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The palace was commissioned by King Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as an homage to Richard Wagner and was completed in 1886.
This castle has a great deal of history...being secluded was not affected by the war, so the Nazis hid their and quot;bounty and quot; stolen from France here.
The rectangles represent each bunkhouse with one of the original guard towers standing in the background. The bunk houses were designed to hold 200 prisoners each, however towards the end of the war they were completely overfilled, holding up to 2,000 prisoners per bunk house.