Concert Venues

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 [...]

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 [...]

ST CYRIL AND METHODIUS CHAPEL, BŘECLAV

CHAPEL OF ST. CYRIL AND METHODIUS According to a plan of Jan Heidrich, the neo-gothic chapel was built in 1856 on the command of Aloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein, as a gesture of thankfulness for recovery from a serious illness. Comprehensive reconstruction of the chapel’s exterior and interior took place in the 1970s and 1980s, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

CHURCH OF THE BIRTH OF THE VIRGIN MARY, VELKÉ BÍLOVICE

In 1417, one of the most powerful families of South Moravia, the Liechtensteins, acquired the village of Velké Bílovice (Groß Billowitz). From 1536, for almost a hundred years, the owner of the whole Breclavian estate became the equally respected Zierotin family, who were also written indelibly in the history of South Moravia. After the Battle of [...]

PALAIS LIECHTENSTEIN IN VIENNA

Work on the original palace began in 1691, commissioned by Count Dominik Andreas Kaunitz to plans by Enrico Zuccalli. Nevertheless, in 1694, Prince Johann Adam Andreas I Liechtenstein purchased the unfinished building and with a purpose to rebuild it as the family’s principal residence. This task was completed by Domenico Martinelli and prominent contemporary artists [...]

CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION OF THE VIRGIN MARY – VALTICE

CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION OF THE VIRGIN MARY – VALTICE   The Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary dominates the south-eastern part of Valtice Square. It was built between 1631-1671 by Prince Karel Eusebio of Liechtenstein, and designed by Italian architect Giovanni Giacomo Tencalla. In 1638, during the construction of the church, the [...]

kostel na nebevzeti PM Valtice

CHURCH OF ST. JAMES, LEDNICE

The gothic church which was the predecessor of today’s chateau church was destroyed by the Hussites in 1426. A new parish and chateau church was built in 1495 and dedicated to St James the Elder. However, the expansion of the castle in 1731 necessitated the construction of a new church, which was built on the [...]

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