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The Eagle's Nest

Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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dokumentatIon Obersalzberg, 83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
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Our tour from Salzburg had two highlights. First the sceneries from the Kehlsteinhaus or The Eagle´s Nest as it is normally called, and second, our guide Walter. He offered the basic knowledge about the building but also told us numerous jokes during the day and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank kariheikki
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Walter was an outstanding tour guide. The eagles nest was a place on my bucket list. Amazing tour included visiting the small town which had a few restaurants including one with great cheeseburgers and fries

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank William M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As with most war related things in Germany this is heavily underplayed. There has been some recent additions of info boards and pictures related to Hitlers time here but it is in no way a museum or shrine. It is a restaurant at the top...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Marc R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went by car. It is a steep drive up from Berchtesgaden to the carparks and ticket office. Higher of the two main carparks is better for Eagles Nest and the lower is better for the Uber Salzburg (bunker museum). Small parking charges apply. Tickets...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Broomhillal
Reviewed 1 week ago

The journey to get to the top is amazing in itself. The ticket purchasing is a bit of a pain. We stood in line for 10 minutes for the man to shut down our line go to lunch and tell us to join the line...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank lisa g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eagle's nest is purely a tourist managed place which happens to be on in an historical location. It is amazing how this was constructed on top of the mountain. Most important is to be in a spot where with history meaningful, but don’t expect to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank belgium9745
Reviewed 1 week ago

Built by Martin Borman for the Fuhrer and demolished by the Americans. The guest house still rmeins and is now a cafe.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Pinkhill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views from this historic place is amazing. The building has been converted into a restaurant. Very busy, go early in the morning.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DJdK_SA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Eagle's Nest on a tour of the area and were glad we did. Incredible vistas, dramatic history and a nice cafe with cold beer and lighter fare. Worth a visit to see this historical summit retreat. The bus ride up the winding...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Yablonski
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Getting 2 stars for lovely views. If you can find a lovely view nearby - shouldn’t be too hard - than do that instead. Completely overwhelmed by tourists and queues and there is nothing to see of Hitler’s nest now at all. Little option but...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Cato1111
August 4, 2019|
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Response from dpnichols34 | Reviewed this property |
Tickets are purchased at the base of the mountain. Take the 837 bus from Berchtesgaden right to the bus location and a short line to get your bus tickets. If you choose to drive head to Oberplatz and there are several... More
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FLnurseER
July 13, 2019|
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Response from G9771IMpeterh | Reviewed this property |
Buy online and deffo worth it, if it's cloudy there's always the history and you do feel top of the world
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VinceB11
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Response from Tirtej | Reviewed this property |
Doing all that in one day is not possible. I've visited Berchtesgaden (town under Eagles Nest) last year, I was there at 9AM, visited Eagles Nest, town Berchtesgaden where we had lunch, drove few kilometers to Königssee... More
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