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Vaduz Castle

Vaduz, Liechtenstein
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Ranked #5 of 14 Attractions in Vaduz
Type: Castles
Traveler Description: Vaduz Castle The central landmark of Vaduz is the Castle, actually a medieval fortress expanded in the 16th and 17th century. The earliest explicit... more »
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Patras, Greece
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Second time to Vaduz (Lichtenstein) and this time i decide to walking from the main street of Vaduz (post office) to Castle.I pass from the Princess gardens in some very beautiful area. Walking inside so much nature and near to castle a nice view of the city ! The castle is very beautiful but small, unfortynally close for visitors...But all... More

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London
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120 reviews 120 reviews
98 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is one of the main attractions of the city where the current monarch still has an active residency

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Take a brisk walk up hill from the city center to get to the gate of the castle. As the castle is currently occupied, you cannot go inside but it is of course worth taking a quick selfie before you head back down to the town square.

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Luxembourg
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120 reviews 120 reviews
57 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

You cannot miss the castle, it overshadows Vaduz (one street actually). It is worth the steep climb from the town (although you can also reach it by car). Nice view from the top of the hill. Beware: you cannot visit the castle, the family still lives there.

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Sursee, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

On any other day, the castle is just a castle that you can only see from the outside. It's nice looking, but nothing special. However, August 15 is Liechtenstein National Day, and the royal family open the castle gardens to the public, and serve food and drinks! The royal family is also around and you can usually get pictures with... More

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Ankara, Turkey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The castle is located at top of the mountain. It is prince and his family's private property so non-public. I could see from below but you can go up and take much more beautiful photos from on high. The view must be fascinating.

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Vaduz is a nice town and a good starting point for nice walking paths in the mountains surrounding Liechtenstein. Especially around Drei Kapuziner, some impressive tracks with magnificent and quite steep views.

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We rented a car in Paris and decided, hey, let's drive to Zurich! And while we're at it, let's go to Liechtenstein because, well, it's where Heath Ledger's character was from in A Knight's Tale! Sir Ulrich von Liechtenstein! In all seriousness, I love visiting and exploring tiny countries that most people never heard of. The idea of going to... More

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
59 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Vaduz Castle is in a nice location overlooking the city. Unfortunately, because the royal family still lives in the castle you cannot visit. Despite this, it is a nice hike from the town up to the castle where you can get some nice photos. I would recommend hiking up to the castle instead of driving up there.

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Oshkosh, WI
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We decided to hike up to the castle during an enjoyable afternoon in Vaduz rather than drive. The hike up the initial part of the path is quite steep (but we knew what we were getting into). The bonus of hiking vs. driving was the informational placards along the path that provided information about Liechtenstein (government; economy; history; etc.). As... More

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