Dornburg is a town in the Saale-Holzland district, in Thuringia, Germany. It sits atop a small hill of 400 ft above the Saale. Since 1 December 2008, it is part of the town Dornburg-Camburg.
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Dornburg is mainly known for its three grand ducal castles, once belonging to the former grand-dukes of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. These are:
- Altes Schloss, which is built on the site of older castles from early 12th century.
- Neues Schloss or "Rokokoschloss", built in the Italian style in the years 1728–1748. It features pretty gardens that drew the likes of Goethe.
- The third and southernmost of the three is the so-called Renaissanceschloss, which was built in 17th century on the site of an older castle.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.