PHOTO: Vaduz Castle, Residence of the Prince of Liechtenstein

Vaduz Castle, the palace and official residence of the Prince of Liechtenstein

The first Vaduz Castle was built as a fortress in 1130. Much of this original structure was destroyed by the Ottomans in 1683. When reconstruction finally began 200 years later during the reign of Prince Johann II, it stayed faithful to the original Romanesque style. The old medieval walls can still be seen on the … Read more

PHOTO: The Eclectic Architecture in Vaduz, Liechtenstein

The eclectic in Vaduz, Liechtenstein ranges from the Prince's 12th century Romanesque castle to ultra modern homes

The eclectic architecture in Vaduz was one of the biggest surprises of Lichtenstein. Shown in this photo is The Red House, a gabled stairs structure with a large tower. The house is named for the dark red color that has adorned its exterior since the 19th century. Another example of unusual architecture in Vaduz can … Read more