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Popular Points of Interest in and near Sonneberg
The Sonnenberg is a ski resort in the Upper Harz surrounded by the Harz National Park. The settlement of the same name located there is part of the borough of Sankt Andreasberg.
About a kilometre southeast of the Großer Sonnenberg is the Kleiner Sonnenberg which is only 40 cm lower. The L 519 state road runs over the 830 m high saddle between the two mountains and between the village of Sonnenberg and the main town of Sankt Andreasberg. Following the line of the crest further to the southeast for a further kilometre and beyond another saddle, 833 m high, one reaches the 892 m high Rehberg.
On the eastern slope of the Großer Sonnenberg is a triangulation station at a height of 838 m; this is the height shown on most topographical maps and is frequently misinterpreted as the actual height of the Großer Sonnenberg.
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Sonneberg has long been a centre of toy making and is still well known for this. It is the home of PIKO, a model railway manufacturer which became one of the few such enterprises in the Warsaw Pact countries and as such supplied model trains depicting railway stock of all the Soviet bloc countries. Sonneberg is home to the German Toy Museum ("Deutsches Spielzeugmuseum").
Things to See in Sonneberg
Schauaquarium and Heimattiergarten
Stadtkirche St. Peter
Pfarrkirche St. Stephanus
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More about the History of Sonneberg
The city was first mentioned in the 12th century in regards to its city castle. The castle and thus the society has had a tumultuous history having been transferred between powers several times.
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Sonneberg is a city in Thuringia, Germany, which is seat of the district Sonneberg.
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