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Bonndorf im Schwarzwald

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Bonndorf im Schwarzwald

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Bonndorf im Schwarzwald (short form: Bonndorf), a 7,000 inhabitant town in the Black Forest in the very southwest of Germany, is located in the district of Waldshut in the land of Baden-Württemberg.

Mentioned for the first time in the early 13th century, the town is known for its Castle (Schloss) which was built in the late 16th century. The Bonndorfer Schloss is home of the Schlossnarrenstuben, one of the biggest museums of Shrovetide (taking place some weeks before Easter) figures in Germany. The Bonndorfer Pflumeschlucker belong to the well-known Shrovetide clubs in the southwest of Germany.

The Japanischer Garten (Japanese Garden) ist part of the park of the town.

One the most important manufacturers of Black Forest ham is producing in Bonndorf.

You can reach Bonndorf coming from Freiburg via Titisee-Neustadt. The Swiss border is 18 km (11 miles) away, Schaffhausen and the Rheinfall approximately 50 km (31 miles).