Alps & Lakes in the West:
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The summit by the Kehlsteinhaus in Berchtesgaden (Bavaria) offers impressive vistas into the Alps of Salzburg and Tyrol. Thousands of visitors come every year - not for the view, though, but out of a historic interest. The Kehlsteinhaus (called "Eagle's Nest" by the allies) was a present of the Nazi party (NSDAP) to Adolf Hitler, who spent a lot of time here during the later stages of World War II. Today, you will find an exhibition in the Kehlsteinhaus, a cafeteria with horrendous prices and tons of American and British tourists.