|Hohenzollern Castle: never used as fortress, but built where former castles WERE|
|Everybody's Favorite Fairy Tale Castle, Newschwanstein, a mad king's fantasy|
|Sure is pretty, though, inside and out.|
|Castle on the Right, village on the left/middle, and a lake to the "more right."|
|And here is a snap of the nearby Bavarian countryside, as always on this site, the photo is from the summer of 1976|
As always, Wikipedia has good basic information if you'd like a bit more on these places. Also, here are two blogs which compare these two.