The Heroic Sagas

of Neuschwanstein.

Ever since childhood King Ludwig II had been fascinated by the world of the heroic sagas which Wagner had woven into his operas. He had the stories of his favourite heroes immortalized on the walls of his apartments at Neuschwanstein. The heroic sagas of Neuschwanstein introduces the best known sagas from this castle.

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Sigurd the Dragon Slayer and Gudrun the Avenger; Lohengrin the Swan Knight and Parcifal, Knight of the Holy Grail; Tristan and Isolde, star-crossed lovers.

Tristan and Isolde


Sigurd and Gudrun



Heroic Sagas

of Neuschwanstein