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Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwansteinstrasse 20, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8362 939880
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Yet another of the eccentric King Ludwig II's magnificently odd architectural creations.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“horse carriage” (384 reviews)
“guided tour” (461 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Neuschwansteinstrasse 20, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8362 939880
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Reviewed today via mobile

This castle, by far is the most magnificent one I know of. Four seasons, four different beauties with the same castle. We took a horse wagon ride to go up to the castle. It’s a must visit spot if you come to Germany and as...More

Thank David H
Reviewed today via mobile

Very original experience. Yoi cant see a castle like this one nowhere else. I very recommend this unusual place. Beautiful view.

Thank Ladislav V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic, Mike’s bike tours the best. Lovely scenery, great guide ‘Hunter’. Worth every penny went through Oberammergau and it snowed soooo beautiful.

Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on this tour with our family and the kids really enjoyed it, even though it was a long day. Our guide Patti was friendly, knowledgeable and very passionate about Ludwig II. The kids really liked Patti and she must have inspired a love...More

2  Thank SheridanKate
Reviewed 3 days ago

The views around and from the location of the castle are just breathtaking, you do feel like in a fairy tale which is of course what King Ludvig was going for when he built it. The story of the king that never lived there but...More

Thank rustravelgirl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of these castle everyone wants to visit. Contrary to what many say, it’s worth paying to get inside for guided tour (buy ticket online to save time and hustle). Tours are very informative and well organized, although no picture inside allowed.

1  Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were 6 adults and 2 kids , 5 years old . We asked a tour operator for the tour to Neuschwanstein castle , we were asked to pay 40 euro each adult and 20 euros each for the children , total of 280 euros...More

3  Thank Alfred C
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is lots of parking around the Castle. We parked in Parking Lot 3. It was six euros to park. There was an attendant picking up the tab. We bought tickets for the buses. This was 2,60 euros per person. The bus tickets are sold...More

1  Thank Clara S
Reviewed 1 week ago

You are about a two hour drive from Munich. Half of this drive takes you through picturesque countryside of Bavaria with majestic German Alps in the background. If you rented a zippy car, driving these roads is very enjoyable. We didn’t pre-book our tour tickets...More

1  Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many folks chalk the Neuschwanstein castle right at the top of the Bavarian list of sights, and rightly so... The castle is a testimony to the fantasy world that King Ludwig II constantly indulged in. The castle is a great photo stop and iconic place...More

Thank Chetan_l
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23 November 2017|
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Response from TravellingRose2016 | Reviewed this property |
You walk right up to the entrance of the castle (the path leads you there). When you go through the gateway (past the bathroom and a small postcard shop) you will see an electronic board with the entry times and numbers... More
17 November 2017|
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Response from Marisa R | Reviewed this property |
Mary's Bridge is crowded on a sunny day and it wiggled like a suspension bridge. It was one of my least favorite view points because of the crowds. Many were polite. A few were were actually pushing people. I'm sure the... More
11 November 2017|
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Response from wasmith59 | Reviewed this property |
Paved road