Today we’re taking a closer look at the Miramare Castle. The other side of the building, though just as beautiful, can only be properly seen from the sea, as the castle is perched up on a cliff over the Adriatic’s blue waters. The building was finished in 1860, by the order of the Austrian Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian. The architectural style reflects the artistic interests of the archduke, who was inspired by the Austrian, German and English styles. The furnishing and decorations were created by skilled artisans from Trieste, willing to follow Maximilian’s eclectic vision.