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King's House on Schachen (Königshaus am Schachen)

King's House on Schachen

King's House on Schachen is located 10 km (6 mi) South of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the state of Bavaria in Germany. King's House on Schachen hunting lodge was constructed in 1869- 1872 by the order of King Ludwig II of Bavaria and under supervision of architect Georg von Dollmann.




Location: 10 km (6 mi) South of Garmisch-Partenkirchen    Map

Constructed: 1869- 1872 by King Ludwig II of Bavaria

Open: June- Oct

Entrance Fee: 4.50 Euro

Tel. (0 88 22) 92 03 0





Description of King's House of Schachen

King's House on Schachen is not easily accessed. You would have to hike for three to four hours either from Garmisch- Partenkirchen or from Elmau. The most magnificent room in King's House on Schachen is so called Turkish Room that takes a whole room on the upper floor of the residence. It contains beautiful windows, intricate textiles, colorful vases and other items associated with the exotic Moorish or Orient palace. Some believe that the construction of the mansion was influenced by king's fascination with stories of a Thousand and One Nights.













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