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Queen Mary's Bridge (Marienbrucke)

Wanderweg Zur Bleckenau | Schwangau, 87645, Bavaria, Germany
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This bridge crosses a gorge behind Neuschwanstein Castle.
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Wanderweg Zur Bleckenau | Schwangau, 87645, Bavaria, Germany

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here in May a few years ago. It's a short hike up to the bridge from the castle, but a must for the view. The day I was there, it was extremely windy and sleeting, so it was very easy to hang out...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend to take this short but relatively steep hike to the bridge. Views of the castle and the surrounding are magnificent. Path is well maintained and indicated, starting from the parking areas in the village.

Thank Nela Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it's a must to go to such bridge, after visiting Neuschwanstein Castle walk for around 10 minutes or less,then you will find queue to get into the bridge, queue would be around 10 to 15 min in a crowded summer day. stay for around 30...More

Thank Sherif S
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I'll keep it simple. If you visit Neushwanstein Castle you need to make the effort to get to the bridge. Plain & simple.

Thank craigbarton66
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

If you really want to appreciate the best view of the castle, you need to go into this bridge. Spectacular scenery with waterfalls, trees and the castle in the middle.

Thank MTorre
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I'm a little scared of bridges like this but made the 29 minute walk up to it from the castle. It is well worth the uphill climb for the stunning views but whilst I found it too daunting to walk too far on it my...More

Thank jude002
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This place offers spectacular views of the castle and the small waterfall. When it is busy it is very crowded and often blocked. It takes a bit of walking to get up there but it is definitely worth it. The path is safe and very...More

1  Thank Kafroulitsa
Reviewed 31 July 2017

heard so much about this bridge that I wanted to go up there and get a glimpse of the castle from the bridge. However on the day I was there the bridge was closed due to weather conditions, so please plan and this is a...More

Thank Pallu16
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Although it is a bit of a hike to reach and the bridge flexes a bit, it is not rickety or scary. The views from the bridge are amazing and you can get some great pics if you just step about 10 feet onto it....More

1  Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Queen Mary's Bridge (Marienbrucke) in Schwangau Bavaria Germany is a pedestrian bridge built over a cliff in 1845 is popular for its views of Neuschwanstein Castle. You might have a hard time getting the perfect picture as it can get very crowded with selfie photo...More

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19 April 2017|
Response from asatrian |
Yes, the bridge is open to everyone. Enjoy the view!
14 April 2017|
Response from asatrian |
The bridge was open during the Easter weekend for sure.
Jacquie P
25 June 2016|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
We just went up there 4 days ago, bridge is closed but you can follow a little dirt path up next to the bridge and get the same photo.
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