Norderburg Castle

Dornum, Germany

Norderburg is a moated castle that was established in the 14th century. It was destroyed in 1514 during the Saxonian rebellion and rebuilt in 1534 by Hicko Kankena.

The castle's architecture is quite impressive with a beautiful facade, flanked by two lion statues at the entrance, an ornately designed Knight's Hall, and a spectacular great hall that features baroque paintings. The castle changed many owners and was also used as a private school, and later as a college. Since 1951, it is home to a middle school.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Jochen Zeyen (5 months ago)
A facility worth seeing. There is currently a secondary school here. I would have liked to have gone to school there too back then. Absolutely worth seeing with the moat, entrance building, inner courtyard and the castle. Unfortunately the building was closed contrary to internet opening hours. Still worth a trip.
Marylou (5 months ago)
We were at the medieval festival. That was so great. A market hustle and bustle, a stagecoach for the guests with three heavy cold-blooded horses, village life, live crafts, jousting games... Really great.....
Conner Rose (6 months ago)
We were at the knight festival Around the castle Everything was set up very nicely, unfortunately it rained terribly We were sorry for all the trouble behind it The master camp was empty Nonetheless, it was great! The bought cherry wine Was emptied at home
a1 (8 months ago)
Actually a school now so can't enter until school is over. Otherwise nice
Gabi Braick (2 years ago)
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