Due to renovation work the façade of the Gateway Building is scaffolded at the moment. The work is scheduled for completion by autumn 2017. The way to the castle and the guided tours are not affected.
The hiking trail through the Pöllat Gorge is inaccessible until further notice due to a rockfall. The way to the castle and the guided tours are not affected.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
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The visit of Neuschwanstein Castle is only possible with a guided tour.
Rucksacks, prams, child carriers, and similar bulky objects may not be taken into the castle. Please leave these items in your car or bus.
No photographing or filming is allowed in the castle. Photo and film shootings are basically subject to approval and charges. Here you will find information on photography permits / film permits. Taking pictures of the outside of the buildings for private use does not require a permit.
Neuschwanstein Castle is on the edge of the Ammergebirge nature reserve; it is therefore not permitted to fly model planes or drones /multicopters.
Animals are not permitted in the castle.
On 26 March 2015 an agreement was signed between the town of Himeji and the Free State of Bavaria to further mutual understanding and friendship with a view to cooperation and exchange in the area of tourism.