Was a very nice experience, to be there and see how they work to make the laws that can change things around the world.
A sleek gleaming monstrosity of glass and steel and housing a vast sump of your money . The European parliament is moved here from Brussels lock ,stock and barrel once and sometimes twice a month at a staggering cost and after a four day junket off they go back to Brussels An extraordinary waste . And it is a shame... More
Went to visit this building and was impressed by the way European countries were united by this parliament building. We walked inside and around the gallery and were happy to spend almost 2 hours reading into the history of Europe. Highly recommended for anyone visiting Strasbourg.
What a total contrast to the beautiful medieval city of Strasbourg. This shimmering example of modern architecture plays heavily on the reflections of the nearby water. It is huge and impressive and sleek.
I was attending a plenary session for work and I got lost at least twice despite two previous visits. As one who finds the politics/history of the EU fascinating I would love to visit as a tourist and I observed lots of groups being escorted about. Gift shop expensive and food not great, in my opinion. Members may have better... More
Elegant from the river boat ride... situate on the river bank, worth a visual treat on botabus on a round trip to have a glimpse of the city... arrive early for the boat ticket as the que gets longer by mid day. so get the ticket and then go to visit nearby attraction.
A beautiful and ideal place to get to know how European politics work. Free tours by the vistors centre available - make a reservation well in advance online. You can specify which MEP you want to meet and discuss politics with. More info on: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/visiting/en/index.html
Notice the building from outside first. Do you see a roof? no, and that's the point the architect wanted to make: Europe is a continuous process, always growing larger with new member states, always (hopefully) growing deeper with tighter bonds between nations. Inside the building is beautiful, with its modern, unique architecture, impressive with the hemicycle where the plenary meetings... More
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