The Reichstag building

After the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag building that now houses the German Parliament, is one of the most visited places in Berlin and a symbol for German unity.

Located in the close vicinity of the Brandenburg Gate, it was originally opened in 1894, housing the Reichstag (the Parliament of the German Empire) until 1933 when it was damaged by a fire left unsolved to this day. It benefited from limited renovations since this time and was, thus, largely unused expect for military reasons during the Second World War. Continue reading