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Freitag Shop Zurich

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Address: Geroldstrasse 17, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 43 366 95 20
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 19:00
Sat 11:00 - 17:00

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Something Unique

Bit expensive but variety of bags, wallets which you can't get elsewhere. Worth a visit if you are looking away from big brands and something different. Shop itself is unique... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 July 2016
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Bit expensive but variety of bags, wallets which you can't get elsewhere. Worth a visit if you are looking away from big brands and something different. Shop itself is unique which is built inside stack of containers.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

A little inaccessible as it is not located in central but worth the travelling! Yes, the bags are expensive, which I'm willing to accept as I've done some research prior to arriving so I'm expecting that. Nevertheless, I like the fact that these bags are unique, environmentally friendly and produced here. Got a small messenger bag for myself and small... More 

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Thank Rene T
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

The store is very original...a 4 storey building build fully with shop containers....however the prices of the recycled bags are absolutely not ship prices but 1st class air-mail prices!!...350 dollars average for a recycled material backpack...looks as if recycling is solely a privilege for the wealthy??..the store however deserves a visit with top view deck...

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Darmstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

The shop is built basically as a tower of truck containers and you need to go up a lot of stairs to see a magnificent view of Zurich from the top - this was a lot of fun to do, stairs and more stairs and more stairs, but the view compensated for the "sport session". Also, you do not need... More 

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Thank Silvia E
Mexico
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

The lady there was not helpful at all. She was not able to give us an advise according to what we were looking for. Once we saw and try a bag she was just behind to put it back in the right position but with any word toward us at all. With this kind of service maybe more than one... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Heard a lot about this shop, decided to give it a try. The Freitag shop is made up of 8 containers stacked on top on one another which is quite a refreshing idea. Almost everything sold here is above CH70(70 Swiss Francs). To me, the bags or handbags are made of recycled materials which is a good idea but too... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

It's about a 20min walk stroll from Zurich HB station. The structural design of the shop(using the truck containers)is rather unique. Once inside, you can go all the way to the top for a scenic view.

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Thank Alden H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Freitag brothers started their business around 20 years ago, using truck tarps to craft functional and resistant bags (originally meant to carry their own designs and stuff when cycling across Zürich). The simplicity and power of the idea did not change over time and with the enrichment of the products range: today Freitag manufactures hand-made and unique bags, accessories (e.g.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Recycling is a good thing but these bags are extremely overpriced if you ask me. The container building is nice and on top you have a great view.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Took a while to find. Take Tram 4 from Bahnhofstrasse Hbf to Schiffbau. Walk towards train station and make left. Can't miss the tall stack of shipping containers. I like their bags, but couldn't find a particular one that I want that met my requirements. Wish they made a tote that had a zipper that I can wear over the... More 

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