Concert Venues

PALAIS LIECHTENSTEIN IN VIENNA

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LEDNICE RIDING HALL – MULTI-FUNCTION CENTRE

In 1560 Georg Hartmann I. Liechtenstein came into the indebted Mikulov estate. In the same year, he inherited the family line of Valtice Hartmann II. (1544-1585) Lednice. Riding stables were crucial in the time of Emperor Maximilian. Extensive facilities for horse breeding were founded In Royal courts during this period.  In the Baroque period these [...]

TEMPLE OF DIANA – RENDEZ-VOUS

After the sudden death of Prince Alois I Josef of Liechtenstein in 1805, his younger brother Jan I. Josef inherited the family estates.  Jan I. Josef Liechtenstein, amongst other things, had participated in the Battle of Austerlitz. Prince Jan I began construction of Temple of Diana – Rendez-Vous.  It was built in 1810-1813 by Architect [...]

CHATEAU MIKULOV

Archaeological findings from the end of the 11thcentury confirm the small settlement on the Chateau hill of Mikulov. It probably served the protective purpose, which helped to protect the new Moravian-Austrian borderline. This simple construction burnt down later. Apparently, Přemysl Otakar I, the King of Bohemia, or his brother Vladislav Jindřich, the Margrave of Moravia, [...]

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH, KATZELSDORF- BERNHARDSTHAL (AUSTRIA)

The first historically documented record of Katzelsdorf dates to the 1050. When Johann I Joseph Liechtenstein, prince of Mikulov and Valtice at that time, had purchased it, Katzelsdorf became part of the Valtice estate. During the adjustment of the borders between Czechoslovakia and Austria in 1925, the village lost its northern part, as well as [...]

VALTICE CASTLE CHAPEL

During the reign of Prince Josef Johan Adam of Liechtenstein (1721-1732) the residence at Valtice was the most important family architectural work. The Baroque chapel which forms part of the Castle is one of the most beautiful in the Czech Republic. This baroque jewel was built in the years 1726-1729 by Antonio Beduzzi, who was [...]

VALTICE CASTLE THEATRE

The Castle Theatre in Valtice is part of a set of buildings which, from the 14th century, have had a complex history in the hands of members of the Liechtenstein family. In the late 16th Century, Valtice Castle became their main residence. Today’s form is the result of construction activity that mainly occurred in the [...]

VALTICE CASTLE RIDING HALL

The main princely residence in Valtice experienced its biggest expansion in the 17th and 18th centuries. During this period, Valtice castle was built – its appearance has changed little relative to today’s. Karel I of Liechtenstein (1569-1627) and his son Karel Eusebio (1611-1684) created a three-courtyard palace complex surrounded by a number of agricultural buildings [...]

NEO-GOTHIC CHURCH OF THE ANNUNCIATION IN BRECLAV – POŠTORNÁ

At the end of the 19th century, the people of Poštorna began asking their ruler, Prince Jan II. of Liechtenstein for a new church, which would replace the already inadequate sanctuary. (According the parish chronicle the old church was built in 1339.  It was mentioned there again in 1570). The old church, which stood on [...]