Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. The palace was commisioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat. The palace was intended as a personal refuge for the reclusive king, but it was opened to the paying public immediately after his death in 1886. Since then over 60 million people have visited Neuschwanstein Castle. More than 1.3 million people visit annually.