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Queen Mary's Bridge (Marienbrucke)

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This bridge crosses a gorge behind Neuschwanstein Castle.
Wanderweg Zur Bleckenau | Schwangau, 87645, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8362 81980
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since photography is not permitted inside Neuschwanstein Castle and using a drone to take aerial photos is prohibited is the whole area the view from Mary’s Bridge is the most important photo stop during your visit to the castle. Furthermore this is the spot where...More

2  Thank Traveller87987687
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really gutted that the bridge was closed during our visit (just means I'll need to come back!) but my tour guide was lucky enough to know a spot where I could get a shot of the bridge and castle which is better than nothing. If...More

1  Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 6 October 2018

If you are planning to visit Neuschwanstein Castle take touristic shuttle bus which drops you off near Mary's Bridge (clearly signed), leaving you a step, 10 minutes downhill walk to the castle - so be sure to see the view from Mary's Bridge before hiking...More

2  Thank tk3232
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Just got back from 5 Nights in Munich for Oktoberfest. Went to Neuschwanstein from Munich. Based on others reviews did NOT do the tour. The pictures from the bridge are AMAZING. Only complaint would be you cant get a view of the front of the...More

Thank Steves-nj
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Plan to walk a lot the day you visit the castles, but the view from the bridge is amazing. Worth the time to get here.

Thank kawp424
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

The view from this bridge is so worth it!! Despite the amount of tourists that you will share this view with...if you get here midday. Pretty scary too. Very far down. To a river with a waterfall. The hike to here from the castle is...More

2  Thank Carlito106
Reviewed 1 September 2018

If you are are visiting the two castles in the area you shouldn't miss this. It has a tremendous view of Neuschwanstein. Just try and avoid visiting when busloads of tourists are there.

Thank Carl N
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Great views. Go across the bridge and keep hiking for 20 minutes to get a fantastic view down to the castle. Not for the faint of heart.

Thank jfowler2018
Reviewed 26 July 2018

The views of Neuschwanstein castle from this bridge are breathtaking. We didn't bother doing a tour of the inside of the castle, instead we enjoyed the views from this bridge and walking around the outside. We were not disappointed, we really enjoyed the experience... and...More

5  Thank BubG
Reviewed 25 July 2018

So worth the hike. We were lucky in the sense that the tickets into the castle were all sold out so we decided to hike up here instead and were treated to the most spectacular views of the castle. The bridge itself looks rickety but...More

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17 October 2018|
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Response from TAIN2013 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can get good views of the Castle from the approach road to the Castle or the road between the castle and the bridge although the best views are from the bridge.
15 September 2018|
Response from BubG | Reviewed this property |
We visited Neuschwanstein in July, also didn't feel the need to go inside the castle but viewed from Marienbrucke, so I can understand your disappointment. I had also wanted to take the Tegelbergbahn cablecar up the... More