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Travelogue of An Armchair Traveller: World's Biggest Cuckoo Clocks: Gernrode, Germany - This giant cuckoo clock (whose cuckoo appears every fifteen minutes) was made by the Harz Clock Factory GmbH. At one time (1998) it reportedly was listed in the Guinness Book of Records.

Gernrode, Germany This giant cuckoo clock (whose cuckoo appears every fifteen minutes) was made by the Harz Clock Factory GmbH.

Giant Weather House in Gernrode, Germany was made by the Harz Clock Factory GmbH. It resides by the giant clock and is incorporated into the building. With a height of nearly 10 meters it is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the Largest Weather House in the World.

Giant Weather House in Gernrode, Germany was made by the Harz Clock Factory GmbH. It resides by the giant clock and is incorporated into the building. With a height of nearly 10 meters it is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the Largest Weather House in the World.

German Black Forest Cuckoo Clock

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It is thought that the first cuckoo clocks were made in the Black Forest region, the Schwarzwald now part of Baden Wuerttemberg, and quickly became popular. These days they are made in many areas of Germany and these are from Fuessen in Bavaria, which also is famous for making violins. For more click the link: 'Germany, Its Cuckoo Clocks And The Black Forest'

It is thought that the first cuckoo clocks were made in the Black Forest region, the Schwarzwald now part of Baden Wuerttemberg, Germany

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SO AWESOME. not that I like dragons or anything. Dragon, Town Hall, Munich, Germany photo via carolyn

German cuckoo clocks - Oberammergau My first out of the country adventure.  A beautiful quaint little town nesteled in the Black Forest, where the town has a Passion Play every 10 years. The man who crafted my Cuckoo Clock worked in a 10' x 10' hut all day.

German cuckoo clocks - Oberammergau A beautiful quaint little town nestled in the Black Forest, where the town has a Passion Play every 10 years. The man who crafted my Cuckoo Clock worked in a x hut all day.

Jornal Extra - O trem corta a floresta coberta de neve do Parque Nacional de Harz, na Alemanha (Foto: AP / Jens Schlueter)

Imagens impressionantes da onda de frio que assola a Europa. Veja!

Narrow-Gauge Railway in Snow-Covered Forest at Harz National Park Near Schierke, Germany by Jens Schlueter

World's Largest Cuckoo Clock, Wiesbaden Germany- definitely not surprised this is in Germany, gotta love the family heritage :)

The worlds largest cuckoo clock, Wiesbaden, Germany and it is indeed pretty big: about a storey high.

This is one of the biggest cuckoo clocks in black forest region of Germany

This is one of the biggest cuckoo clocks in black forest region of Germany. The figures in balcony are life sized and they dance every hour. The cuckoo bird comes out of the window above and makes 'cooo cooo' sound for number of times according to time.

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