The Reichstag building is а historical construction in Berlin which houses Bundestag (supreme constitutional organ of the Federal Republic of Germany). Nowadays, the Bundestag is the world’s most-visited parliament. Why so? Reichstag dome with its observation deck definitely played an important role in this worldwide recognition.
- Where: Berlin, Germany
- What: observation deck
- Height of viewing platform: 40.7 m
- Height of construction: 47 m (including dome)
Angela Merkel has her lunches there:
What is under the dome?
Admission: entrance is free; advance registration required.
This time we go to Helsinki to a ‘chain boutique hotel’. We continue to improve the format of our inspections: we avoid looking at the dust particles, that can be found in any hotel, if desired, and pay our attention to important, interesting or simply useful features of hotels.
We are already familiar with Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam – Schiphol hotel since our previous inspection made in 2012; so we decided to see what has changed for that time.
Corinthia Hotels has announced the acquisition of the Hotel Astoria in the capital of Belgium. The unit has been on the open market for 10 years and now it is going to be completely renovated and transformed into a leading hotel in Brussels under a new name: Corinthia Grand Hotel Astoria.
The company will move on from the brand “Orient-Express” and start managing travels under the brand-new name of Belmond.