2013-01-04

Schwangau, Bavaria, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau in southwest Bavaria. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II Bavarian  as a retreat and as an homage to Richard Wagner. Ludwig paid for the palace out of his personal fortune and extensive borrowing, not with Bavarian public funds.
The palace was intended as a personal refuge for the reclusive king, but it was opened to the paying public immediately after his death in 1886. Since then over 60 million people have visited Neuschwanstein Castle. More than 1.3 million people visit annually, with up to 6,000 per day in the summer.The palace has appeared prominently in several movies and was the inspiration for  Disneyland's Sellping Beauty Castle and later, similar structures.
Based on: Wikipedia- 04.01.2013.


An official Postcrossing postcard from Christine, DE-1838941.

2 komentarze:

Pasażerka pisze...

marzy mi się wizyta w tym zamku, musi robić ogromne wrażenie!

Cleo. pisze...

Musi na pewno, skoro odwiedza go w ciągu dnia tyle osób! Tez chce:)