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The Eagle's Nest

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Address: Kehlsteinhaus, 83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 8652 2969
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Stunning and Historical

This was well worth the visit from the ride up to the top to the spectacular views. The elevator was simply stunning. Brass and huge. The views from the top of The Eagles Nest are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Michael O
Murphy, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was well worth the visit from the ride up to the top to the spectacular views. The elevator was simply stunning. Brass and huge. The views from the top of The Eagles Nest are remarkable. It is no wonder this is where Hitler wanted a house and office.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Eagle’s Nest (or the Kehlsteinhaus as the Germans call it) was Hitler’s mountaintop retreat and is located high above the town of Berchtesgaden, Germany. This town is in Bavaria and is about 100 miles southeast of Munich and about 17 miles south of Salzburg, Austria. It is easy to visit from Salzburg as a bus runs from the center... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, I'm a student of this entire period, the war, the regime, etc. This is one of the most clearly identifiable surviving relics of the period. It's ok. You want to visit, you want to see this place. While it is essentially today an outdoor beergarten with guests whisked up via motor coaches, there is much to recommend for even... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the bus trip many years ago and kept meaning to come back. This Christmas, we took advantage of a stunningly clear and sunny day to return. Although the bus doesn't run in winter, it's possible to walk up either the faster eastern flank, taking maybe 2-2.5 hours or the longer and more scenic bus road with views of... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a half day tour from Salzburg which was very informative. The guide was very knowledgable with information right from when we left Salzburg. The bus up to Eagles Nest itself was very steep and scenic. It was good to get direct access as part of the tour. The gold plated elevator was interesting. The Nest itself, now a... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Listen, the view is absolutely breathtaking. Be sure to plan your time so that you can enjoy it. We took the elevator and had a long wait so by the time we got to the top we only had a short time to explore. We didn't know we could walk up until later. We would definitely go back again. Keep... More 

Thank Chelieie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here many times over the years. Usually I am bringing tourists that have come to visit me, but I never get tired of going to the Eagles Nest and the incredible views. Also, I enjoyed learning and seeing the historical value of this place. Children have plenty of room to run and play once at the top... More 

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

A 'must do' visit if you are in the area (and even if you're not, it's worth the journey). Well signposted from Berchtesgaden, park in the car park and buy your tickets at the bus station but bear in mind that the trip in the lift to the top is regulated by time slots. The bus ride up and down... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

We've visited the Eagle's Nest four times, and we never tire of seeing the majestic views of the town of Berchtesgaden, Konigsee lake and the valley below. The cottage at the top was built as a gift from Martin Bormann for Adolph Hitler in 1938, and archival photos dan be seen of Hitler on the balcony. His larger residence, the... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Its an hour's drive from Salzburg to Eagle's Nest. You have to buy a ticket but the day we went the lines were very short. Its interesting to go into the tunnel to the Elevator which has a full brass interior which is polished to a mirror finish. Upstairs is a restaurant and a gallery with the history of the... More 

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