Several unusually large cuckoo clocks have been built and installed in different cities of the world with the aim of attracting visitors, as part of publicity of a cuckoo clock shop, or to serve as a landmark for the community and town.

Some have been awarded with the title of "World's Largest Cuckoo Clock" by the Guinness World Records.

ArgentinaEdit

BrazilEdit

GermanyEdit

Black Forest

Other parts of Germany

ItalyEdit

RussiaEdit

United KingdomEdit

  • Pembridge, Herefordshire (England), 2013.[11]

United StatesEdit

  • Sugarcreek, Ohio, 1972. The World's Largest Cuckoo Clock is in downtown Sugarcreek at the intersection of Main and Broadway Street. It is over 23 feet tall and 24 feet wide. It has been completely restored and is again fully functional, offering viewers a show every hour and half hour from 9am-9pm except when the outdoor clock is closed in the winter months.[citation needed]
  • Douglasville, Georgia, 1986 (indoor). The world's largest Authentic Cuckoo clock. This clock was commissioned to be built by Jerry Champion, Owner of Champ's Clock Shop in 1986. The manufacturer was Dold Exquisit and they had a retail location in Triberg Germany. An authentic Cuckoo that is over 13 feet tall. Made in the Black Forest of Germany and handcarved by Alfons Dold from German Black Forest trees.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Monumentos y Edificios Históricos" (in Spanish). Municipalidad de Eduardo Castex. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
  2. ^ "Cu Cú de La Falda" (in Spanish). Argentina Turismo. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
  3. ^ "Reloj Cu-Cú" (in Spanish). Acarlospaz.com. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
  4. ^ "Hornberger Uhrenspiele". House of Black Forest Clocks. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
  5. ^ "Cuckoo clocks". Das Ferienland. Archived from the original on March 1, 2006.
  6. ^ "World's Biggest Cuckoo Clock". Uhren-Park. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
  7. ^ "World's largest cuckoo clock outside the Black Forest" (in German). Harzer-uhren. Archived from the original on April 5, 2009.
  8. ^ "Cuckoo clock". Wiesbaden. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
  9. ^ "Val Di Fassa" (in Italian). Girovagando in Trentino. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
  10. ^ Часы с 'кукушкой' (in Russian). Visualrian. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
  11. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22440591 BBC News:Gardener spends over £10,000 to build giant cuckoo clock