Even though Neuschwanstein Castle was only built in the nineteenth century, it looks like a story-book image of a medieval place. It was the model for Walt Disney's fantasy castle and used in the famous children's film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. From an early age, Prince Ludwig (later to become King Ludwig II of Bavaria) was fascinated by buildings, and by the age of eight his sketchbook was filled with illustrations of castles. As a young adult he was able to turn his dreams into palatial grandeur. Neuschwanstein's ...

The King and His Castle 2001, Prestel Publishing

ISBN-13: 9783791324876