Professional musicians have sought out the classical stringed instruments crafted here for centuries. Prices may be steep, but a visit to Geigenbau Leonhardt, Mühlenweg 53A (tel. 08823/8010; www.violin-leonhardt.de), is educational -- even if you're just browsing the array of instruments.
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