The World's Biggest Cuckoo Clock Is the Size of a House

(Photo: Abhijeet Rane)

(Photo: Benjamin Vander Steen)

According to Guinness World Records, the biggest cuckoo clock in the world is this one in Triberg, Germany. It’s a traditional Black Forest cuckoo clock design scaled up 60 times the size of the original. It weighs 6 tonnes.

The cuckoo itself is 4.5 meters long and weighs 150 kilograms. It’s made of wood and was carved entirely hand. The cuckoo calls once every quarter hour and then chimes every hour. Here is the bird performing:


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-via The Automata Blog


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