Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most popular of all the palaces and castles in Europe. Every year 1.4 million people visit "the castle of the castle looks like a fairytale castle. Neuschwanstein is a castle of the paradox, it was built in the 19th century in Bavaria, in a time when castles no longer had strategical and defensive purposes. While Neuschwanstein’s look is that of a medieval castle, it was equipped inside with state of the art technology at that time. The setting of Neuschwanstein could not be more idyllic. Built by Bavaria's King Ludwig II.