The 3 Most Famous Bavarian Castles
Neuschwanstein means, New Swan Stone. King Ludwig Second of Bavaria commissioned the cliffside castle in 1868 & he never saw the final Neuschwanstein. He died in 1886, and the final towers weren’t completed until 1892. Its modern name, thought to be a reference to Wagner´s character, the Swan Night was not acquired until after Ludwig´s death. The Sleeping Beauty Castle´s design in Disneyland was inspired by Neuschwanstein Castle. Today, more than 1.5 millions visitors come to see Germany´s fairy tale castles making it one of the most visited castles in the world. One of highlights beyond the castle´s walls is Marienbrücke, the bridge which hangs over a waterfall & offers the most iconic views & photo opportunities of Neuschwanstein. Visitors making the trek to Neuschwanstein should make time to visit Casle Linderhof & his childhood home, Hohenschwangau Castle. king Ludwig´s fairy-tale castle in the mountains.
Let´s go to see & explain everything
History & Mountains as far as the eye can see
King Ludwigs fairytale castle
The Castle built by Bavarian King Ludwig second as a tribute to Versailles. 1878 began the construction of the castle on The Island of Herrenchiemsee. Castle Herrenchiemsee is the third and last castle of King Ludwig & was more expensive than the castles Neuschwanstein & Linderhof together. The castle can only be visited as part of a guided tour. The tour itself takes just over 30 minutes and afterwards there is an opportunity to visit the King Ludwig Museum, which documents the life of the monarch.
A smaller Versailles in Bavaria / A gorgeous royal castle on a beautiful island
A small beautiful hidden castle in the mountains
Interesting water games in a cave ... 300 years ago
Unique paintings about world mythologies on the ceilings
Wilhelmine of Prussia
A castle with beautiful facades & garden
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Summer residence of the Prince Bishops of Bamberg
Statues of mythology & orangery
Very beautiful paintings on the ceilings about gods who are hunting
unique wallpapers made of silk, painted by Chinese artists
Beautiful big garden with a lake
A beautiful cascade with gods & Hercules