Liechtenstein is a small principality of Europe which is bordered by Switzerland and Austria. The capital city of Liechtenstein is Vaduz and whole territory of this small but magnificent country lies within the Alps. Vaduz is an ancient town which dates back to the thirteenth century. Vaduz has some phenomenal features, one of which is the landmark structure of the Vaduz Castle which is named after this city. Vaduz Castle is also the royal residency of the Prince of Liechtenstein.
The location of the Vaduz Castle of Liechtenstein is on a beautiful highland from where the view of the whole city is possible. Since the Vaduz Castle has become the royal residency, this place is closed for the general public. A marvelous and lush green walk way leads towards the Vaduz Castle from the city. The massive tower of the Vaduz Castle is erected upon a piece of ground of about 12 x 13 m which has a wall density on the ground floor of up to 4 meters. The building of the Eastern part of the Vaduz Castle consists of the most historic and ancient constructions. The western portion of the Vaduz Castle was expanded on by Count Kaspar van Hohenems (1613–1640).
Vaduz Castle of Liechtenstein was undergone an ultimate restoration and rehabilitation work between 1905 and 1920. Vaduz Castle of Liechtenstein is open to the general public on 15th of August which is the national day of Liechtenstein. The people get a chance to view the royal collection of paintings, furniture, antiques and the wine cellars. These cellars offer to the visitors a wide variety of 300 European wines and the fantastic festive evening full of amazing fireworks and splendid illumination.