Do you like fairy tales? I bet you do, because they are the nice, happy stories that filled our childhoods. For us, fairy tales are like good dreams, something very sweet and pleasant but never real. Well, hold your thought on that. Because, we just found these 8 real places around the world that look like they came straight out of a fairy tale!
1) Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle is a nineteenth-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as an homage to Richard Wagner. Ludwig paid for the palace out of his personal fortune and by means of extensive borrowing, rather than Bavarian public funds.
The palace was intended as a personal refuge for the reclusive king, but it was opened to the paying public immediately after his death in 1886. Since then more than 61 million people have visited Neuschwanstein Castle. More than 1.3 million people visit annually, with as many as 6,000 per day in the summer. The palace has appeared prominently in several movies and was the inspiration for Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle and later, similar structures.
Fairy tale resemblance: Sleeping Beauty’s Castle