Different brightnesses: Neuschwanstein castle, shines in a new light

Neuschwanstein castle shines from Wednesday in a new light - but without the spectacular color change. "I have not looked at the replica in Disneyland in Orlan

Different brightnesses: Neuschwanstein castle, shines in a new light

Neuschwanstein castle shines from Wednesday in a new light - but without the spectacular color change. "I have not looked at the replica in Disneyland in Orlando, so the is," said the mayor of the municipality of Schwangau (in the district of Ostallgäu), Stefan Rinke. The 47 LED emitters to ensure, instead, a "subtly-elegant lighting with mild theatrics," said the CSU politician. "It was important for us that it is the building adequately."

Despite the resignation on spectacle, there will be innovations: The spotlights were set up so that you turn out to be individual elements of the building. A day of 22.47 PM to 23 PM, the lighting is switched off gradually, so that the castle is slowly disappearing in the darkness. To the date of death and birthday of the Bauherrns, king Ludwig II, on 13. June, and 25, respectively. August and new year are also being planned for special lighting. "Because it's strengths but different light," said Rinke.

On Sunday shone for the last Time, the old lighting. Up to the Premiere of the new spotlight, you leave the castle, aware of the two evenings, unlit, "also the difference to highlight," said Rinke. The municipality of Schwangau, which is since 1961 for the lighting of the castle is responsible, the retrofitting of 300 000 euros cost. The new radiator will not only give better light, but also insect-friendly and save power: "The whole of the new plant consumes as much energy as two of the old halogen spotlight," said Rinke.

Updated Date: 12 June 2020, 10:21

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