Discover the magic of King Ludwig II's Neuschwanstein Castle Germany
It’s the stuff of fairy tales, an old oddball’s dream, a majestic synergy of structure and landscape and one of Europe’s biggest tourist magnets.
When Walt Disney sought inspiration for his Sleeping Beauty Castle he looked no further than here.
It just missed out on a placing in a 2007 New Seven Wonders of the World competition. But that doesn’t matter, Neuschwanstein’s caretakers are happy to call it the eighth.
But what’s all the fuss about? Let’s pass through the gates and into the castle and discover the reality behind the hype.
DREAMY: Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany is one of Europe's most recognised buildings.
"It is my intention to rebuild the old castle ruin at Hohenschwangau near the Pollat Gorge in the authentic style of the old German knights' castles... the location is the most beautiful one could find, holy and unapproachable, a worthy temple for the divine friend who has brought salvation and true blessing to the world." - Ludwig II
King of Bavaria,
Ludwig II, the creator
COLOURFUL: Neuschwanstein Castle in
Autumn. Neuschwanstein Castle Germany
pic: CC muddyclay
OTHERWORLDLY: A stunning
HDR capture of the castle.
Neuschwanstein Castle Germany
I was impressed!
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