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Address: Schwangau -Ortsteil Hohenschwangau, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 498362930830
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The yellow Gothic castle in which King Ludwig II spend his childhood.

The yellow Gothic castle in which King Ludwig II spend his childhood.

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Private Tour: Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau from Munich
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Fuessen Half-Day Tour: Skip-the-Line Neuschwanstein Castle and Hohenschwangau

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Beautiful Castel but we could just staied outside and avoid to pay to entrance that it wasn't the most esecially for the stereo-guide

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Pisa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful Castel but we could just staied outside and avoid to pay to entrance that it wasn't the most esecially for the stereo-guide

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

castle worth seeing. even if it is expensive and must wait to enter. visiting is allowed in little rooms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok, there are a ton of negative reviews of both Schloss Hohenschwangua Castle and Neuschwanstein Castle -- but both are totally worth seeing. The most negative thing about the actual castle -- NO PICS OR VIDEO allowed inside -- they say copyright and licensing...I say ridiculous, but whatever. On the positive side, the exterior is absolutely spectacular and you'll take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

so, after waiting a long hour in line for the neuschwanstein tickets, i got the tour of 17:45 with 5 hours to kill - so let's visit the "other castle" (hohenschwangau in that case) - but i must say - a pleasant surprise! the castle is beautiful from inside, a lot of marvelous paintings and decorations - and the English... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stunning, breathtakingly beautiful. We inadvertently made life very easy for ourselves by staying in the Hotel Muller in the village. We arrived at 10pm the night before and were asked at reception what time we would like to go to the castle. We opted for 10am for the other castle and 1.30pm for this one. We had amazing views of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is about 15 minutes walk from the ticket office (reserve your ticket online to avoid standing in the queue for hours!) The guided tour is about 30-35 minutes and very informative. The castle is beautiful both inside and outside and not as crowded as Neuschwanstein.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This castles are Germanys largest tourist attractions so they are packed To avoid the crazy queues book online 48 hours in advance so you queue for 5 minutes rather than hours.If you are staying locally the hotel will do it and you get a cheaper price.Ideally book both castles and make a day of it. You will be allocated tours... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Out of the two castles, Hohenschwangau is the more lived-in one. The other, Ludwig never finished and died as it was being constructed. This is the one where you want to take the tour. It gives a great glimpse into how the Wittlebachs lived in the castle. The tour is worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This location is absolutely stunning, with fantastic availability of resources and support for tourists. My partner and I took a short taxi journey to Hohenschwangau from our holiday let in Fussen. Tickets for the castle and for Neuschwanstein castle (if you've got the legs) can be bought from the Museum. The Museum is well worth a visit and has some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found the ladies who were guiding us very well informed and charming. Our kids enjoyed the tour too and they're usually a good boredom indicators. :)

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