Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau, Germany

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Neuschwanstein Castle, in Germany, is one of the greatest castles in Europe – and one of the world’s foremost tourist attractions. Neuschwanstein was designed to be a hideaway for this reclusive king, as well as a palace evoking Medieval myth and fantasy. The cliff-edge setting of the Castle, provides the jaw-dropping, Alpine backdrop which makes the site picture-perfect. It was built in a time when castles were no longer necessary as strongholds, and, despite its romanticized medieval design, Louis also required it to have all the newest technological comforts.

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