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Herrenchiemsee Palace, hall of mirrors and magnificently decorated hallway

Castelele unde se refugia regele visător Ludwig al II-lea al Bavariei

Născut în 1845, acesta venera romantismul Evului Mediu şi strălucirea curţii franceze în timpul absolutismului. În castelele sale, Ludwig al II-lea a recreat această lume apusă. Acestea fac să viseze astăzi milioane de oameni.

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