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Linderhof Palace

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Address: Graswang Valley, near Oberammergau, 82488 Ettal, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 8822 92030
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A bizarre, yet glamorous, castle built by King Ludwig II.

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Small and very worth it to visit

Its a small version of Versailles in Paris less like a castle and more like a mini palace with all the frills. Beautiful gardens and fountains and the interior is gold everything... read more

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houston, tx
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its a small version of Versailles in Paris less like a castle and more like a mini palace with all the frills. Beautiful gardens and fountains and the interior is gold everything this place was built specifically for the King only as his personal resident its very out of the way but a must see second only to neuschwanstein castle.... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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This was a wow to visit! It's a smaller palace but definitely defined King Ludwig for us. The gardens are amazing and so are the fountains. Once inside I was mesmerized at the decadence and things inside. The 30 minute tour was informative and very interesting. You could go through multiple times and not see it all. This is a... More 

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Merritt Island, Florida
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After visiting and touring all three of Ludwig's palaces, we feel that this is the stand-out must see. And, no huge crowds. The over the top gilding is just amazing. Make a trip into the countryside and you won't be disappointed.

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Keller, Texas
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This palace is breathtaking. It is worth a visit, and the grounds and fountain are beautiful. Don't miss the small outbuildings - each gorgeous and with a different theme. The interior cannot be described - gorgeous and opulent. A must see!

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Stavanger, Norway
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A beautiful place with a fascinating history. Splendour and wealth at display. Bavarian greatness at its best. Enjoy a visit!

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Thank Kristin A
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We stayed at the hotel at the castle. It is a must if you are visiting the castle. We were able to walk all of the grounds without anyone else being there.

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American Fork, Utah
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His idol was Louis 14, it shows everywhere you look in this mansion. Unfortunately the grotto is closed for the next 4 years. Well worth the short drive!

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Los Angeles, California
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This relatively small castle was Mad King Ludwig's residence for many years and the one he seemed most comfortable in. It is lavishly decorated and clearly designed for an individual who lived alone (by choice). The furnishings and decor are amazing (yes -- they are over-the-top), but they somewhat seem natural and appropriate in this setting. The 30 minute guided... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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We rode the tour bus through the Alpine countryside in Bavaria to reach this gem of a Royal villa of Ludwig II. There was snow on the ground too. We waited for our scheduled entrance and we were told no pictures were allowed inside. This is a small but very richly decorated palace paying homage to French king Louis XV.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ludwig built some bigger castles that look more impressive on the outside. Take Linderhof for the inside though. Only 10 rooms but this is what a fairy tale castle looks like! Take the guided tour. The grounds are fantastic too. Combine this with Oberammergau and Etal.

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