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Liechtenstein – the lock on the brink of the Vienna wood

Liechtenstein - the lock on the brink of the Vienna wood

Liechtenstein (Burg Liechtenstein)

All know about the dwarfish state of Liechtenstein. But not enough who before a trip to Austria heard that the eminent ancient dynasty, чьё a name carries the Principality, always had on the Austrian district so called "lenny" lands, in other words, belonging Gabsburgam, whose advisers were Likhtenshteyna.

Remember the beautiful Vienna wood, which title all it is clear according to the known film where Strauss’s inimitable music sounds! At its edge there is a small town Maria Entsersdorf, and in it – the Liechtenstein lock (Burg Liechtenstein) constructed in 1135. It is considered that the founder of a dynasty, Hugo von Likhtenstein has erected it. For long-term history the patrimonial nest not once fell into decay, has been destroyed and thrown, but by 1903 is absolutely restored.

The 2nd Global has caused to the lock a huge loss. After war it has been restored by volunteers scouts, and in 1975 is transferred by the Principality Liechtenstein in rent to the small town Maria Entsersdorf, and with 2007 when term of rent has come to the end, it the Principality again possesses.

Having gone to Austria, you can visit this castle and get acquainted with sort history Liechtenstein.

Liechtenstein - the lock on the brink of the Vienna wood

Liechtenstein (Burg Liechtenstein)

Liechtenstein lock (Burg Liechtenstein)

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