Wow! That's how I imagine a castle. In the summer I was lucky enough to take part in a night tour, where you only marched with flashlight and guide through the dark rooms of the castle. About a spiral staircase, it went up to the 2 balconies and the castle tower. From those you have a fantastic view that reaches as far as Vienna. Originally, Liechtenstein Castle, enthroned in Maria Enzersdorf, served as a defense against enemies. Today it rises idyllically in harmony with the surroundings. Must see!
October 26, 2016
The complex, which combines the two styles of Romanesque and historicism, was restored between 1949 and 1953. From 1960 to 2007, the castle was managed by the market town of Maria Enzersdorf and used as a home of the Maria Enzersdorfer Scouts, from 1983 as a venue of the Johann Nestroy games and from 1995 as a wine-growing museum. Since the renovation of the castle was not financially viable for the municipality Maria Enzersdorf, the lease contract 2007 was resolved.
The castle was closed from 2007 to 2009 due to construction defects for safety reasons. In 2008 and 2009, the castle was renovated and received a new roof. The castle has been open to the public since spring 2010
August 12, 2017
15.12.2018 - In the midst of the beautiful Föhrenberge Nature Park, right next to the Liechtenstein Castle, the Senior Citizens' Center Schloss Liechtenstein offers a high quality of life for seniors with individual needs.
January 7, 2019
The castle Liechtenstein, the ancestral castle of the princes of Liechtenstein, has been open again since May 2010 and is accessible with guided tours!
The castle Liechtenstein is a beautiful destination in Maria Enzersdorf in the south of Vienna and a tourist attraction in the area Mödling. It is the ancestral castle of the princes of Liechtenstein and was built in the 12th century. The builder of the first fortification is Hugo von Petronell, a follower of Diepoldinger, the Margrave Cham and Vohburg. He called himself from the completion of the castle "of Liechtenstein" and is the progenitor of the princely family Lichtenstein. Therefore, the castle is the namesake "ancestral castle" of the Lichtenstein princes.
For nearly two centuries, the castle was the seat of Lichtenstein's, before she probably came across a marriage contract outside the family Lichtenstein.
In the course of the 14th century, the castle was extended to the full, current length and in the 16th century was followed by a comprehensive expansion. High-ranking noble families were the owners. On Christmas Day 1807, Prince Josef I of Liechtenstein bought the castle again for his family.
* 1683: The castle was devastated by the Ottomans (Turks).
* 1883: reconstruction of the castle
August 13, 2018
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