The Cross in the Starnberger See indicating the spot where King Ludwig II of Bavaria drowned in 1886. Dr.von Gudden delivered his verdict on Ludwig's mental stability and the King was removed from the throne. The next night in early evening, King Ludwig II and Gudden went for a walk by the Starnberger See. Around 11:30 that night, their bodies were found floating in waist deep water close to the shore of the Starnberger See.The cross marks the place the bodies were found.
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Ludwig II, painting by W. Tauber, 1864
Linderhof Castle, or palace as it is officially known, is the only castle that eccentric King Ludwig II finished before he died a mysterious death. Description from monkeysandmountains.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images