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Reichstag guided tours

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Berlin is a city brimming with history, and no visit is complete without exploring the Reichstag, the beating heart of German politics. Embarking on a guided tour of the Reichstag building offers a unique blend of architectural splendor, historical significance, and panoramic views of Berlin's vibrant cityscape. Here's everything you need to know about Berlin Reichstag tours to make the most of your visit.

Which Reichstag guided tour is best for you?

Reichstag Guided tours

Reichstag building tour

Suited for: History buffs, architecture enthusiasts, and those who prefer a detailed exploration of Reichstag.

Why go for it?

  • Led by knowledgeable guides, you'll delve deep into the building's history, from its 19th-century origins and destruction in the war to its present-day role in German politics.
  • You'll also gain insights into the intricate architectural design and construction of the Reichstag, with a visit to its stunning glass dome and roof terrace.
  • Enjoy the tour in English or German, making it easier to understand the intricate details and stories.

Recommended ticket: English or German Guided Tour of the Reichstag Building

Reichstag Guided tours

Tour of the Reichstag and its surroundings

Suited for: Sightseers and first-time visitors looking for a comprehensive Berlin experience.

Why go for it?

  • This tour takes you not only through the Reichstag but also around the surrounding government district, offering a holistic view of Berlin's historical landmarks.
  • The Reichstag tour includes access to its magnificent glass dome, offering panoramic views of the Berlin skyline.
  • After your Reichstag tour, you'll explore multiple landmarks, including the Berlin Palace, Memorial Church, Potsdamer Platz, and more, making it ideal for those looking to see multiple sights in a single tour.

Recommended ticket: Around and into the Reichstag Tour

Why go on a Reichstag guided tour?

Reichstag Guided tours

Frequently asked questions about Berlin Reichstag tours

What languages are available for the Reichstag guided tours?

Generally, guided tours are available in English and German. However, some Reichstag tours are conducted exclusively in German, as due to the complex political topics discussed, excellent German language skills are required.

What is the cost of a Reichstag guided tour compared to a regular ticket?

Entry to the Reichstag is free of charge with a prior reservation, while guided tours cost around . This small investment is worth it as these tours offer an engaging exploration of the building's rich history and political significance, providing deeper insights than a self-guided visit.

Are audio guides available as an alternative to a human guide?

Yes, audio guides are available for the Berlin parliament tour and can be picked up on your visit to the Reichstag Dome. They are available in twelve different languages: English, French, Chinese, Dutch, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian, and German. The audio guides are user-friendly and provide detailed information about the Reichstag, the German Bundestag, and the surrounding sights.

How long is the average guided tour?

The average Reichstag guided tour lasts about 1.5 hours.

What is the cancellation policy for guided tours?

You can cancel some Reichstag tour tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and receive a full refund. However, some tickets may not be eligible for cancellation, so it's essential to check the specific terms and conditions at the time of booking.

Is there a meet-up point for the tours, and where is it located?

Typically, the meeting point for Reichstag tours is in front of the Tourist Info at Brandenburger Tor on Pariser Platz. If the meeting point is different, it will be specified on your final ticket voucher.

What happens if I am late?

If you're late, you will likely miss your tour. It's best to arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes early to ensure you don't miss out.