[Postcard -- Scene: Vianden, Les ruines vues du couchant - Die Ruinen von
you can see here - it is built on a solid rock. and it is rather
hard to tell where the solid rock stops and the masonry starts.
The foundation is in Roman architecture. Then starts the Medival
architecture. you can hardly realize the labor this great
monument represents. you look at its size and think of the
methods probly employed to build it - way back when our modern
methods were never dreamed of, the thickness of those walls &
height of them.