and the fervor of Richard Wagner's opera, King Ludwig II.In the nineteenth century, many palaces were built or rebuilt,
of Neuschwanstein came from two visits that Ludwig took in 1867 – one in May to the renovated Wartburg near Eisenach,
1868, Ludwig's grandfather,King Ludwig I, died, freeing a considerable sum of money previously spent on the
abandoned king's appendage. This allowed Ludwig II to begin the architectural project of building a private refuge in a
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familiar landscape not far from the capital Munich, so that he could live out his view of the Middle Ages.