In the Photo of the Week feature, we highlight an exceptionally amazing photograph submitted by an Atlas Obscura user.


This fairy tale photograph looks like it might have been taken at Disneyland, but this pic is of the very real Neuschwanstein Castle in Schwangau, Germany. The prototypical fortress was captured by Atlas user Andie who had this to say about the magical view:

“Most photos of Neuschwanstein look light and Disney-esque, but the fog and changing leaves during my visit seemed to highlight the dual nature of the castle: whimsically beautiful and yet forever tainted by accusations of madness and suspicious deaths.”


Thanks to all of our adventurous users who keep submitting such amazing shots! Want to have your photograph featured? Keep adding your captures to our ever-growing compendium of wondrous places (just click the “Edit This Place” link at the bottom of each place). And watch here each Friday for another Photo of the Week