The Neuschwanstein Castle stands above Hohenschwangau near Füssen in the southeastern Bavarian Allgäu. The building was built in 1869 for the Bavarian King Ludwig II as an idealized idea of a knight's castle from the Middle Ages. The designs are by Christian Jank, the execution was done by Eduard Riedel and Georg von Dollmann. The king lived only a few months in the castle, he died before the completion of the plant. Neuschwanstein was originally referred to as New Castle Hohenschwangau, it bears its present name since 1886. Owner of the castle is the Free State of Bavaria, it is supervised and managed by the Bavarian Administration of State Castles, Gardens and Lakes.Neuschwanstein is the most famous of the castles of Ludwig II and one of the most famous sights in Germany. It is visited annually by about 1.5 million tourists. The Neuschwanstein often referred to as "fairytale castle" can be visited and is open almost all year round for visitors. The architecture and interior design are characterized by the romantic eclecticism of the 19th century; The castle is considered a major work of historicism. A recording of the "Ludwig castles" Neuschwanstein, Linderhof and Herrenchiemsee in the list of World Heritage by UNESCO is sought.
August 7, 2018
The Neuschwanstein Castle stands above Hohenschwangau near Füssen in the southeastern Bavarian Allgäu. The building was built in 1869 for the Bavarian King Ludwig II as an idealized idea of a knight's castle from the Middle Ages. Wikipedia
November 14, 2018
Neuschwanstein Castle is undoubtedly one of the most famous sights that Germany has to offer. The castle, which stands above Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southern Bavaria, can look back on more than 100 years of history. The imposing castle was built in 1869 for King Ludwig II, who is said to have been drawn to the mountains all his life and therefore had Schwanstein Castle built on a narrow ridge called Pöllat.The dreamlike Neuschwanstein Castle was built on the model of the Wartburg, many years earlier the abandoned ruins of the two castles at Vorder- and Hinterhohenschwangau. The Bavarian King Ludwig II wanted to create an ideal of a medieval castle with the project "Neuschwanstein Castle", informs the website of the city of Füssen. The fairytale king, as Ludwig II is often called in history, was said to be very interested in the Middle Ages.
July 19, 2020
The Ahornreitweg is the counterpart to the Schutzengelweg. He is about 14km with an up / down of good 911Hm. The nature tour leads first on an alpine path with valley view in the middle of the mountains. Later, the path turns into gentler paths and passes the restaurant "Bleckenau". If you like, you can take the bus back to the Tegelbahn via Hohenschwangau. Or the route to walk. If you decide to walk, you will pass the mountain river and the Marinbrücke near Neuschwanstein.
October 28, 2018
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