Neuschwanstein Castle is located in Bavaria in the area of Schwangau near Füssen, about 100 km from Munich. Although it resembles a medieval castle, it is a rather young castle. King Louis II. The Bavarian built it as his refuge and as a monumental opera scene for Richard Wagner. The castle was built from 1869, about 17 years. The construction was completed in a reduced version, the original plan was even more monumental. Perhaps the most beautiful room of the castle is the throne room.