Masterpiece of Ludwig II's romantic ideals, Neuschwanstein is Germany's most famous castle and has inspired Disneyland's Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty Castles.
It was built between 1869 and 1892 as a homage to the world of Germanic mythology epitomized by Richard Wagner's operas, notably the scenes of Tannhaüser depicted in the Sängersaal.
Opening Hours & Admission
The castle is open daily from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (9:00 am to 3:00 pm from 8th October to 31st March). The annual closing days are 1st January, 24th, 25th and 31st December.
Admission costs 12 € for adults, 11 € for students and seniors (over 65), and free for children until 18 years old.
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