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Herrenchiemsee Palace, hall of mirrors and magnificently decorated hallway

Eventyrkongens fluktborg: Ludwig II. av Bayern

Han var født i 1845 og elsket middelalderens romantikk og det franske hoffs glans under absolutismen. I sine slott gjenskapte Ludwig II. av Bayern glansen fra disse tidene. Slottene får den dag i dag mennesker til å drømme.

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 »