The European Parliament


Comment :

Its 750-seat debating chamber, completed in 1999, is designed to host this institution’s monthly sessions.
The architecture of the building designed by Architecture Studio Europe is based on a combination of circles and ellipse, with the Parliament building being organised into several clearly identified areas:

- A wing shaped building. From this "wing" emerges the dome of the hemicycle debating chamber, designed for 750 MEPs,

- A 60 m high tower including 17 floors and 1 133 offices,

- Work place, communication and social areas.

The building has three internal "streets", with the main one featuring a winter garden including a forest of philodendrons.

Visits available for groups only, by writing beforehand to:
Bureau d'Information du Parlement Européen
Allée du Printemps - B.P. 1024 F

Type of site to visit : Institutional site

Weekly closing on : Saturday, Sunday

Temporarily closed : 1 january, Good Friday, Easter, Easter Monday, 1 may, 8 may, Ascension Day, Whitsuntide, Whitsuntide Monday, 14 july, 15 august, All Saints' Day, 11 november, 25 december, 26 december


Avenue du Président Robert Schuman
67000 Strasbourg
03 88 17 20 07


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