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Palace of Europe (Palais de l'Europe)

1 avenue de l Europe, 67075, Strasbourg, France
+33 3 88 41 20 29
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This important government building houses the Council of Europe and the European Parliament, an important legislative branch of the European Union.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“human rights” (4 reviews)
“council” (6 reviews)
“court” (2 reviews)
1 avenue de l Europe, 67075, Strasbourg, France
+33 3 88 41 20 29
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Once again we saw this when we were on our boat trip quite close to the European Parliament building.

Thank susycp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of the European Union, France decided that this building must represent all of the countries of the EU, and the council of Europe. Many decisions for the European Union are drafted here. Worth visiting

Thank Raul V
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Its ok, you cant go in, but if you enjoy law or politics worth a visit. Building itself is a bit disappointing but if you are in Strasbourg Id go.

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 10 March 2017

There are several big buildings for friends of modern architechture. The European Parliament, court of human rights building, Council of Europe Agora building just opposite. A little bit older, huge Council of Europe building is particularly interesting. If possible to enter, worth a stroll, visit...More

1  Thank Malverns
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We actually thought the council of Europe and the European Parliament were one and the same, however, our guide did a very good job of explaining that they are actually two separate entities. The tour lasted about an hour and gave the audience plenty of...More

Thank MBond55
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We saw this building whilst on a guided tour of the city. It was nice to see (in a strange way) the European Parliament. Our guide told us that it is possible to visit inside but tours must be booked in advance.

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Of course, the building is quite big and impressive, if you like this kind of architecture. But apart from that, there is nothing to do or see and it is quite a way to get there. Plus, you cannot enter it as an individual, only...More

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 19 September 2016

nothing to see. We took the boat tour and went past this building. While impressive, I'm in Europe to see historical ancient sights, not brand new buildings...

Thank pueblogirl
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Having once seen the inside of the impressive and must have seen building with round about 10.000 visitors during the open day of the European Parliament, most people forget to walk around the building and catch touching photos such as animals and couples in love,...More

Thank Meetropool
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

A modern form of architecture that house the political figures of this city. An ordinary place to see if you came from a place like New York that full of new modern buildings. Not so much to tell about this.

Thank Jun J
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