Germany, Berlin, Palast der Republik

Palast der Republik, Berlin

The Palast der Republik was a building in Berlin, which was primarily the seat of the East German parliament. The Palast was constructed from 1973 to 1976 and it consists of bronze exterior and mirrored windows. It was built on the site of the former Berlin Stadtschloss and it is located between Schloßplatz and the Lustgarten. It was closed to the public in 1990 because asbestos. By 2003, all the asbestos had been removed along with internal and external fittings allowing safe deconstruction and leave the area as a park place.