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Schloss Hohenschwangau

Schwangau -Ortsteil Hohenschwangau, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8362 930830
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The yellow Gothic castle in which King Ludwig II spend his childhood.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“summer home” (13 reviews)
“grew up” (29 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Schwangau -Ortsteil Hohenschwangau, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 8362 930830
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"beautiful castle"
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"summer home"
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"grew up"
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"childhood home"
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"guided tour"
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"king ludwig"
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"on line"
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"buy tickets"
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"horse drawn carriage"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hohenschwangau doesn't get as much attention as Neuschwanstein, but is really beautiful! We walked from Lake Alpsee to the castle and the scenery was breathtaking. The rooms are beautifully furnished, decorated with scenes from medieval legends. The interior courtyard with the fountain and flowers makes...More

Thank Carmen T
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The castle tour is wonderful, if a little short. English speaking tour guide and plenty of historical interest

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took the two castle tour and found overall Hohenschwangau was nicer! Certainly it lacks the beauty of Its younger sibling however the tour received is FAR less rushed and this castle feels lived in and less overboard in decor and extravagance. Our tour was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

the stunning beautiful castle in Bavaria region with great magnificient remarkable scenery view. especially the snow covered scenery view during winter season was so impressive and unforgettable moment. absolutely worth for visiting place.

Thank Huang W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Funny tour guide, and surprisingly a lot more to see than Neuschwanstein! (I guess that makes sense, though, since Neuschwanstein was never finished in Ludwig's lifetime and no one ever lived in it.) Keep an eye out for the 100+ year old bread, and the...More

Thank chairduck
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting house but a brief, timed tour didn't really allow enough time to appreciate it all. It's a pity as the guide was excellent.

Thank Henry T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not as impressive as its neighbour but still worth a visit while you are there bear in mind they all have there place in bavaria history

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend has bad knees, so we knew that she couldn't handle the hike to Newschwannstein. We took the horse carriage up the drive (4.5 euros) and she was able to hike the small distance to this castle plus handle the stairs inside the castle....More

Thank LeisaS
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fabulous castle to visit. The tour guide was excellent at explaining the history of the castle, and answering questions. Much quieter than nearby Neuschwanstein. Very underappreciated due to the fame of its neighbour. Worth visiting on its own. A lovely short walk up to...More

Thank Conor S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite castle in Germany so far. Outside garden (free) has a view over the Alpsee lake and decorated beautifully. Inside wasn’t lavish or huge, because it was just the royal family vacation home, but I like the lived in atmosphere. Our guide was very...More

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GreenBeanSoup
May 23, 2018|
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Response from Logan R | Reviewed this property |
No. One line, one office.
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wtbofnc
March 18, 2018|
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Response from satyros | Reviewed this property |
Also, keep in mind that the interior of this castle was never completed by King Ludwig II. Only the finished rooms (16 in total) are accessible
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Mangomotte
April 24, 2017|
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Response from Robert G | Reviewed this property |
If you purchase a discounted 2 castle ticket you will ALWAYS have Hohenschwangau first and Neuschwanstein second. You want to reserve your ticket online (when I showed up at 11:00 to pick up my tickets, there were 2-3... More
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