"Been There" Virtual Travel Quiz? Round #61

See Round #20 for info about and rules for the contest.

Round #49 won by Portolan
Submitted by BKMD. Axel Towers, Copenhagen, Denmark. Copenhagen, which was my favorite city on the Scandinavia tour has bike trails/lanes throughout the country, not only in the city.

Round #50 Unoffically won by AlanS (playing behind the scenes via PM and doesn’t count)
Submitted by Smiling Sam. Gold Funerary Offering, Chimu, Imperial Epoch (1300 AD - 1532AD) found in the mud brick city of Chan Chan, the capital of the Chimu kingdom of NW Peru. The picture was taken at Lima’s Rafael Larco Herrera Museum during the Peru and Galapagos tour.

Round #51 won by Portolan
Submitted by JohnS. We are in Chitwan National Park on the river Rapti in the Terai lowlands of Nepal. This was on the first day of our Safari on the Northern India and Nepal trip.

Round #52 no winner!!!
Submitted by SueMS. This shot was taken during a walking tour of Old Town Warsaw of the Castle Inn. The inn is set in the sixteenth century townhouse of the Kościelski family in the heart of Warsaw’s picturesque Old Town, and is in itself a true work of art. Its rooms dreamt up from concepts of exquisite visionaries like Rene Magritte, Maurits Escher and Lewis Carroll.

Round #53 won by Smiling Sam
Submitted by BKMD. Hosier Lane, Melbourne, Australia "The town is a graffiti capital in Australia apparently. Recently it has been attracting the world-wide attention to its street art: the city attracts people from all around the globe, therefore they develop a really unique style."

Round #54 won by Smiling Sam
Submitted by AlanS. Bunratty Castle, Bunratty, Ireland. Best of Ireland, Small Groups

Round #55 won by Derek
Submitted by Sealord. Mosi oa Tunya National Park, Livingstone, Zambia. The deck bar at the Royal Livingstone- sunset over the Zambezi.

Round #56 won by Smiling Sam
Submitted by BobHamburger. River Rafting on the Snake River just outside Jackson, Wyoming, part of the Yellowstone & the Tetons: American Safari tour. The Tetons are in the background.

Round #57 won by JohnS
Submitted by Smiling Sam. Petros the Pelican, Mascot of Mykonos (the current Petros.) Pelicans can live 15 - 25 years!

Round #58 won by JohnS
Submitted by Kathy M. Kampana tower in Kotor, Montenegro. Tour?

Round #59 won by Portolan
Submitted by JohnS. Katmandu, Nepal. It is the capital and largest city in Nepal. Historic areas of Kathmandu were severely damaged by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in April 2015. Some of the buildings have been restored and some remain in the process of reconstruction.

Round #60 won by Portolan w/assist from TravelGuy
Submitted by travel maven. Civic Center, Bucharest, Romania. Room is in the Palace of Parliament (originally the Palace of the People in typical communist regime). It is the second largest building by volume in the world...after the Pentagon. This room contained a secret door behind the chair of Nicolae Ceausescu which led to a series of tunnels hidden beneath the Palace of the Parliament. The tunnels were designed by Ceausescu so that he could get from the building to the airport below ground in case of a Revolution.

Round #61 is officially open. Submit your photo in a reply [Leave a Comment] to this announcement.

In keeping with Round #60-
Of the three buildings in the complex which one is this?
What is significant about the decisions made in this building?


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    Think this is the Parliament Building in Vaduz, Liechtenstein. Will have to do a bit more research re. decisions about the building.

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    If so, it probably takes up half the country's land.

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    Perhaps the significance you are referring to is that if agreement is not reached, matters are referred to a referendum.
    "The parliament in Liechtenstein is known as the "Landtag". Together with the Prince, the 25 Members of Parliament form the country's legislative authority. The parliament, representing the people, and the Princely House, represented by the Prince, are the legislative bodies in Liechtenstein. If they are unable to agree on a matter a referendum is called." And of course this is assuming I correctly identified the location of the picture. I have similar pictures from our Alps and Dolomites tour so am pretty sure this is in Vaduz.

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    Slam bang! You copied that same text I did! :)

    The Parliament Building in Vaduz the capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein. This building is called the “High House”, the other two being the “Joining House” and the “Long House.” Laws passed by parliament (known as the "Landtag") must be approved by the Prince, countersigned by the Prime Minister and published in the National Legal Gazette. Laws that are not approved by the Prince within six months do not enter into force and are considered as having been rejected by the Prince.

    Hans-Adam II; born 14 February 1945) is the reigning Prince of Liechtenstein. Like his father before him, on 15 August 2004 Hans-Adam formally handed the power of making day-to-day governmental decisions to his eldest son, the Hereditary Prince Alois, as a way of beginning a dynastic transition to a new generation. Legally, Hans-Adam remains Head of State. Hans-Adam is the son of Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein (1906–1989) and his wife, Countess Georgina von Wilczek (1921–1989). He also bears the titles Duke of Troppau and Jägerndorf, and Count of Rietberg. Hans-Adam is the richest monarch in Europe. He owns the LGT banking group and has a family fortune of $US 7.6 billion and a personal fortune of about $US 4 billion. Franz Joseph II was the first monarch to actually reside in Liechtenstein. The royal family live on the mountain just above the city/Parliament. Prior to Franz Joseph II's move in 1938 the family ruled from Vienna and their their larger Austrian estates.

    Royal residence above the Parliament:

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