Walchensee

Walchensee Power Plant is a high pressure storage power station in Bavaria. With an installed output of 124 MW it is today one the largest of its kind in Germany. It is located near Kochel, about 14 km from Walchensee. The storage power station uses the natural downward gradient of about 200 m between Walchensee, serving as an “upper reservoir” , and the “lower reservoir” of Kochelsee to generate electricity.
Walchensee Lake

Lake Walchensee as you see in the picture above is one of the deepest and largest alpine lakes in Germany, with a maximum depth of 192.3 metres (631 ft) and an area of 16.4 square kilometres (6.3 sq mi). The lake is 75 kilometres (47 mi) south of Munich in the middle of the Bavarian Alps. The entire lake, including the island Sassau is part of the municipality of Kochel. In the background, you can see the Alps.
Walchen Lake

A visit to Neuschwanstein Castle: This is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as a homage to Richard Wagner. Contrary to common belief, Ludwig paid for the palace out of his personal fortune and extensive borrowing, not with Bavarian public funds.

The palace was intended as a personal refuge for the reclusive king, but it was opened to the paying public immediately after his death in 1886. Since then over 60 million people have visited Neuschwanstein Castle.
Neuschwanstein Castle
Lake below the Castle
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