Neuschwanstein castle

The Romanesque revival palace of Neuschwanstein castle, a 19th century castle, is found atop a rugged hill spotted above that of Hohenschwangau village, found near Füssen in Bavaria, Germany. The castle is a very popular tourist destination in the whole of Europe, and King Ludwig II of Bavaria has constructed the castle, as it was meant to be a retreat as well as a mark of homage to the renowned composer Richard Wagner. Many rooms pertaining to the Neuschwanstein castle’s interior had been inspired by that of Wagner’s characters.

Neuschwanstein castle, Bavaria, Germany

Neuschwanstein castle, Bavaria, Germany

The third floor of the Neuschwanstein castle is the proof of Ludwig’s regard for Wagner’s operas. Literally taking the meaning of ‘New Swan Castle’, the Neuschwanstein castle embraces a fairytale look, as it was erected during the 19th century. The construction that was started during 1869 extended till Ludwig’s death, which happened in 1886. The splendorous landscape surrounding the castle and the charming inner garden of the castle that gets surrounded by that of a walled garden enhances the beauty surrounding the Neuschwanstein castle. There is also an artificial cave that can be spotted here.

Among the 14 rooms that were built before Ludwig II’s death, two story throne rooms had embraced the Byzantine style, along with that of wall paintings that portrayed angels. But there is no throne to be spotted here as Ludwig had died before the completion of Neuschwanstein castle.

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