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Where to buy cuckoo clock in zurich?

Hi everyone

I want to buy cuckoo clock for someone as a gift. Can anyone suggest me a place in zurich where I can buy authentic cuckoo clock at a reasonable price?

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Re: Where to buy cuckoo clock in zurich?

The best place to look for "Schwarzwalduhren" would be in the Black Forest region of Germany.
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Old 20.08.2015, 11:12
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Re: Where to buy cuckoo clock in zurich?

I can't remember the exact location, but there used to be a store that sold cuckoo clocks in small streets of the old town in Zurich. From memory, it was in the area just behind the river (Strehlgasse, Glockengasse, Schusselgasse area). The whole shop window is filled with them.
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Re: Where to buy cuckoo clock in zurich?

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The best place to look for "Schwarzwalduhren" would be in the Black Forest region of Germany.
Yea but then you have to travel there and back, and that is not what the question asker wants

You could always order from https://www.hausder1000uhren.de/ but I am not sure how the taxes and customs stuff would work.
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Where to buy cuckoo clock in zurich?

Teddy's souvenir shop on the road underneath the Grossmunster has a wide selection of cuckoo clocks of varying quality. Including "Swiss Made" ones by Lötcher.
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The best place to look for "Schwarzwalduhren" would be in the Black Forest region of Germany.
If the OP asked where would be the best place to buy a hamburger in Zurich would you tell them to fly to the US?
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If the OP asked where would be the best place to buy a hamburger in Zurich would you tell them to fly to the US?
Perhaps he actually went to China to buy his smart phone?
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If the OP asked where would be the best place to buy a hamburger in Zurich would you tell them to fly to the US?
Don't be silly. That would be absurd.

I'd send them to Hamburg.
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Don't be silly. That would be absurd.

I'd send them to Hamburg.
As per someone that made a day out of my first time to Hamburg to find hamburger stands...I will tell you...they dont come from there.
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Re: Where to buy cuckoo clock in zurich?

Casagrande in Lucern has many http://www.casagrande.ch/cuckoo-clocks/ And then as others have said go to the Blackforrest. Titisee.

Zurich:
Heimatwerk Uraniastrasse 1 http://www.heimatwerk.ch/go/heimatwe...hschweiz.xhtml
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Re: Where to buy cuckoo clock in zurich?

The cheaper clocks do not have the doors opening and the bird coming out,

http://www.ticktack-shop.de/?gclid=C...FVG6GwodjZYF-Q
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The cheaper clocks do not have the doors opening and the bird coming out,

http://www.ticktack-shop.de/?gclid=C...FVG6GwodjZYF-Q
I could have recommended Ikea from the beginning if that was the case
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Re: Where to buy cuckoo clock in zurich?

If one orders a clock from Germany, how much tax does one expect to play? Let's say the clock is around 150 Euros.
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Re: Where to buy cuckoo clock in zurich?

The crap tourist shop at HB sell em, downstairs opposite interdiscount
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If one orders a clock from Germany, how much tax does one expect to play? Let's say the clock is around 150 Euros.
Cuckoo clocks are tax exempt until 500 CHF.
This is due to the bilateral Schonach treaty between Switzerland and Germany's state Baden-Württemberg. Switzerland wanted to stimulate the cuckoo clock industry that was in a crisis at the time of signing the treating.
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Cuckoo clocks are tax exempt until 500 CHF.
This is due to the bilateral Schonach treaty between Switzerland and Germany's state Baden-Württemberg. Switzerland wanted to stimulate the cuckoo clock industry that was in a crisis at the time of signing the treating.
VAT would still be applicable, though. Right?
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The best place to look for "Schwarzwalduhren" would be in the Black Forest region of Germany.

Gee the moved Zuerich to the Schwarzwald , bummer . To bad the didn`t moved it between Toronto and Ottawa
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The cheaper clocks do not have the doors opening and the bird coming out,

http://www.ticktack-shop.de/?gclid=C...FVG6GwodjZYF-Q

The real one come with bird dropping ,so I was told
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