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Castle Hohenschwangau

Local name: Schloss Hohenschwangau

The neo-Gothic castle was erected by King Maximilian II of Bavaria in 1837 in the place of a former, 12th century fortress. The building impresses with its architecture both from the outside, where magnificent battlements and corner towers are located, as well as inside, where 15 richly decorated royal apartments have been made available to tourists.

Among the royal apartments is Ludwik's bedroom, whose vault resembles sky by day and by night - cleverly arranged olive lamps were supposed to help create this effect and mood. The castle also hosts various types of periodic exhibitions, lectures, conferences and themed events.

The palace was the summer residence of the family of Prince Maximilian, and later also his sons. One of them, Ludwik II, stayed here until 1869, when he moved to his own residence - the castle of Neuschwanstein.


Attractions inside

    Castle Hohenschwangau map
    Alpseestraße 3087645 Schwangau , Germany