Main information:

Welcome to Neuschwanstein Castle

Picture: Neuschwanstein Castle


Please note

Closure of the Marienbrücke:
At the moment the Marienbrücke, the bridge over the Pollät gorge, is closed to visitors due to major renovation work. The work is expected to continue until the end of May 2016. 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.

Entrance tickets for Neuschwanstein Castle

Entrance tickets for Neuschwanstein Castle can only be bought at the Ticketcenter in the village of Hohenschwangau below the castle. Further information …

General information for visitors

The rooms at the castle can only be visited as part of a guided tour.

No smoking, photographing or filming is allowed in the castle.

Neuschwanstein Castle is on the edge of the Ammergebirge nature reserve; it is therefore not permitted to fly model planes and multicopters.

Prams, child carriers, large rucksacks and similar bulky objects may not be taken into the palace. There is only very limited space for depositing these items. No liability can be accepted for any objects that have been deposited.

Animals are not permitted in the castle.

Discover the castles of King Ludwig II of Bavaria

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Partnership with Himeji Castle in Japan


Photo: Signatories of the agreement between Neuschwanstein Castle and Himeji 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.

Homepage of Himeji Castle in Japan

Ludwig II. – The App

Picture: Banner ad for the Ludwig II-App


Picture: Webcam Neuschwanstein Castle