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Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwansteinstrasse 20, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8362 939880
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Skip-the-Line Neuschwanstein Castle Half-Day Tour from Fuessen
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Neuschwanstein Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Munich
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Yet another of the eccentric King Ludwig II's magnificently odd architectural creations.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“the bus” (1,113 reviews)
“horse carriage” (389 reviews)
“guided tour” (467 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Neuschwansteinstrasse 20, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8362 939880
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s not exaggeration when you hear this castle is a fairytale castle and it was the inspiration behind the famous Disney Castle. The moment you take the bus from Füssen station to the Neuschwanstein Ticket office, 5min in the bus and you’ll get your first...More

Thank Pulakit
Reviewed 2 days ago

took my wife here for anniversary..fantastic place and fairytale feeling ..stopped in hotel nearby overnight..a must for you romantics...

Thank thepedlar2007
Reviewed 3 days ago

Look like to good to be true... may Mr Disney was here before he designed the Disney World castle? Problem is that it is always full of people with long line ups. Try to arrive on a weekday and as early as the open.

Thank S G
Reviewed 3 days ago

The majestic purity of the Austrian alps beckons us on our trek to the Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein castles in southeast Germany, just North of the Austrian border. We toured both castles, which though renovated / built (respectively) in the 19th century are decorated in the...More

Thank David_PA1
Reviewed 4 days ago

yeah, there are crowds, but it is well organized. we went with a tour so we did not have to deal with the headache of standing in lines for tickets. i would highly recommend researching this before you go. otherwise, it could be a real...More

Thank bbbuttercup
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

1) You only need a ticket to the castle if you wish to go on a tour of the castle. If you only wish to view the outside, take a selfie, see the incredible view or hike on the trails around the castle you don't...More

1  Thank KiKi-blue56
Reviewed 5 days ago

The line is awful, so get there early in the morning before opening or purchase tickets two days in advance or more. We went in the winter and Mary's bridge was closed for safety. This was very disappointing since this is where the photo of...More

Thank Tonia M
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went on a River Cruise and did not write a review as did not think I could review holidays etc. The castle was breathtaking - totally totally blew my mind as did Bavaria and Germany. My only ahem.... comment... I was the only English...More

Thank cherrypotts
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As a castle fanboy like myself. It still ranks top of my list. Worth the hike albeit it was tiring. Beautiful.

Thank Xy N
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were fortunate to travel to Fussen by car with friends. Tickets for the Castle should be bought or at least reserved online about 2 days in advance to avoid disappointment. It was a snowy day when we visited which just added to the magical...More

1  Thank adelenel
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Sarah D
31 December 2017|
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Response from geldav | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sarah We stayed at Fuessen and caught a bus. They run from the post office. We wrote three reviews for the castles. Linderhof was the best with smaller crowds and very grand. We then went onto Oberammergau (went... More
23 November 2017|
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Response from TravellingRose2016 | Reviewed this property |
You walk right up to the entrance of the castle (the path leads you there). When you go through the gateway (past the bathroom and a small postcard shop) you will see an electronic board with the entry times and numbers... More
17 November 2017|
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Response from Marisa R | Reviewed this property |
Mary's Bridge is crowded on a sunny day and it wiggled like a suspension bridge. It was one of my least favorite view points because of the crowds. Many were polite. A few were were actually pushing people. I'm sure the... More