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Sondershausen is a town in Thuringia, Germany, capital of the Kyffhäuserkreis district, situated about 50 km north of Erfurt. On 1 December 2007, the former municipality Schernberg was incorporated by Sondershausen.Until 1918 it was part of the principality of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen.GeographySondershausen is situated in North Thuringia and lies in low mountain range between Hainleite and Windleite . The highest mountain is the Frauenberg to the west of the town. A little river called Wipper flows through Sondershausen. Around the town there are mixed forests .SubdivisionsThe city districts are:Culture and main sightsMuseumsIn the Sondershausen Palace there is a large museum with three different exhibit areas. Special exhibits are the Golden Coach, the only of its kind in Germany, and the legendary Püstrich. There are possible special guided tours of demonstrationdepot, cellar, tower and park of the castle, too.Under the city there is a mine to visit.To visit is a Jewish bath from the 14th Century since 1999 under the gallery on the Schlossberg.Buildings Sondershausen Palace, with natural history and antiquarian collections. Adapted as Palace in Renaissance times, it was later expanded in Baroque forms (1764–1771). Especially noteworthy are the "Blue Hall" and the gardens. The Old Princes' Palace (1721–1725), a residence of the princes from 1835 to 1851. It currently houses the district administration office of the Kyffhäuserkreis. The Octagonal House "Alte Wache" "Geschwister-Scholl-Gymnasium Sondershausen" building I. (a grammar school) mikveh theatre "Haus der Kunst" (translated: "house of art") Rathaus (city hall) Gottschalcksches Haus (House of Gottschalck)
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