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Vaduz Castle, Vaduz
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Discover the centuries-old tradition and history of the Liechtenstein Princely family at Vaduz Castle. The official residence of the Prince of Liechtenstein, the castle sits on a hillside 120 m (394 ft) above the town. The previous owners, the Counts of Werdenberg-Sargans, presumably built it as a fortress in the 12th century. The castle is closed to visitors, but you can walk from the main street of Vaduz up to the castle along the Princess Gardens. Or take a guided tour of Vaduz, learn how the castle came into the ownership of the Princely family, and hear what role Napoleon played in the country's history. Plan to visit Vaduz Castle during your Vaduz vacation using our convenient Vaduz trip itinerary planner.
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  • Moving from Vaduz we decide to stop ... well the city doesn't offer much is smallish, few people around and the pedestrian area doesn't offer much. The castle on the Hill but not being open you could hardly find directions. Nice to see out if you'd lose them 10 minutes to see them and take some pictures especially because with a nice gionata on point of view deserves. I wouldn't specifically
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  • Overlooking the city, it is the testimony of a distant past of political wrangling that led to the birth of this Principality. Interesting to visit. One of the only cultural attractions of this country of 35000 people.
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  • It goes. Was but a bit disapointed, because the entrance was forbidden. The environment very nice, but it was a day very windy :))
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  • We spent some nice time in Vaduz and decided to visit the castle as well. The castle can be seen from many parts of Liechtenstein and even from neighbouring Switzerland. But it is still nice to view it from as close as you can get. We were with car and it was nice drive up to the castle. Amazing place with rich history.
  • Vaduz is a quaint city and perfect for a nice stretch of the legs. Plenty of tourist shops and cafes in the main strip but I highly recommend escaping these and going for a walk around the city. The red house is in walking distance and all houses are kept in immaculate condition. At the top of the hill you'll find the castle and feel free to take an apple from the trees growing in the public grounds
  • Very nice castle, but you won't get inside. It is only worth to visit when you are around, but I would not recommend it as a primary destination of a day trip. Surrounding is well maintained with park opened, so you have a picnic there. Nothing else but nice views to Swiss Alps.
  • A great place to have visited. The castle is beautifully illuminated during night and the hilltop is a good viewing point to look over the capitol Vaduz. Nice to see that it is still in use as a private residence. It connects to many historical events.
  • Of course its well maintained because it is the residence if the prince. But you have to be some sort of government official with an invitation to go inside. If you visit it: a couple of meters next to the castle there is a viewpoint where you can see vaduz from above.