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About the Castle


The Neuschwanstein Castle is a standout amongst the most visited castles in Germany and a standout amongst the most famous visitor destinations in Europe. The castle is situated in Bavaria, close to the town of Fussen ( Neuschwansteinstr. 20, 87645 Schwangau). It was built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria, otherwise called the "Fantasy King". Lord Ludwig was an incredible admirer and supporter of Richard Wagner, the widely acclaimed writer.


Neuschwanstein Castle was built in King's honor and numerous rooms in the mansion's inside were inspired by Wagner's characters. The third floor especially mirrors Ludwig's adoration of Wagner's musical dramas. The Singers Hall, which possesses the whole fourth floor of Neuschwanstein likewise contains characters from Wagner's musical shows.


More than 1.3 million individuals visit every year, with the same number of as 6K every day in the mid year.


Tickets



Tickets for Neuschwanstein Castle are sold exclusively at the ticket centre:

Ticket-Center Hohenschwangau
Alpseestraße 12
87645 Hohenschwangau

Telephone 08362 93083-0
You can reserve your tickets online here

Tickets with an explicit visiting time can be reserved for an extra prepaid charge two days before the desired castle visit at the most recent 3PM CET. The visiting time can be changed or the ticket canceled up to 2 hours before the beginning of the visit (likewise by telephone).


Opening hours


April-15th to Oct-15th: 09:00 AM-06:00 PM | Oct-16th to March-16th: 10:00 AM-04:00 PM | opens daily
Closed on: January 1 and December 24/25/31


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What is there to do at Neuschwanstein castle?


The castle is the main attraction however there is a bridge called "Queen Mary's Bridge" is the place you will get an incredible view of Neuschwanstein Castle. Queen Mary's Bridge is otherwise called "Marienbrücke", which is the German name of the Bridge. The Bridge is situated around 15 minutes strolling from Neuschwanstein.


In the event that you walk uphills through the Bridge on the strolling trails, you'll get the chance to see another view in around 8 minutes. From that point, you can get some exceptional shots of the Neuschwanstein Castle.


What is the best time visit the Castle?


Each season in Germany has its extraordinary inclination, so there will never be an awful time to visit Neuschwanstein Castle. The Autumn is well known among picture takers because of the colors. Mid-year (Summer) is high-season when most tourists visit and winter-time is the slightest visited time. In winter, one may expect frigid scenes and lower temperatures. In summer and harvest time, you'll in all likelihood get a decent view from "Marienbrücke". Spring may be the "most noticeably bad" season to visit Neuschwanstein Castle, yet it's as yet delightful.


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Hohenschwangau Castle


This is the first castle of Hohenschwangau, where King Ludwig II grew up and spent his childhood. It's conceivable to stroll inside the Hohenschwangau Castle on a guided visit. On the off chance that you purchase the Königsticket, you will gain admittance to the two castles for 25 euro. It is a lot, would it say it isn't?


Imperative realities about the Neuschwanstein Castle


Neuschwanstein signifies New Swan Stone. The name of the castle gets from one of Wagner's musical show's character, the Swan Knight. The Neuschwanstein palace was built for just a single individual – King Ludwig II. Ludiwg slept just 11 nights in the palace. Ludwig was Richard Wagner's patron, and numerous rooms of the castle were motivated by Wagner's musical shows. All things considered, Wagner never got an opportunity to visit the castle as he died before it finishes. The castle is a standout amongst the most photographed building in the world, regardless of whether photography isn't allowed within the castle. There is no throne in the castle, as the Throne Hall was not finished before Ludwig's death. The Sleeping Beauty Castle's structure in Disneyland was motivated by Neuschwanstein Castle. 14 craftsmen worked for over four years to make the woodwork in the room. Regardless of its medieval look, it was built in the 19th century, and it filled no cautious needs.