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Liechtenstein is a country with a population of 33,000 people and consisting of 11 villages. Liechtenstein ("bright stone") is the origin to which the name of the Liechtenstein family, the ruling house of the country, which owned it from at least 1140 until the 13th century and again from 1807 onwards. The House of Liechtenstein belongs to the most important maecenas of Europe.

Vaduz Castle
The castle was built in the 12th century and is the residence of one of the oldest Liechtenstein royal families. The castle cannot be visited inside, but guided tours around Vaduz offer interesting insights into the history of the castle and the princely family. vaduz.info

Gutenberg Castle
The castle dates back to the 13th century. It has been a private property for many years, until the state of Liechtenstein purchased the castle in 2002. Various cultural events take place in the courtyard in summer. There is no access to the courtyard except for official events.
Schellenberg castle
The ruins of the castle date back to the 13th century and were owned by lords of southern Germany who gave the village and the land of Schellenberg their name.
Parliament in Vaduz
The government building was completed in 1905 and is the seat of the government and parliament.

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