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Schloss Hohenschwangau

Schwangau -Ortsteil Hohenschwangau, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8362 930830
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Skip-the-Line Day Tour from Munich to Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau
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The yellow Gothic castle in which King Ludwig II spend his childhood.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Schwangau -Ortsteil Hohenschwangau, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 8362 930830
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I hadn't realized the history of this castle before! King Maximilian actually built this from the ruins of a medieval castle! While Neuschwanstein is definitely more memorable from the outside, my wife and I really enjoyed this one better. Nevertheless, if you're in town, you...More

Thank Derek I
Reviewed 2 days ago

While you are visiting Neuschwanstein Castle make sure to head over to Ludwig's parents castle across the way. Spectacular views of the whole area are visible from the top of the castle

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice looking castle on top of the hill. Lots of steps to walk up at the front. Round the back a more gentle slope ascent. Timed entry and inside rooms bright unlike the castle opposite. Well worth a visit with a guided tour. Town below...More

Thank Ivor S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked this tour better than the Neuschwanstein castle tour. Our guide was full of information about the past of both castles. Hohenschwangau is a finished and lived in castle and it was very comfortable to be in. You are not allowed to take pictures...More

Thank Nicole N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a hearty German meal! The food was delicious, the beer was was great and the service was fast and efficient. Our waitress spoke English & went out of her way to help us with extra's we found in the gift shop.

Thank simlid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It seems this grand castle has taken a backseat to the Neuschweinstein castle above, but it is still spectacular in its own right. It is hard to imagine the work and labor force that built this years ago. Definitely a must stop in Germany.

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I purchased the ticket for Neuschwanstein, the museum and Schloss Hohenschwangau and this was the second best item on the ticket. The tour starts on time, not a second earlier and likely a few minutes later. The castle is still privately owned by heirs unlike...More

Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a great day trip from Munich visit this castle and Neueschwanstein. Our kids (11 & 13) loved the tours and the horse carriage ride. No photos allowed inside. Our tour guide through the castle was excellent and spoke very good English.

Thank YukonJuan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the castle of the parents of King Ludwig II just down the mountain from Schloss Neuschwanstein. Another majestic and beautiful castle with breathtaking views.

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was great. The walk up and through the wood and through the Arches was brilliant. Our tour guide was witty and I enjoyed that. Very informative. A must do experience.

Thank Roger H
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Mangomotte
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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Quinten S
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
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Max_Moore
13 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....
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