Castles, palaces & beerhalls! Travels in Germany Part 3: Adventure Man USA Ep. 18

The adventure in Germany concludes as Adventure Man and Daria explore the palaces and beerhalls of Munich, the storybook villages of the Alps, and the famous castles of Wilhelm II. Join in to see what Bavaria is all about!

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Places visited in this episode include:
Munich:
– The Marienplatz and Rathaus (home of the Glockenspiel)
– The Munich Residenz
– Hofbrauhaus (https://www.hofbraeuhaus.de/en/welcome.html)

Oberammergau
– Zum Kirchenbauer guesthouse (http://www.zum-kirchenbauer.de/en/)

Wilhelm II’s Castles:
– Schloss Linderhof (https://www.schlosslinderhof.de/englisch/palace/history.htm)
– Schloss Neuschwanstein
– Below are some links for Neuschwanstein Castle. To get an
even better idea of what the inside of the castle looks like, do a
quick Google Images search for “Neuschwanstein Castle
interior.” You won’t be disappointed!
https://www.neuschwanstein.de/englisch/tourist/index.htm
https://neuschwansteincastle.net/
And lastly, the City of Wurzburg.

Theme song, “Good For Nothing Safety” by Twin Musicom.
www.twinmusicom.com

About the Munich Residenz:
The Munich Residence served as the seat of government and residence of the Bavarian dukes, electors and kings from 1508 to 1918. What began in 1385 as a castle in the north-eastern corner of the city (the Neuveste, or new citadel), was transformed by the rulers over the centuries into a magnificent palace, its buildings and gardens extending further and further into the town.

The rooms and art collections spanning a period that begins with the Renaissance, and extends via the early Baroque and Rococo epochs to Neoclassicism, bear witness to the discriminating taste and the political ambition of the Wittelsbach dynasty.

Much of the Residence was destroyed during the Second World War, and from 1945 it was gradually reconstructed. Today, with the museums of the Bavarian Palace Administration (the Residence Museum itself, the Treasury and the Cuvilliés Theatre) along with other cultural institutions, this is one of the largest museum complexes in Bavaria.

From neuschwansteincastle.net:
Neuschwanstein Castle
The Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most visited castles in Germany and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.The castle is located in Bavaria, near the town of Fussen. It was built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria, also known as the “Fairytale King”. See our Neuschwanstein Castle Tour page.

King Ludwig was a great admirer and supporter of Richard Wagner, the world-renowned composer. Neuschwanstein Castle was built in his honor and many rooms in the castle’s interior were inspired by Wagner’s characters. The third floor particularly reflects Ludwig’s admiration of Wagner’s operas.The Singers Hall, which occupies the entire fourth floor of Neuschwanstein also contains characters from Wagner’s operas. Neuschwanstein literally means “New Swan Castle” referencing of “the Swan Knight” one of the Wagner’s characters.

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