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Attractions to explore nearby The Eagle's Nest (Kehlsteinhaus)

The Eagle's Nest (Kehlsteinhaus)Kehlsteinhaus, 83471 Berchtesgaden, Germany

A Third Reich-era building erected atop the summit of the Kehlstein, a rocky outcrop that rises above the Obersalzberg mountainside retreat near the town of Berchtesgaden. It was used exclusively by members of the Nazi Party for government and social meetings. It was visited on 14 documented instances by Adolf Hitler, who disliked the location due to his fear of heights, the risk of bad weather, and the thin mountain air.

Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg2.25 KMs away from The Eagle's Nest (Kehlsteinhaus)

A museum in the Obersalzberg resort, providing historical information on the use of the mountainside retreat by Nazi leaders, especially Hitler who regularly vacationed in this area beginning in 1928.

Salt Mine Berchtesgaden3.44 KMs away from The Eagle's Nest (Kehlsteinhaus)

Oldest active salt mine in Germany. Visitors can checkout a portion of this mine, the track length of the visitor mine is about 1400 meters.

St Bartholomew's Church9.08 KMs away from The Eagle's Nest (Kehlsteinhaus)

A Roman Catholic pilgrimage church named after Saint Bartholomew the Apostle, patron of alpine farmers and dairymen. It can only be reached by ship or after a long hike across the surrounding mountains.