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Herrenchiemsee Palace, hall of mirrors and magnificently decorated hallway

Hrady jako útočiště pohádkového krále: Ludvíka II. Bavorského

Narodil se v roce 1845, zbožňoval romantický středověk a lesk francouzského absolutistického dvora. Svými hrady a zámky Ludvík II. Bavorský vzkřísil tento zapomenutý svět. Dodnes okouzlují milióny návštěvníků.

Neuschwanstein is known all over the world as a symbol of idealised romantic architecture and for the tragic story of its owner. After losing sovereignty in his own kingdom, Ludwig II withdrew into his own world of myths, legend and fairytales. read more »

Of the three palaces that Ludwig II actually had built, Linderhof Palace is the most inspired. A triumph of splendour and extravagance, it lies in the secluded Graswang valley. read more »

In 1878, Ludwig II of Bavaria commissioned an extravagant palace to be built on idyllic Herrenwörth Island in Lake Chiemsee. Inspired by the French 'Sun King' Louis XIV, this fairytale showpiece now attracts millions of visitors every year. read more »