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The Eagle's Nest

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83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a USA citizen and a person with a high interest in WWII this was on my bucket list. Absolutely breathtaking view from above and the gold plated elevator was an experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jim F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You buy tickets at the base and board special buses that take the long windy road to the base elevator. You then walk a long tunnel to board a gilded elevator to the top of the Eagles Nest. It is eerie to walk in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
4  Thank AmyC201529
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our last visit on the Beyond Band of Brothers Tour through ProCom was to Munich where we learned of Hitler's rise to power, Dachau, the Eagle's Nest, and Berchtesgarden. The drive was beautiful, the views fantastic, the exhibits well done and fascinating.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Connie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is difficult to understand those projects dictators have build through mankind history. Probably the host did not visit there many times. It presents times Germans do not proudly advertise I noticed again during the visit in Germany. Obersaltzberg is place to see and hindsight....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank TravellerSince1960
Reviewed 16 February 2019

but the museum is incredible and I would recommend this trip to everyone. We stayed in Salzburg and it was quite easy to take a local bus (taxis were pretty pricey) to Berchtesdagen. Once we were there we were able to take local taxis everywhere...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank dianacanaday
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Eagle's nest has a beautiful location. Other than historic point of view the scenery is so mesmerising and freezing.Pack a good jacket and enjoy the beauty.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RichaG294
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Beautiful view. Historic location. We was lucky that we had so much sunshine in april already. We recommend to visit in summer.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank WolfgangHKT
Reviewed 10 February 2019

Took a bus tour with via tour to guarantee entrance, we thankfully had a gorgeous day. The view from the tea house were amazing. Wish we had more time spend there but there were more than 3000 visitors expected. The bus trip up the mountain...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank buffy07826
Reviewed 10 February 2019

This location is of historical significance and is a must visit for anyone who has a interest in WWII history. My wife and I were fascinated as the excellent condition of the structure. We were amazed with the vistas of the German Alps from this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marcellus25
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Eagle's Nest, built as a teahouse atop the summit of Kehistein Mountain for Adolf Hitler's 50th birthday as a retreat and place to entertain friends and dignitaries. We were amazed with the breathtaking Panoramic view and spent more than two hours admiring the view and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Cato1111
12 January 2019|
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Response from Daniele-Donati | Reviewed this property |
From Berchtesgaden you can catch a bus to Berghof which is very near the Obersalzberg Documentation Center which I recommend to visit. In Berghof there is a bus station where you can get on a private bus to the Eagle's nest.
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timkross1234
21 November 2018|
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Response from C7196NIchrisb | Reviewed this property |
The hiking trail is very long 2-3 hr walk. I guess it would be easier to get the bus up and walk down the trail!!!
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glocaltravels
18 October 2018|
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Response from GraemeH187 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mate, With your question, the website says it is closed from the middle of October each year. Given the dates that you want to go, and how punctual I have found the Germans and Austrians, I’d say it would probably be... More
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