More Views of Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Walt Disney looked for inspiration to stage the story of Sleeping Beauty and in Neuschwanstein Castle he found the answer. Did the mad King Ludwig II (1845 – 1886) ever imagine how his castle would become every child’s dream!

King Ludwig’s instructions for building the castle: “It is my intention to rebuild the old castle ruin at Hohenschwangau near the Pollat Gorge in the authentic style of the old German knights’ castles… the location is the most beautiful one could find, holy and unapproachable, a worthy temple for the divine friend who has brought salvation and true blessing to the world.”

Unfortunately he did not live long to see his creation complete. Yet even in its incomplete state the castle, particularly the interiors, look grand. Sharing with you all some more views of Neuschwanstein Castle.

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30 Responses

  1. Magical from every angle! The last photo truly looks Disney-like. Thanks for sharing your travels too.

  2. Carver says:

    Wonderful shots of the beautiful castle against the lovely sky.

  3. Liza says:

    These are beautiful.

    Happy sky watching!

    Liz @ A Simple Life

  4. Gary says:

    A truly amazing place,and he almost banrupt Bavaria in building it and other castles. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  5. Sylvia K says:

    Such a gorgeous castle and what a view from there!! Marvelous captures, Indrani! Enjoy your weekend!


  6. beautiful. would like to go inside and investigate 🙂

    My sky is here

  7. joo says:

    It's a fascinating place, and your photos are lovely!
    Happy SWF:)

  8. Just like a perfect place for the princess in fairytales 🙂

  9. Sridharan says:

    Very Nice closeups..! The view must be awesome from top of the castle..!

  10. George says:

    Children aren't the only ones who can dream about a castle like this. I'll never own such a place, but I can dream about seeing it in person. Thanks for sharing these wonderful pictures.

  11. alicesg says:

    Very beautiful castle. Can only dream in staying one…lol.

  12. Kim, USA says:

    This is grandeur how many years does this castle is being built. I can only imagine how intricately design the inside of this castle. The tower is what I love most to stay and with my camera from sunrise to sunset I would never leave that place ^_^ Happy Friday!


  13. Cloudia says:

    wonderful job!

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  14. Sivinden says:

    Beautiful castle – and what a great view!

  15. Loved the castle tower very much .

  16. magnificent! i love your photos–great vantage point.

  17. Ms. Becky says:

    when I was a young girl I had a poster of this castle hanging on my wall and dreamed of one day seeing it. thanks for sharing the magic. it's still a wonderful dream in my eyes! happy SWF Indrani.

  18. snapperoni says:

    Beautiful and captivating. What more can I say~

    I wish I could see this for myself one day!

  19. Spectacular, and really kind of unbelievable that it actually exists.

  20. nice sky that comes with the castle. 🙂

  21. Beautiful place for taking of photos.


  22. Arija says:

    Thank you, it is so nice to see Neuschwanstein again, the first time we saw it was in 1969. I hope you went to Hohenschwangau and Linderhof as well.

  23. ladyfi says:

    What fairytale shots!

  24. eileeninmd says:

    It is a beautiful castle, wonderful photos Arija. I would lvoe to see it in person someday. Thanks for sharing, happy skywatching!

  25. arabesque says:

    now i know where the inspiration came from. ^0^

    such a beautiful castle.
    nice captures Indrani.

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