Füssen: Home of Neuschwanstein

November 7, 2009

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Hohenschwangau, the childhood residence of Ludwig II

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Neuschwanstein from the bottom of the cliff

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The Marienbrücke, a wooden bridge built in the mid 19th century to survey the surrounding lands.

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Schloss Neuschwanstein from the Marienbrücke

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And yet again

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The view bellow the bridge. The water is beautifully fresh and pristine.

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View of the Alps on the way to the castle entrance

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On my way to visit the king

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The back facade of the castle

 

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The front entrance

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The inside stronghold

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Pictures are not allowed in the castle, but I managed to sneak a few. This is the prayer hall.

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The king’s thrown and counsel room

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This room is located on the top story and is the only part of the castle still in use. It is dedicated, like the entire castle, to Richard Wagner and is decorated like a play set.

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The sun setting over the Alps

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The magical tower

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