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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.
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  • Average9%
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Schwangau -Ortsteil Hohenschwangau, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8362 930830
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As the subject suggests, the tour in the castle will give you better understanding about the Bavarian history and the childhood of the great king Ludwig ||. Make sure that you book your tour ahead of time, online or through the offices there

Thank Wasim B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Everything was beautiful. Our tour was smaller than the Neuschwanstein tour and more comprehensive. We were more impressed with Hohenschwangau. Do not miss if you have the time to visit both castles!

Thank nicole t
Reviewed 3 days ago

This castle is somewhat in the shadow of more famous nearby Neuschwanstein, but I liked it better. It has beautiful gardens, something that you won't find in Neuschwanstein. There are crowds, of course. And long waiting cues for tickets. We reserved ours three days in...More

Thank Bruno_Croatia
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a mass tourist experience. We visited Hohenschwangau, Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. Linderhof was the best experience. I'll leave that to another review. Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein were a challenge. There are large crowds and long lines that you have to deal with. It is busy...More

Thank geldav
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed in Schwangau and luckily had preordered the tickets (for this castle, Neuschwanstein and the King Ludwig museum). Also luckily we were up early and picked up the ticket at the ticket counter before 8.30. Already at this time the line for none reserved...More

Thank JensPerregaard
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is easier to walk up to this castle than it is to walk to Neuschwanstein. The 2 castles are well preserved but very different experiences. We bought the combo ticket and it allows plenty of time to do the tour look around the outside...More

Thank aknuts
Reviewed 6 days ago

While it might not be as famous as Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau is no less beautiful. It is very different from Neuschwanstein in that it is less ornate and has a more homey feel (if a castle can feel homey). The artwork is amazing in that the...More

Thank hunnyjar
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a real mass tourism experience which for me didn't really deliver - the sense of being processed on a production line would be bearable if there was something really interesting at the heart of the experience but the history all dates from the...More

Thank Jonathan V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pending review I'm a huge fan of King Ludwig and just being here was wonderful. I took the brief tour. Photo taking isn't allowed inside any of the castles as far as I know, so I spent some extra money on the photo books available...More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it is a beautiful castle, but the lines can be VERY long. Here's what to do to make your experience better: 1. Get your tickets ahead of time. The line for people registered for tickets was 5 minutes or less whereas the new ticket...More

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24 April 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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18 April 2017|
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Response from Robert G | Reviewed this property |
The interiors of the castles are NOT stroller friendly. It is possible to take a stroller on some of the paths to the castles; other paths have stairs. You can definitely do both castles the same day; the ticket office in... More
14 October 2016|
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Response from travellingbuzz | Reviewed this property |
Like Joe...I think it is better that you get this information from their website....