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... sweet tooth, of course we all kept him company. On our return to Oberstaufen we detoured to the Wieskirche (white church) which is a UNESCO world heritage site. It was built in 1730 ten years after a farmer witnessed a statue oh Christ weeping. Millions of people each year make a pilgrimage to this beautiful and highly decorated Catholic Church. The dome ceiling is painted in pastel tones with murals of Christ's resurrection, the walls are white but with plenty of gilded ...
We drove to Fussen at the foot of the Alps to visit the model for Disneyland's fairytale castle, Schloss Neuschwanstein. We decided to visit both castles in the town as King Ludwig II who planned Neuschwanstein actually grew up in Hohenschwangau and was fascinated by the romantic tales and decorations in his boyhood holiday home. Ludwig II became king in 1864 at 18 years of age but after 7 years of rule ...
... similar to the one at Disney theme parks. Neuschwanstein was the model. You may have noticed that both castles have the word schwan in the title. Schwan means swan and is the official symbol of Ludwig II of Bavaria and his family. When Ludwig became Konig of Bavaria he decided to build a new (Neu) castle near his boyhood home of Hohenschwangau. Neuschwanstein was never finished however as Ludwig died at age forty before its ...
... br> Whilst we were eating, our tickets for the 10:25 English tour of Neuschwanstein were delivered to the table. We were able to book them in advance via email with the hotel and they made the arrangements, meaning we get the tour without the massive queue for tickets. The cost for both of us was about €27.
We took the bus from near the hotel to Hohenschwangau, making use ...
I made the wrong decision of deciding to walk up the long hill path to get to Neuschwanstein rather than staying down to explore. There was another Museum of the Bavarian Kings I ...