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This article is about the town in Thuringia. For Dornburg in the district of Limburg-Weilburg, see Dornburg, Hesse.
|Quarter of Dornburg-Camburg|
|• Mayor||Klaus Sammer|
|• Total||10.40 km2 (4.02 sq mi)|
|Elevation||235 m (771 ft)|
|• Density||87/km2 (230/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
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 the early 12th century. One such castle was the Kaiserpfalz, often a residence of the emperors Otto II and Otto III, and where the emperor Henry II held a diet in 1005.
- 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 the 17th century on the site of an older castle.
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