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Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

From series “The Most Wonderful Castles and Palaces”
Year: 1891.

Not far from the German town of Füssen is the world-famous Neuschwanstein Castle, the history of which is also incredibly interesting. The wonderfully beautiful castle was constructed from the command of King Ludwig II of Bavaria in the hard-to-reach mountainous region. The construction of the castle began in 1869. This complicated area was chosen for the location of the castle so that the project was realized by the best architects and construction workers in Germany only after twenty years. It was not until 1891 that the castle was finished.

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany Neuschwanstein is characterized not only by the wonderful exterior design, but also by the first-class furnishings. The water was laid in the castle; Its huge halls and corridors were heated with warm air. The royal apartments were equipped with telephones, as well as a kind of electrical signaling system, with the help of which he summoned the servants. Situated in the picturesque mountains and surrounded by the lush pine forest, Neuschwanstein is now accessible to the tourists.

After more than a century the original interior was preserved in the castle. Today the guests can stroll through the spacious rooms decorated with fine frescoes and forgiven medieval chandeliers. The castle preserves the many valuable works of art created by the best painters from the 19th century. The wonderful mosaic floor, the painted ceilings, the countless paintings and sculptures made of precious materials and the wonderful wooden furniture make the setting for one of the most beautiful and fabulous castles in the world. Next - Hunyad Castle


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ATM bankomat: 'Euronet' located in 0.89 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Budget Autovermietung Fuessen' is located in 4.38 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Aral' in 2.54 km
Supermarket: 'REWE' in 2.55 km
Parking: 'APCOA Parkgarage City Sparkassenhaus' in 3.87 km
Apotheek: 'Falken Apotheke' in 28 km
Police station: 'Polizeiinspektion Füssen' in 4.71 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Kainz Inh. Helga Emmer Café' in 0.67 km
Railway station: 'Füssen' in 4.17 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Kranebitten Airport INN - in 55 km
 »  Memmingen Airport FMM - in 61 km
 »  Oberpfaffenhofen Airport OBF - in 71 km
 »  Hohenems Airport HOH - in 81 km
 »  St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport ACH - in 89 km
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Best hotels near Neuschwanstein Castle

Villa Ludwig Suite Hotel

Located in 0 km from Neuschwanstein Castle
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Rooms: 18
All rooms have free WiFi, wired internet, a flat-screen satellite TV and a balcony, some with a view of Neuschwanstein Castle. All rooms have a … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Schwansee

Located in 1 km from Neuschwanstein Castle
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Rooms: 10
The individually decorated rooms at Hotel Schwansee all feature a private shower or bath. Some also include a balcony and castle views. Regional … More: photo, rates and booking
Haus Magnolia

Located in 2 km from Neuschwanstein Castle
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Rooms: 3
The apartments at Haus Magnolia include a balcony, a living room with satellite TV and a kitchenette. The kitchenette is fully equipped for preparing … More: photo, rates and booking
Old Kings Fuessen Design Hostel

Located in 3 km from Neuschwanstein Castle
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Rooms: 5
The Old Kings's rooms feature elegant furnishing and modern décor inspired by international royalty. The shared bathrooms are designed in bright, … More: photo, rates and booking

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Neue Leuchtturm Lighthouse
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Top destination around Neuschwanstein Castle - Garmisch-Partenkirchen


One of the most attractive places for walking around the city is Ludwigstrasse, where historical buildings of various periods and styles are preserved. Here is one of the oldest parish churches in the city, which was partially destroyed during a violent fire in 1865. Immediately after the fire, the Gothic church in the Neo-Gothic style was completely restored and continues to please locals and tourists with its spectacular views to this day. In many historic houses today, there are attractive restaurants and souvenir shops. Also, there are several prestigious hotels on the historic street.

In the city, religious monuments worthy of attention, including the Chapel of St. Sebastian were preserved. It is located near the Lower Market. This chapel was built in 1637. The miniature church with a turret is a very unusual design. Its facade depicts figures of saints, which local artists maintain in perfect shape. In summer, the chapel is surrounded by dense thickets of trees.

In the immediate vicinity of the city, there are several ancient castles. The most interesting is the Ellmau Castle, built in the early 20th century. Today, a prestigious luxury hotel is located in the restored castle. Everyone can spend a few days in this historic building and enjoy its luxury. The castle has preserved a beautiful concert hall, in which, since 1957 till now, concerts of chamber music are regularly held.
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