The Reichstag building in Berlin is the main symbol of the country and the most famous parliament in the world. This is a historic building of the state assembly, in which from 1894 to 1933 the Reichstag of the German Empire and the Reichstag of the Weimar Republic met. Since 1999, the Federal Assembly of the Republic of Germany – the Bundestag – has been located in parliament. Since 2002, the facility has been visited by over 35 million tourists.
The building project belongs to the architect from Frankfurt – Paul Vallot. The construction of the parliament began on June 9, 1884, on this day the first stone was laid. Work continued for 10 years and cost the treasury 24 million Reichsmarks. Continue reading