Neuschwanstein, a fairy tale castle

His image, his wonderful scenery and his architectural beauty in stone make this place one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Germany. The Neuschwanstein Castle It is one of the best known Neo-Gothic castles and is located in Bavaria, near Fussen. A region surrounded by old castles and monasteries. The entire region is also surrounded by the impressive and beautiful mountains of the Alps, waterfalls and lakes.

Louis II He had it built in Bavaria in 1866, and since then it has been one of the most visited and most photographed tourist destinations in this country. Its name means "new stone swan". It was named in honor of the Swan Knight from the famous Wagner opera. Its architect was ordered to build a castle that on the outside resembled those of the fairy tales but that inside it had all the technological advances of the time.

Thus a pure castle was born fantasySince the era in which it was built were not strategically necessary nor were castles or fortresses. A romantic and beautiful construction in harmony with the mountains and lakes that surround it. The castle evokes the image of a splendid swan on the waters from the lake at your feet.

Thus the castle recalls the traditional stories of Disney. In fact, this was the model chosen by the company to make the castle of "Sleeping Beauty" in 1959. Furthermore, in the Disneyland Resort Paris park we can even find a replica of this castle.

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