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Coo Coo

Excellent service. Top products. And many stories from the owner. Had a blast while shopping. Had a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ray m
A must visit shop!

We had such a fun experience shopping here. The owner was there and talked to us for a long time... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Stephanie B
Houston, Texas
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Gruener Markt 7, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9861 7166
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service. Top products. And many stories from the owner. Had a blast while shopping. Had a wonderful experience.

Thank ray m
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We had such a fun experience shopping here. The owner was there and talked to us for a long time- he collects police patches from all over. He had a "don't mess with Texas" license plate so obviously we liked it (we're from Texas!). Turns...More

1  Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 16 July 2018

My wife and I have been to Rothenburg four times in the last twelve years...obviously we simply love the town. Each time we find something to bring home and treasure from Anneliese Friese's Shop. We are saddened by Anneliese's passing in 2017, as she was...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We had read about this store in a Rick Steve’s guidebook and decided to check it out. The shopkeepers were very friendly and did a great job of helping us with our selections. We purchased a Cuckoo clock, 3 beer steins and several other items....More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

On the way home from a business trip, it was recommended to stop in this town because I live in North Germany and wanted a Coocoo clock for my best friends wedding in the States next month. First, the town is beautiful and I want...More

Thank Sonya S
Reviewed 5 April 2018

During our stay in ROBT, we were looking for a stein for our collection. Walking around the city we found many shops that offered them however, I found the prices very high and became disenchanted that we would find something we would both love and...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

There are no words that accurately describe my displeasure, and disappointment, with the customer service I received from The Friese Shop. I purchased a cuckoo clock and paid to have it shipped home. For whatever reason, the clock was shipped to the wrong country -...More

3  Thank Janice M
Reviewed 27 December 2017

This is the absolute best shop in Rothenburg ob der Tauber! The quality and value that this shop provides is second to none. The owners are professional, friendly and made me feel like part of a family during my stay in Rothenburg. I bought several...More

Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We visited this shop and found the souveniers and items being sold were high quality. The service provided was of the same standard. We would recommend this outlet.

Thank Keathswa
Reviewed 15 December 2017

This place defies conventional wisdom by not being your typical(ripoff) souvenir shop while being right next to the main square in the heart of Rothenburg. Family owned, helpful, friendly staff with reasonable prices for quality items. If you are considering getting a stein or coo-coo...More

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ray m
22 September 2018|
Response from Heidi B | Reviewed this property |
HI, I am not sure what the Texas reference is but they are a wonderful shop! Glad your clock is wonderful!!! Enjoy!!!
12 June 2018|
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Response from Heidi B | Reviewed this property |
Hi No I do not have a website or a catalog. It is a small must see shop as you know since you were just there... If you call the store, Bernie, I am sure that he will be able to help you. He is an incredible person. +49... More