Sleeping Beauty’s Castle was Based on a Real O…

Sleeping Beauty’s Castle was Based on a Real One – and It’s Insane:

Nestled deep in the German Alps, atop a rolling hill, sits Neuschwanstein Castle, its imposing silhouette looking like something straight out of a fairy tale. Surrounded by cliffs, a moat, and a picturesque little town, the castle appears untouched by time and stands as an everlasting testament to the fantastic imagination of King Ludwig II.

As the region emerged from the Anglo-Prussian war, Bavarian King Ludwig II was forced to concede his power to the Prussian king. As a result, he became reclusive, retreating into a world of fantasy and fairy tale for the rest of his life.