In Nordhausen above the Mittelbau-Dora Concentration Camp Memorial in the Kohnstein forest is the Komödienplatz (336 m above sea level).There is also a refuge here between the Kaiserweg and the Karst hiking trail.
The Komödienplatz is the center of the Kohnstein (300 m above sea level). Several forest and forest roads meet. The high school from Nordhausen, founded in 1835, celebrated May festivals here. Latin comedies were also performed.