Schloss Hohenschwangau, Hohenschwangau

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A 19th-century palace, Schloss Hohenschwangau served as the childhood home of King Ludwig II. The castle was built on the site of a ruined fortress and quickly became a favorite hunting residence for the royal family. The interior of the palace contains numerous grand halls. They've largely been left in the state the royals would have enjoyed, with ornate period furniture and lavish wall murals. Many sections of the castle are open to visitors, but you need to make prior arrangements for a guided tour. You can arrive for your tour in royal style: A horse carriage starts at the ticket office in the village below the palace. Check online for tour options. By using our Hohenschwangau trip website , you can arrange your visit to Schloss Hohenschwangau and other attractions in Hohenschwangau.
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  • The Castle resembles the palaces of Peterhof Alexandria. Not smart, and living for the imperial family, with preserved and faithfully created interiors. The duration of the audio guide (and another in Russian no)-half an hour. Price 12-14 euro (depending on the package). As a bonus-mad views (photograph)))
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  • Travelers in Bavaria I took a stop Hohenschwangau area to stroll around the castles. I didn't enter because I had already visited and didn't book but already the exterior view of both in the idyllic setting of lakes and greenery around them is very enjoyable.
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  • The castle could see only a glimpse of after visiting the fabulous Nojshvanshtajna, unfortunately, not yet. But his foot.
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  • The castle has interesting story and looks nice besides of the too much fake yellow color. The tour was really good. They give you a historical context, what happened and who lived there, what they did in all the rooms included in the tour. The woman who guided the tour was really friendly and knew a lot about the castle and history. The only thing they should do better is the Audioguide. It didn't work super good and the woman had to give access to the audios every single room.
  • Very beautiful place. Learning about the castle was neat, the tour is well organized as far as time. We went in February, so it wasn't super busy. Good views from the top. There is a good German restaurant in town that is very reasonably priced.
  • The older and not so known castle as Neuschwanstein. The castle is also impressive and very beauty. To see two castles you need to reserve all day. It is impossible come in the afternoon and see two castles. You buy the ticket for specific tour and exact time. The distance between 2 castles is more than 1 hour on foot.
  • A very much underrated castle, given the much more famous castle up the hill, the Neuschwanstein. If you are going to make the effort of coming all the way here, don’t miss out on the Hohenschwangau. Whilst the exterior isn’t super remarkable, the interior is charming with a lot of history to pair with it. I loved the guided tour and would recommend it.
  • A much shorter walk from the ticket office than Neuschwanstein, we had booked for an English guided tour which was really good. The lady that showed us round was very charismatic and knowledgeable. The interior is interesting and you're given the story of the family that lived there, although it's a not as detailed as the museum down the hill. We learned lots, and I would definitely recommend the guided tour.
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