Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria is one of Germany’s most visited tourist attractions with 1.3 million visitors a year and is reported to be the country’s most photographed building too! When you visit, you can see why. Everything about it is eye-catching, from the turrets and towers to its location nestled in the surrounding mountainside.

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Marienplatz, Munich

Marienplatz, Munich

Marienplatz is an attractive paved square in the centre of Munich which forms the hub of the city’s café culture. It’s is well liked by locals and tourists for its architecture and its atmosphere. The City Hall (Rathaus) is located one side of the square and houses the famous Munich Glockenspiel. There’s always a bit of a crowd that gathers for its performances every day at 11am with extra ones in the summer at 12pm and 5pm. The clock acts out two stories with bells and characters and is worth watching if you’re in the square at the time.

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Royal Residenz, Munich

Royal Residenz, Munich

The Residenz was the Munich home of the Bavarian royals for hundreds of years and from the outside it looks a rather sober building, but the true magic is inside. Over the years, each King left his mark on the Residenz, added wings and courtyards to the building. There are some really stunning rooms and hallways to see.

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