Dornbusch Lighthouse is located in the Hiddensee, a barrier island on the west side of Rügen and accessible by ferry from Stralsund. Dornbusch Lighthouse is built on a Beacon Hill; the hill covered with thorn bushes, for which the light is named.
The tower of the Lighthouse was originally round. In 1927, the Lighthouse was strengthened by building the present 12-sided outer wall.
Germany commemorated the Dornbusch Lighthouse by the release of :
1. 25 Pf - Pfennig stamp on 13-May-1975 and
2. 55 Euro Cent stamp on 2-Jul-2009
Built in the year 1888, the Dornbusch Lighthouse: