Neuschwanstein Castle

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Neuschwanstein Castle
Castle Neuschwanstein.jpg
Neuschwanstein Castle in July 2013
Neuschwanstein Castle is located in Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle
Location within Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle is located in Bavaria
Neuschwanstein Castle
Location within Bavaria
General information
Architectural styleRomanesque Revival
LocationHohenschwangau, Germany
Coordinates47°33′27″N 10°44′58″E / 47.5575288°N 10.7495173°E / 47.5575288; 10.7495173Coordinates: 47°33′27″N 10°44′58″E / 47.5575288°N 10.7495173°E / 47.5575288; 10.7495173
Construction started5 September 1869
Completedc. 1886 (opened)
OwnerBavarian Palace Department
Design and construction
ArchitectEduard Riedel
Civil engineerEduard Riedel, Georg von Dollmann, Julius Hofmann
Other designersLudwig II, Christian Jank

Neuschwanstein Castle (German: Schloss Neuschwanstein, pronounced [ˈʃlɔs nɔʏˈʃvaːnʃtaɪn], Southern Bavarian: Schloss Neischwanstoa) actually means New Swan Stone Castle. It is a Romanesque palace that was made in the 19th century by King Ludwig II of Bavaria. The palace is in Bavaria in southern Germany. It is one of the most famous sites among tourists.