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Address: Neuschwansteinstrasse 20, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: +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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Skip-the-Line Neuschwanstein Castle Half-Day Tour from Fuessen
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Private Tour: Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau from Munich

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Worth the trek, but very limited access to the castle.

The castle is stunning inside and out. Well worth the journey from Munich. I'd recommend hiring a car and doing the easy drive. The only reason for the 4 stars is that you don't... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The castle is stunning inside and out. Well worth the journey from Munich. I'd recommend hiring a car and doing the easy drive. The only reason for the 4 stars is that you don't see THAT much of the castle and the tour guide seemed a bit bored and lacked the spark and enthusiasm a place like Neuschwanstein deserves...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved every bit of our tour of this and Hohenschwangau. Each palace offers you glimpses into the life of a king, a mad one at that. Newschwanstein is gorgeous, outside and what's finished inside. Unfortunately it is not recommended for anyone with a disability of any kind as once you are inside there are lots of stairs to climb... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'd been dreaming to visit this castle even before i had my passport. I went there by bus 9606 from garmisch bahnhof around 9.40am. It took about 2 hours to reach schwangau bahnhof. From the station, walked up to the right to ticket center. Bought the combination ticket that allowed us to visit Hohenschwangau-Neuschwanstein-Museum. All of them are worth it.... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The castle is an amazing site, made even better by a light dusting of snow. Set on a hill top above Hohenschwangau village it looks as amazing as its history. The castle is said to be the influence for Walt Disneys fairy tale castle and was also used in the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. We took the castle tour,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed in Germany for 2 years, but this was the only castle i opt to go before going back to the states because of Disney! The parking fee was 6 euros. The entrance to the castle was 12 euros. You have to be in a certain tour (German, English or Audio Guide) which varies by time. We wanted to... More 

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Sugar Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

spectacular to see! A steep climb but magnificent to go up to visit . The view is spectacular. We went in Aug! Found that month rather hot!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The castle is a magnificent sight set a slight way up a mountainside very scenic but its likely that somedays are better than others re photography.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

we took up the grey line tours from the information centre and they were ok. 2 castles and a village meet 830 finish 630pm opposite central train station. Tour Reserved tables at the hotel muller while they got the tickets from the centre. Tour costs about 58 euros per pax, excluding 24 euros for 2 castle entrances, and any tips... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did not go on the tour, so I can't really say anything about the inside of the castle, but from the outside it was stunning! We had a tight schedule so we decided to just admire this castle from the outside, and I must say it was impressive enough that we both felt like we didn't miss too much... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This magical castle dominates the landscape, with wonderful views from its stately location. It is a sight that is instantly indelible, and the tour accentuates how grand the plan was. King Lugwig II may have been mad, but he left wonderful castles as his legacy.

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