6 Sights in Berchtesgaden, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Berchtesgaden, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Berchtesgaden, Germany.

1. Eagle's Nest

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The Kehlsteinhaus is a Nazi-constructed building erected atop the summit of the Kehlstein, a rocky outcrop that rises above Obersalzberg near the southeast German 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. Today, it is open seasonally as a restaurant, beer garden, and tourist site.

Wikipedia: Kehlsteinhaus (EN), Website

2. Obersalzberg

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Obersalzberg is a mountainside retreat situated above the market town of Berchtesgaden in Bavaria, Germany. Located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) south-east of Munich, close to the border with Austria, it is best known as the site of Adolf Hitler's former mountain residence, the Berghof, and of the mountaintop Kehlsteinhaus, popularly known in the English-speaking world as the "Eagle's Nest". All of the Nazi era buildings were demolished in the 1950s, but the relevant past of the area is the subject of the Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg museum, which opened in 1999.

Wikipedia: Obersalzberg (EN)

3. Berghof

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The Berghof was Adolf Hitler's vacation home in the Obersalzberg of the Bavarian Alps near Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany. Other than the Wolfsschanze, his headquarters in East Prussia for the invasion of the Soviet Union, he spent more time here than anywhere else during his time as the Führer of Nazi Germany. It was also one of the most widely known of his headquarters, which were located throughout Europe.

Wikipedia: Berghof (residence) (EN)

4. Dokumentation Obersalzberg

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Dokumentation Obersalzberg is a museum in the Obersalzberg resort near Berchtesgaden, providing information on the use of the mountainside retreat by Nazi leaders, especially Adolf Hitler who regularly spent time in this area beginning in 1928. The museum was opened in 1999, and by 2007 had been visited by more than one million people.

Wikipedia: Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg (EN), Website

5. Haus der Berge - Nationalparkzentrum Berchtesgaden

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The House of Mountains in Berchtesgaden is the central information and education centre of the Berchtesgaden National Park. It is supplemented by five decentralised national park information points at the major national park entrances, such as the Klausbachhaus and within the national park.

Wikipedia: Haus der Berge (DE), Website

6. Maria Gern

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The pilgrimage church of Maria Gern is a Roman Catholic pilgrimage church in the Berchtesgaden market in Upper Bavaria. It belongs to the Berchtesgaden parish of St. Andreas in the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising.

Wikipedia: Wallfahrtskirche Maria Gern (DE)


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