25 images and captions for the travel
"Bavaria's Mad Kings and Crazy Castles"
Text and photos © By Robert W. Bone
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Munich's Rathaus (city hall) seen from exiting subway.
|Twin towers of the cathedral, the symbol of Munich.||The vast Nymphenburg palace in a suburb of Munich.||A school tour of the Nyphenburg Palace.||Palace portrait Lola Montez, one of Lugwig I's paramours.|
|Statue of King Ludwig I in Munich.||Portrait of King Ludwig II, grandson of Ludwig I.||A painting of Ludwig II in his electric-lighted sleigh.||Hall of Mirrors in the palace of Amalienburg, Munich.||Schlessheim Palace is state gallery for Baroque paintings.|
|Schlessheim Palace is state gallery for Baroque paintings.||Schlessheim Palace is state gallery for Baroque paintings.||Herreninsel was the king's plan to duplicate Versailles.||Gold bed of Ludwig II. Ball was his candle-lit night light.||The village of Oberammagau, a tourism favorite in Bavaria.|
|Oberammagau: wall-painted house called Pilatushaus,||Costume worn by "Jesus" in Oberammagau passion play..||Garden of Castle Linderhof, near Oberammagau.||Ludwig II's Castle Linderhof, near Oberammagau.||Detail in the garden of Castle Linderhof.|
|Young dancers perform in a traditional outdoor program held in Bavaria.||Hohenschwangau, childhood summer home of Ludwig II.||Hohenschwangau, childhood summer home of Ludwig II.||Neuschwanstein castle, built by the Ludwig II near parents home.||Erih Goessler & Thomas Guenter, in Bavarian dress near Neuwschwanstein.|