TIL The world famous Neuschwanstein Castle was used as a depot for the Nazi’s stolen art in WWII. They had orders to blow it up, but the SS officer never carried out the orders.

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  1. This reminds me of the higher ups calling for Paris to be burned down in 1944.

    Thank goodness the people on the ground had better forethought than those in Berlin.

  2. I’ve been there myself, its a must see. Its a day trip out of munich by train. You get so many fantastic views of the place as well. It really is the perfect experience. Fun fact its not medieval at all it was built in the late 1800’s and never fully finished.

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