Exploring Liechtenstein

 

Liechtenstein is one of the most scenic countries in Europe as an independent state slipped between Switzerland and Austria. Liechtenstein is an economic dominion for its flattering tax laws, and it’s cited the most industrialized nation in the world, but you’d never know it from its jungle-type hillsides and alpine meadows despite being only 160 square kilometers in size and having a population of just 35,000.

 

It was significant during Roman times, becoming the Imperial Principality of Liechtenstein in 1719 and fully autonomous in 1806, settled since the Early Stone Age. The country presently is a sought-after tourist destination in Europe.

 

Liechtenstein provides different activities like going to its lovely mountain setting, go on hiking trails, ski activities, and must-see museums and castles.

Liechtenstein’s Capital City: Vaduz

Certainly the smallest and one of the most picturesque capitals in Europe is Vaduz. a tourist information center offering everything the traveler needs to get the most out of their visit, Vaduz is home to the Liechtenstein Center. From this place, it’s easy to explore the city’s main attractions, including its parliament building near the banks of the River Rhine in Peter-Kaiser-Platz.

State of the Art: Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein State Art Gallery exhibits many examples of modern and contemporary artwork, sheltered in a state-of-the-art facility in Vaduz. Its lifelong collection comprises pieces from the 19th century, that includes sculptures and works from the collection of the Prince of Liechtenstein in inclusion to frequent temporary exhibits.

Gutenberg Castle

An example of excellently preserved fortress originating from the Middle Ages, high above the village of Balzers in the south of Liechtenstein stands grand Gutenberg Castle. With vast quantity of the most important archaeological discovery including the ancient Mars von Gutenberg statuette, now residing in the Liechtenstein Landesmuseum for the 70-meter-high hill on which the castle lies has been occupied since Neolithic times. Our guests working with Epoxy Floors in Frisco Texas were amazed at how the Gutenberg Castle looked.

Liechtenstein National Museum

The wonderful Liechtenstein National Museum is a must-visit while in Vaduz, a state-owned attraction. The museum is housed in a splendidly preserved 15th-century former inn and in 1788, visited once by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Here are exhibits that focus on the country’s archives and early history, together with displays of religious art and weapons.