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Olympiastadion, Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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Home to the 1936 Winter Olympics--over which Adolf Hitler presided--Olympiastadion features a 43 m high ski jump that is still used today. Learn about the history of the area, and see pictures from the '36 Olympics. A tour up to the top of the ski jump is given on Saturdays. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Garmisch-Partenkirchen holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Olympiastadion and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Still interesting to see this Hitler era stadium. Our tour guide stated that the 1936 winter closing ceremonies remains the highest attended closing ceremony still. Current Olympians continue to train...  more »
  • Very interesting sports facility prior to World War II. There is no way to steer it to Partnachklamm or the cable car to the Eckbauer.
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  • The Hill of Gasthof Olympiahaus from "back then", is absolutely impressive - futuristic as the special referee building from here can you walk visit the Hill during a guided tour in the stadium the Gorge or watch the training. Also the exhibition to the Olympic Games in 1936 watch!
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