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Hitler's "Eagle's Nest" was designed and built for Adolf Hilter's 50th Birthday by his personal secretary and Head of the Nazi Party Chancellery Martin Bormann.  The monument is called "Kehlsteinhaus" in German because of it was originally intended to be a "Teahouse" for the head of the Third Reich.  This mountain-top hideaway played a prominent role as the main unit objective in HBO's critically acclaimed mini-series "Band of Brothers." 

   

The allied bombing and battles of World War II left building intact and today the Eagle's Nest remains in its original state.  In the years after the war, the Eagle's Nest and the surrounding area of Berchtesgaden remained a part of 

   

The Eagle's Nest lies in the mountains above Berchtesgaden in the southeastern corner of Germany.  You can get there by taking the local bus or driving from Berchtesgaden to Obersalzberg, a small village community.  At Obersalzberg, you must buy tickets on the Eagle's Nest bus (the road is closed to privately-owned vehicles) which takes you up the mountain.  This bus route provides some of the most spectacular views of the German and Austrian Alps. 

     

At the end of the bus ride, you will walk through a marble-lined tunnel 400 feet into the heart of the mountain.  There you will ride the original brass elevator 400 feet straight up into the Eagle's Nest building at the top of the mountain. 

There you will be able to walk around the grounds at 6017 feet altitude and enjoy the spectacular scenery.

   

   

   

TOUR:
Tickets to the Eagle's Nest can be purchased at Obersalzberg.  Busses leave for the Eagle's Nest every 20-30 minutes from 8:00am to 2:30pm daily from May to October.  For more information, call +49 8652 2969 from May - October, or +49 8652 61244 from November - April.

 

Visit the Official Eagle's Nest Website HERE

Click Here to map your route to the Eagle's Nest!

Other European Castles

Hohenschwangau
Take a trip into the Bavarian Alps to see the castle Bavaria's Mad King Ludwig grew up in.



Neuschwanstein Castle
Neuschwanstein

Venture into the Bavarian Alps and visit the fairy tale landmark upon which the Walt Disney based his Disney Land Castle: Mad King Ludwig's Schloss Neuschwanstein.

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