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Schloss Hohenschwangau

Listed under Castles & Palaces in Tyrol, Austria.

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This was King Ludwig‘s, builder of the most fairy tale of fantasy castles, childhood home, the summer house and hunting lodge of his father King Maximillian II. Built on top of a ruined 12th Century knight’s fortress the current castle was completed in 1837 and is neogothic in architectural style. Open to the public but still technically a residence of the Bavarian royal linage.

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Ludwig's boy hood home

While not as large as Ludwig's castle this one is complete and gives some insight into Ludwig's early years . If touring both castles see this one first. It has a very nice view of the lake below and the swans that swim there . It is the Swan Castle and Ludwig's is the New Swan Castle .

How can i download pictures from this website?

I need to download some pics of European castles for my presentation. And i think this website has the best ones

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Hi Cuong - Thanks! At World Reviewer we use images from Flickr's Creative Commons licensed collection.

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