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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Enrico H. (21 months ago)
Der Weihnachtsmarkt ist sehr schön. Bratwurst und Glögg schmecken auch gut. Preise auch für die Handwerkskunst bezahlbar und nicht übertrieben.
Sanoj HtrabreH (2 years ago)
Wir haben viel von dem tollen Weihnachtsmarkt im Wasserschloss Dornum gehört und sind nun endlich zu einem Besuch dort gewesen. Die Gebäude an sich sind schon sehr schön aber mit den abertausenden Lichtlein geschmückt und bunt beleuchtet war es ein richtig prachtvoller Anblick. Das Schloß beheimatet ja ja eine Schule, dementsprechend sind die Innenräume Großteils modernisiert und nicht historisch. Der Weihnachtsmarkt bestand aus vielen kleinen Ständen mit Handwerkskunst, gestriktem, Deko uvm. Eine Tombola und eine Miniatur Dampflokomotive, mit welcher jung und alt mitfahren konnten rundeten mit den Ständen fürs leibliche wohl das sehr hübsche und liebevoll geplante event ab. Ein wirklich schöner Weihnachtsmarkt.
Monika Gundermann (2 years ago)
Andreas Knoll (2 years ago)
Das Schloss ist jetzt eine Schule - die Bilder direkt vor dem Schloss sind also vom Schulhof aufgenommen - es war für uns nicht zu besichtigen Allerdings sieht es von draußen auch echt runtergekommen aus. Der „Wassergraben“ davor ist ein Witz - überall Müll... parken könnt ihr in der Enno-Hektor-Srr - bei der Apotheke ... wenn auf dem Mini Parkplatz was frei ist.
Tyko D. (2 years ago)
Sehr gut erhaltenes Schloss, welches auch heute noch sinnvoll als Realschule genutzt wird.
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