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Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape
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Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Czech Republic
Description:
Between the 17th and 20th centuries, the ruling dukes of Liechtenstein transformed their domains in southern Moravia into a striking landscape. It married Baroque architecture (mainly the work of Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach) and the classical and neo-Gothic style of the castles of Lednice and Valtice with countryside fashioned according to English romantic principles of landscape architecture. At 200 km2 , it is one of the largest artificial landscapes in Europe.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.