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100 Best Castle Photographs

Neuschwanstein Castle, Above the village of Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany.... ... Neuschwanstein Castle (Schloss Neuschwanstein), is a nineteenth-century Romanesque Revival palace. It was commissioned by King Ludwig II of Bavaria. The palace has appeared prominently in several movies and was the main inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle.

Bavaria, Germany: King Ludwig's legacy

Portrait of Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845-1886) about the time when he first met Wagner, by Ferdinand von Piloty, 1865

Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria. This castle has a tragic tale. King Ludwig II never did get to see it finished, it was completed after he died. It is so beautiful!

Munich's 10 Best-Kept Secrets

The Neuschwanstein Castle The castle is located in Bavaria, near the town of Fussen. It was built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria, also known as the “Fairytale King”.

Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany. It was comissioned by King Ludvig II, the mad King of Bavaria. The palace served as a model for the Sleeping Beauty's Castle of Disneyland and became a location for films such as Helmut Käutner's Ludwig II (1955), Luchino Visconti's Ludwig (1972) and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968).

"Mad" King Ludwig in Bavaria, sure he was arguably crazy (I say eccentric) but man did he ever create some of the greatest architecture in history.