

The Around and Into the Reichstag Tour is the right choice if you are on a budget. On this affordable guided tour, you can enjoy some of the most popular attractions of Berlin including the Memorial Church, Postdamer Square, Embassy Area, Berlin Palace, and more.

If you want to know more about Reichstag

If you want to learn more about the Reichstag, consider booking the Guided tours. Each guided tour is led by experienced guides who have an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the Reichstag and its history. 

If you want to enjoy a private tour all to yourself 

You should book a private tour if you wish to avoid touring the Reichstag in large groups and want a more personalized experience. Besides, you will also have the undivided attention of the tour guide, who will address all your questions during the private tour. 

Reichstag tours Offers & Discounts

Free Entry 

Entry to the Reichstag Building is free for all visitors. However, they need to register themselves in advance on the Reichstag website. 

Discounted Tickets 

Tickets are available at discount cashback for selected guided and walking tours for children, senior citizens, and students. 

Cashbacks

Headout offers up to 5% cash back on select guided and private tours. 

Plan Your Visit To Reichstag Berlin

Opening Hours

Getting There

Guidelines/Facilities

What are the Reichstag's opening hours? 
The Reichstag's opening hours are 8 AM to 12 AM each day. 
When is the Reichstag closed?
The Reichstag is open for visitors every day throughout the year. It is important to note that the Dome will be closed on the following dates for cleaning and maintenance:
20 March to 24 March
24 July to 28 July
11 September to 15 September
23 October to 27 October
What is the best time to visit the Reichstag?
The best time to visit the Reichstag is during the day, as you can enjoy the beautiful view of the German capital from here. 
How long is a Reichstag tour?
A Reichstag tour typically takes around 1.5 to 2 hours, giving you enough time to visit and learn about the main attractions in the Reichstag. 
Where is Reichstag located?
The Reichstag is located between the northern end of the Ebertrasse and the southern bank of the Spree River. 
How do I get to the Reichstag?
You can get to the Reichstag by public transportation, including the bus and train. 
Can I take the metro/train to Reichstag?
Yes, you can take the metro/train to Reichstag. 
Can I take the bus to Reichstag?
Yes, you can take the bus to Reichstag. 
Is Reichstag wheelchair accessible?
Yes, all areas of the Reichstag are wheelchair accessible. 
Is a storage facility available at Reichstag?
Unfortunately, no storage facility is available at Reichstag.
Is photography permitted inside the Reichstag?
Photography is permitted from the press galleries. 
What languages are the Reichstag guided tours available in?
On request, Reichstag guided tours are available in English, Norwegian, French, Italian, Danish, Spanish, and Russian. 
Are audio guides available for Reichstag tours?
Yes, audio guides are available for Reichstag tours each day except on public holidays. 
What are the dining options available at Reichstag?
A few dining options are available at the top of the Dome at Reichstag, including the Reichstag Dome Restaurant, Cafe from Berlin, and more. 
Is there parking available at Reichstag?
Although there is no parking available at Reichstag, there are plenty of public parking spaces close to the Reichstag.  

What to See During a Reichstag Tour

There are plenty of places to see during a Reichstag Tour. Continue reading to learn more about these places and what makes them unique. 

Reichstag Parliament

The Lower House of the German Parliament during the Empire and the Reichstag of the Weimar Republic were both historically headquartered in the Reichstagsgebäude before the arson attempt that resulted in the 1933 Reichstag fire. Today, the Federal Republic of Germany's Bundestag gathers here. The Reichstag Parliament's iconic 23-meter-high glass dome with an observation deck is open for tourists.

Reichstag Building

The Reichstag Building was reduced to rubble when a fire broke out there in the 1930s. After the restoration, the Neoclassical palace has become one of Germany's most popular tourist destinations. The construction of the building was completed in 1894, and since 1999, it has been home to Germany's parliament. It also symbolizes Germany's reunification. 

Reichstag Dome

Norman Foster reconstructed the Reichstag Dome after the Reichstag caught fire in the 1930s. The new Dome, in many ways, echoes the Dome, especially since it's made of glass and steel. Visitors can enjoy a 360-degree view of Berlin from here, making it one of the most visited attractions in the German capital. Overall, the Dome is more modern-looking than the rest of the building. 

Reichstag Plenary Chambers

Paul Wallot, between 1884 and 1894, constructed the Reichstag. The plenary chamber, which has a floor space of 1200 square metres and a height of 24 metres, is the main highlight of the Reichstag. It spans the whole height of the building, and its interiors are visible from practically all of the neighbouring buildings' floor levels, from the interior courtyards, and to other vantage points.

Berlin Palace

The revamped Berlin Palace is a modern baroque building and is considered to be the melting pot of world cultures. The German Bundestag decided to reconstruct the Berlin Palace, resulting in stiff competition between architects worldwide. 

Memorial Church

The Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Building is one of the top attractions of Berlin. The Memorial Building, which is not only a gorgeous church, is also a memorial to peace and reconciliation as well as war and devastation. Only the tower's remnants, which serve as decoration for the structure today, are left after being severely damaged during World War II.

Postdamer Square

Potsdamer Square is one of the main squares in Berlin today. It is close to the major tourist destinations in the German capital, including Tiergarten Park, the Brandenburg Gate, the Holocaust Memorial, the Topography of Terror, and Checkpoint Charlie. It developed into a prominent commercial and cultural hub in Berlin during the nineteenth century.

Embassy Area

The embassy area in Berlin is an area where you will find several foreign consulates and embassies. The site is inside the Tiergarten neighbourhood and is known for its boulevards and historic buildings. Therefore, you will find many locals as well as tourists in the Embassy area of Berlin.

Things To Do In Berlin

Here are some of the top things to do in Berlin:

Berlin TV Tower

The Berlin TV tower is one of the most iconic attractions of the German capital and represents reunified Germany. It hosts nearly 1.3 million visitors annually, with a count of almost 6,000 visitors each day during the high season. The TV tower provides a 360° view of Berlin and includes a turning restaurant - the highest in Europe. 

DDR Museum

The DDR Museum takes you back in time and offers a glimpse into life in the former Germany Democratic Republic (DDR), also known as East Germany. The museum showcases the culture of the Germans residing in East Germany - a communist state. The DDR Museum is opposite the Berlin Cathedral and lies in the former government district of the DDR. 

Berlin Wall Museum

The Berlin Wall Museum or the Checkpoint Charlie Museum is the perfect representation of the tensions between all the world superpowers. Due to its rich history and historical significance, The Berlin Wall Museum became one of the most famous border crossings in the city. Visitors can learn about the Berlin Wall and other topics, including the resistance, opposition, and East German Stasi. You can also get an in-depth understanding of why the Berlin Wall was eventually brought down on 9 November 1989. 

Berlin Dungeon

The Berlin Dungeon is a genuinely spectacular attraction that blends an incredible cast of theatrical actors with special effects, 360° stages, and spooky stories in an engaging walkthrough experience. Learn about Berlin's gruesome past here. You can explore Berlin's vast history that spans over 800 years through various rides and settings that are most likely to make you scream and laugh. 

Illuseum Berlin

A trip to the Illuseum Berlin is an absolute must if you are in and around Berlin. Here, your eyes and mind will play games with you and trick you into thinking, seeing, and believing things that do not exist. The optical illusions, holograms, and mind-tickling riddles are bound to confuse you and teach you more about the human brain. 

German Spy Museum

The German Spy Museum is a unique attraction that is devoted to the world of espionage. The museum is in the best location, right in the middle of Berlin - the Capital of Spies. The Spy Museum showcases the different techniques deployed by spies dating from ancient Bible history to the present. A must-visit place for those interested to know more about the lives of spies and how they do their business.  

Reichstag Tickets FAQs

Are Reichstag tour tickets available online now?

Yes, Reichstag tour tickets are available online now. 

What are the different Reichstag tours and tour options available?

The Reichstag tours and ticket options include guided tours, private tours, and standard in-and-around tours.

Are guided Reichstag tours available?

Yes, you can choose from two guided Reichstag tours available on Headout. These include a Multi-lingual Private Guided Tour of the Reichstag & Glass Dome and a German Guided Tour of the Parliament District

Are discounts available on Reichstag tours and tickets?

Yes, discounts are available on select Reichstag tours and tickets. 

What are Reichstag's opening hours?

The Reichstag is open to the public daily from 10 AM to 12 AM. 

How do I get to the Reichstag?

You can get to the Reichstag by public transport, including the bus or the metro. 

When is the best time to visit the Reichstag?

The best time to visit the Reichstag is early morning when it is less crowded than other times of the day.

Is Reichstag wheelchair accessible?

Yes, Reichstag is wheelchair accessible. 

Is photography allowed inside the Reichstag?

Yes, photography is allowed inside the Reichstag.

When is the Reichstag closed?

The Reichstag is open throughout the year, including public holidays.

How long is a Reichstag tour?

Typically, a Reichstag tour takes around 1-2 hours. 

Where can I eat while in Reichstag?

You can dine at the Berlin Cafe and Reichstag Dome Restaurant in Reichstag.

Are audio guides available for a Reichstag tour?

Yes, audio guides are available for a Reichstag tour. 
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