Neuschwanstein

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Recommended by 351 out of 364 hikers

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  • Jonas Wind

    One of the most famous motifs in Germany, v.a. for foreign tourists.

    Attention: Tickets for Neuschwanstein Castle are only available at the Ticket Center in Hohenschwangau below the castle.

    Prices 2016:
    regular price: 12, - Euro
    Reduced price: 11, - Euro
    Children and adolescents under the age of 18 have free admission.

    Ticket sales times in the ticket center:
    April to 15 October: 8 to 17 o'clock
    16th October to March: 9am to 3pm

    Opening times Neuschwanstein Castle:
    April to October 15: 9am to 6pm
    16th October to March: 10am to 4pm
    open every day except January 1st and December 24th, 25th and 31st

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    • July 19, 2016

  • Jana

    If you want to visit the castle, you should start early in the morning to avoid the biggest crowds.

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    • February 15, 2015

  • JuleWandert

    Best visit in bad weather, otherwise it could be tight

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    • August 18, 2017

  • Berger

    A very nice castle what you should visit, a beautiful view of the castle you have from the Marienbrücke. Unfortunately, it is very crowded and what disturbed me during the visit was the behavior of some visitors. What I've read, it's probably a folk sport that you have to spit.

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    • May 3, 2018

  • buskultur

    The castle does not necessarily have to be visited. The view from the bridge is the best.

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    • December 5, 2016

  • Denise

    The castle Neuschwanstein is really beautiful! A must for every German hiker as I think.
    My conclusion, however:
    Without paying, there is no nice view of the castle as a whole. Unfortunately you only get small impressions of it. For example, we were there with our dog and could not go to the castle. A big disappointment for dog owners.
    But if you do not have a dog and a few euros left, I can definitely recommend the trip to you!

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    • December 2, 2016

  • Timo

    Neuschwanstein Castle stands above Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southern Bavaria. 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 took over 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 called the New Castle Hohenschwangau, it bears its present name since 1886. Owner of the castle is the Free State of Bavaria; It is managed 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. Neuschwanstein, often referred to as the "fairytale castle", can be visited and is open to visitors almost all year round. The architecture and interior design are characterized by romantic eclecticism of the 19th century; The castle is considered a major work of historicism. A photograph of the "Ludwig Castles" Neuschwanstein, Linderhof and Herrenchiemsee in the list of World Heritage by UNESCO is sought.

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    • January 28, 2018

  • Jürgen Hild

    A beautiful view of Neuschwanstein Castle can be had from the summit of Säuling.

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    • October 1, 2017

  • Felix M

    A fairytale castle as it stands in the book!

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    • January 5, 2018

  • Marv

    Beautiful castle, a bit crowded but you have to see it!

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    • October 22, 2017

  • Frank

    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 called the New Castle Hohenschwangau, it bears its present name since 1886. Owner of the castle is the Free State of Bavaria; It is managed and managed by the Bavarian Administration of State Castles, Gardens and Lakes. (Source: Wikipedia)

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    • July 19, 2018

  • Berger

    A visit to Neuschwanstein Castle should be made. It is a very nice lap and from the Marienbrücke you have a nice view of the castle.

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    • July 21, 2018

  • 🚴 TeutoRadler

    The fairytale castle of King Ludwig must be seen.

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    • August 4, 2018

  • Berger

    From Neuschwanstein Castle you have a beautiful view of the Marienbrücke

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    • August 14, 2018

  • Michael Hackenfort

    Tickets are also available in the museum. Especially without long lines.

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    • August 15, 2018

  • Marv

    Beautiful, like a fairytale. Unfortunately, the bridge is always overcrowded :-D

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    • October 16, 2017

  • Felix M

    A must if you are traveling in this region!
    Attention many selfiesticks: O

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    • January 5, 2018

  • Berger

    In the courtyard you can still so without tickets

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    • May 3, 2018

  • 🚴 TeutoRadler

    A nice view from here

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    • August 24, 2018

  • Berger

    From Neuschwanstein Castle you can see the Marienbrücke high above the gorge.

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    • May 3, 2018

  • Berger

    A visit to the castle, I can only recommend, even if it is very crowded, a large rush of visitors there is always

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    • May 3, 2018

  • Berger

    From Neuschwanstein Castle you have a beautiful view of the surrounding countryside

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    • May 3, 2018

  • Marv

    It has a very good view of the castle, so it is usually overcrowded, see photo.

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    • May 5, 2018

  • Marv

    Nice view of the foothills of the Alps!

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    • May 5, 2018


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Location: Hohenschwangau, Ostallgäu, Allgäu, Swabia, Bavaria, Germany

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