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No big deal, but cute

On the edge of Leicester Square. If you are in the area take note, it would be easy to walk past... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
roaming_kiwi58
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Don’t walk by

The Swiss clock (glockenspiel) is located on the entrance to Leicester Square (close to the M and M... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
northants90
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Standing prominently at the entrance to Leicester Square is this clock, the Swiss Glockenspiel. Next to the clock itself is another totem columns displaying the emblems of the 22 Swiss cantons. Every hour, on the hour, the clock will chime, the bells ringing and the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the edge of Leicester Square. If you are in the area take note, it would be easy to walk past without noticing. Worth a look and a photo for your holiday collection!

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The clock was moved rom the old Swiss Centre when that was demolished or redevelopment og the area some years ago.

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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

The Swiss clock (glockenspiel) is located on the entrance to Leicester Square (close to the M and M store) and is easy to walk by without looking. It is a great example of a glockenspiel and worth stopping to admire. The association with Switzerland is...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

There is not much else to do here but take a picture. Close to Leicester square, so there are always many people there

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 15 September 2017

2001 when we visited London, we went to Leicester Square there was a Swiss Clock at Swiss Centre at the corner that caught my attention. Now 16 years later, I still remember that clock. In August this year, my family went to Leicester Square and...More

Thank faithandhope2live
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Located close to Leichester Square, the Swiss Glockenspiel is a cute decorative clock which, on an hourly basis, becomes a musically fun sight for all the family to watch if within the area. The clock itself is an antique delight in an area surrounded by...More

Thank Jfizzable
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

On our way to Leichester Square, we came across this Glockenspiel! Very cool! We happened to be there when it rang. The little statues moved around as it played music.

Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Cute musical clockwork monument close to soho and chinatown and the m and ms store. Makes lovely fairytale chimes and is pleasant to stop and watch. Feels very Belgian / Dutch. I'm an adult and I love being around when it chimes so I bet...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The redesigned musical clock is back at its location in Leicester Square. It used to adorn the Swiss Centre and now stands by itself on top of a tall tower. It now features 27 bells and 11 moving Swiss figures, it was rebuilt by Smith...More

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