The ruins rise over 80 meters majestically over the roofs of the former residential city and are dominating the picture of the Old quarter.
It is build out of red sandstone and is one of the most famous historical monuments in the world and the epitome of German romance.
In former years the castle was property of the Palatine electors of the Wittelsbach dynasty.
If you are curious and want to experience more tales and details you should take a guided tour in the castle.
What you will see
- Stucco-ceiling in the Friedrichsbau
- Insights into the former life of the Palatine electors of the Wittelsbach dynasty
- Impressive interior design
- Figures and sculptures
- Beautiful garden & park
- Hall of the emperor
- The casemate
Duration: 1,5 hours
Admissions according to the programme are included.