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Where is the world"s heaviest BELL

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Asked by ANURADHA PATHAKJ, 25 Aug '07 11:06 am
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The heaviest bell in the world is the Tsar Kolokol, cast on 25th Nov 1735 in Moscow. It weighs 196 tonnes (193 tons), measures 5.9m (19ft 4in) diameter and 5.87m (19ft 3in high), and its greatest thickness is 60cm (24in). The bell is cracked, and a fragment, weighing about 11 tonnes was broken from it. The bell has stood, unrung, on a platform in the Kremlin in Moscow since 1836.

The heaviest bell in use is the Mingun bell, weighing 55,555viss or 90.52 tons with a diameter of 5.09m (16ft 8in) at the lip, in Mandalay, Burma, which is struck by a teak boom from the outside. It was cast at Mingun late in the reign of King Bodawpaya (1782-1819). The heaviest swinging bell in the world is the Petersglocke in the south-west tower of Cologne Cathedral, West Germany, cast in 1923 with a diameter of 3.40m (11ft 1in) weighing 25.4 tonnes (25.0 tons).
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 30 Aug '07 11:38 pm

 
  
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Pingdingshan City, China
known as "Lucky Bell" - 254,000 lbs.

Formerly, Rangoon, Burma/Myanmar - 1,200,000 lbs
known as "Bell of Dhammazedi", now lost at the bottom of the river.
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 25 Aug '07 12:26 pm

 
  
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Cologne - church has a huge bell
Answered by sumati gayki, 29 Oct '09 12:35 pm

 
  
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Cologne - church has a huge bell!!
Answered by MS Prasad, 30 Aug '07 12:20 pm

 
  
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Tsar kolokol casted in 1735 in moscow is heaviest bell weighing 196 ton .its diameter is 5.9meter
Answered by bhanwar bothra, 28 Aug '07 04:54 pm

 
  
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Big Ben Clock Tower
Answered by jameel ahmed, 25 Aug '07 07:38 pm

 
  
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In london
Answered by MANENDER SINGH, 25 Aug '07 11:13 am

 
  
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The heaviest bell in the world is the Tsar Kolokol, cast on 25th Nov 1735 in Moscow. It weighs 196 tonnes (193 tons), measures 5.9m (19ft 4in) diameter and 5.87m (19ft 3in high), and its greatest thickness is 60cm (24in). The bell is cracked, and a fragment, weighing about 11 tonnes was broken from it. The bell has stood, unrung, on a platform in the Kremlin in Moscow since 1836.

The heaviest bell in use is the Mingun bell, weighing 55,555viss or 90.52 tons with a diameter of 5.09m (16ft 8in) at the lip, in Mandalay, Burma, which is struck by a teak boom from the outside. It was cast at Mingun late in the reign of King Bodawpaya (1782-1819). The heaviest swinging bell in the world is the Petersglocke in the south-west tower of Cologne Cathedral, West Germany, cast in 1923 with a diameter of 3.40m (11ft 1in) weighing 25.4 tonnes (25.0 tons).

The heaviest bell hung in Great Britain is Great Paul in the south-west tower of St. Paul's Cathedral, London, cast in 1881. It weighs 17,002kg ( ...more
Answered by searchfordata, 25 Aug '07 11:09 am

 
  
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Moscow
Answered by michael joseph, 25 Aug '07 11:09 am

 
  
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The world's heaviest bell is in carillon memorial, iowa state university, usa
Answered by Deepak Bhatia, 25 Aug '07 11:09 am

 
  
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