Bavarian Castles and Palaces

King Ludgwig II

In 1864 King Ludwig II – at age 18 – came to power as the new King of Bavaria.
He was born on August 15th, 1845, at Nymphenburg Palace, Munich.
He was king until 1886 — he died on June 13th, 1886, at Lake Starnberg (south of Munich).

Images of Palaces and Castles in Bavaria

Neuschwanstein is one of the ‘blueprints’ for Disney’s Cinderella Castle.
Neuschwanstein Castle is may be the most famous palace in Germany — right next to it, just a few minutes away, there’s Hohenschwangau Palace (or Castle).

These and other motives available for wall art canvas, poster, or print.

Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany

Hohenschwangau Castle

, a Neo-Gothic style palace, was the childhood residence of Ludwig II. He lived here also while building his own castle (Neuschwanstein) — construction started 1869 and was completed 1882.

Hohenschwangau Castle, Bavaria, Germany
Hohenschwangau Castle, Bavaria, Germany

Nymphenburg Palace, Munich

Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, Germany
Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, Germany
Monopterus at Badenburg Lake, Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, Germany
Monopterus at Badenburg Lake, Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, Germany
Amalienburg, Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, Germany
Amalienburg, Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, Germany