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 (bĕrk′təs-gäd′n, bĕrKH′-)
A town of southeast Germany in the Bavarian Alps. It is a popular resort.
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(German ˈbɛrçtəsɡaːdən)
(Placename) a town in Germany, in SE Bavaria: site of the fortified mountain retreat of Adolf Hitler. Pop: 7667 (2003 est)
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(ˈbɛrx təsˌgɑd n)

a town in SE Bavaria, in SE Germany: site of the fortified mountain chalet of Adolf Hitler. 39,800.
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For further information visit There are regular trains with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Berchtesgaden. Visit or call 08718 80 80 66.
During the October 1937 trip, the duke had a private meeting with Hitler at his retreat in Berchtesgaden and gave a public speech declaring the Nazi economic model to be "a miracle".
Heroic restraint was shown on the road between Munich and Berchtesgaden, amid the sublimity of the encompassing mountains.
One captures the Fuhrer's tea room at the Eagle's Nest, which sits on a mountain top overlooking the Bavarian town of Berchtesgaden.
DPA reported on Friday morning that hundreds of people were trapped in the Berchtesgaden area on the Austrian border because access roads were closed.
Similarly, about 350 residents of Buchenhoehe, part of the southern German city of Berchtesgaden, will have to rely on trucked-in food delivery because the only road leading to the neighbourhood has been cut off by snow and fallen trees, a regional official said.
1938 - British PM Neville Chamberlain visits Adolf Hitler at Berchtesgaden.
Hitler gave Lloyd George the picture, which is dated September 4 1936, when he visited him at his villa in the Bavarian Alps at Berchtesgaden - just two weeks after the infamous Berlin Olympics.
Since then for the summer Games it made an unsuccessful bid through Berlin for 2000, while Leipzig failed to make the shortlist for 2012 Failed winter Games bids since 1972 were Berchtesgaden (1992) and Munich (2018), while Munich's 2022 winter Games bid intentions were rejected in a referendum, as were Hamburg's hopes of bidding for the 2024 summer Games.
He commenced his hospitality career with InterContinental in Berchtesgaden and W Hotel in Barcelona, prior to joining the Kempinski family in 2013 and rapidly worked his way up the career ladder to numerous positions at Kempinski hotels in Changsha and Guiyang in China, Kempinski in St.
KUWAIT, July 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received, at his residence in the city of Berchtesgaden, Qatari Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani and Sheikh Ju'an bin Hamad Al-Thani.