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Address: Neuschwansteinstrasse 20, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 8362 939880
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Yet another of the eccentric King Ludwig II's magnificently odd...

Yet another of the eccentric King Ludwig II's magnificently odd architectural creations.

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Private Tour: Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau from Munich

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Beautiful place but not handicap accessible

Absolutely beautiful place amazing views but a lot of walking in large distances and it's not handicap accessible sadly in today's day and age It's not equipped for the elderly or... read more

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Adelaide
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I find it interesting that people are surprised by the fact a castle built into the side of a mountain is a bit of a trek to get to - are you expecting a lift or something? Anyway, worth going inside even if it's unfinished and the tour is, erm, efficient to say the least - you won't see much... More 

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colege point, ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place amazing views but a lot of walking in large distances and it's not handicap accessible sadly in today's day and age It's not equipped for the elderly or handicap. There's about 300 steps and if you plan to visit both castles there's a good 40 minute up hill walk. If you take the horse and carriage ride... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Avoid lines and unnecessary crowds by reserving your rickets in advance. Park your car in the P2 and walk to the ticket center (follow the signs). Also do not bring baby stroller, not very handy there.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Although only built in the 1880s Neuschwanstein Castle looks like a medieval palace on the style of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. It's high in the mountains so wear good walking shoes. There are three ways up to the castle: walk a steep road, take a horse carriage ride part way up, or take a bus... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went there by train (and bus) from Munich central station. Didn't take the guided tour inside the castles. I saw from other reviews that you are not allowed to take pictures inside the castles, also I had to wait too much time in the line to get ticket so I only went around for walk and get some pictures.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked our tour via Viator, opting for the castle visit by rail. The tour guide Dani, although lovely, didn't really offer much to the experience in the way of information. Having done many other tours, the guides always gave info on the surrounding areas you would be travelling through, we didn't get this with this tour. The scenery was... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Viewing the castle from afar only gives one the most general sense of what it's like. The castle is very large and encompasses public rooms, servant's quarters, and private areas. It is ornate and yet, in many respects, practical (if you're royalty). It is remote and requires a fair amount of walking -- even if you take advantage of either... More 

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Thank David E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful picturesque castle in the foothills of the Alps. The views and scenery are fantastic on a clear day. There is a bus (about €4 return per person) that takes you from the main road up to the castle within 5 mins, otherwise it's a steep 20 min walk. The castle is lovely but more impressive from... More 

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are in Bavaria, then this is a must see. It is breath-taking. Be sure and book your reserved tickets online in advance to avoid the lines. Wear comfortable shoes, it is quite a hike even after taking the bus. The tour through the castle is very informative. Be sure to go to the bridge to get the best... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This castle was astoundingly beautiful but difficult access even with using all available transportation modes. Not for handicapped or elderly or those with young children. Not much to see interiorly either. Would recommend a different one to be truly amazed at King Ludwig. Guides were great though.

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