Castle in Snowy Scene

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Perched over the town in a wintery, mystical snow scene is the best known tourist draw in Fussen.  Schloss Neuschwanstein, King Ludwig's dream castle, is  eccentric with features like a hidden cave grotto, a trap door dining table, and outrageous Rococo decor--completed in 1878. <br />
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Hohenschwangau, the yellow palace that was the summer home of the Wittelsbach royal family and King Ludwig I spent much of his time there. It is the lesser known of the two tourist draws in Fussen<br />
The is a stop of the third century Roman route between Italy, Autria and Augsburg. Today Fussen is a stop on Bavarian bus tours to visit the castles and shop.
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Perched over the town in a wintery, mystical snow scene is the best known tourist draw in Fussen. Schloss Neuschwanstein, King Ludwig's dream castle, is eccentric with features like a hidden cave grotto, a trap door dining table, and outrageous Rococo decor--completed in 1878.

Hohenschwangau, the yellow palace that was the summer home of the Wittelsbach royal family and King Ludwig I spent much of his time there. It is the lesser known of the two tourist draws in Fussen
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