Ever heard of the Neuschwanstein Castle? The most famous landmark in Germany, now to be seen at sunset here

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Hi Guys,

From my recent weekend roadtrip to Liechtenstein, Tirol, and southern Germany, comes a photo of the bavarian Neuschwanstein castle at sunset:

The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as a homage to Richard Wagner. Ludwig paid for the palace out of his personal fortune and by means of extensive borrowing, rather than Bavarian public funds.

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My Dad loved that place, I think he went there when he was stationed there in the army back in the 60's. I remember as a kid he built one of those complicated paper models of that awesome castle. Cool post, thanks :) Brings back good memories.

Good memories indeed.

Wow

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Beautiful
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