Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle is on the edge of the Ammergebirge nature reserve on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria. The visit of Neuschwanstein Castle is only possible with a guided tour. Neuschwanstein Castle is a beautiful nineteenth-century Romanesque Revival palace. Today Neuschwanstein is one of the most popular of all the palaces and castles in Europe. Every year 1.4 million people visit “the castle of the fairy-tale king”. In the summer around 6,000 visitors a day stream through rooms that were intended for a single inhabitant. The setting of Neuschwanstein could not be more idyllic.
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