The European Parliament


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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


On 3 July 2017, a new space dedicated for visitors will open its doors in the heart of the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Structured around three zones -a 360° projection room, a role-playing game for groups of 16-32 participants and a series of interactive modules- the parlamentarium Strasbourg offers the opportunity to better understand how the European Union operates, more specifically the role of the European Parliament, in an interactive and entertaining way.

For more information

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 40 01


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