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Tsar Bell

Category: Sightseeing + Tours

Kremlin, Moscow, 101000

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Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon - Moscow - Reviews of Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon - TripAdvisor
Two great monuments to the past are the Tsar Cannon, the largest cannon in the world, located right outside Cathedral Square, and the 200-ton Tsar Bell, which was silenced by fire and now sits at the foot of the Iva...
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Tsar Bell (Tsar-kolokol), Moscow | MyTravelGuide.com
It has the honor of being the largest bell in the world, but is something of a historical curiosity—it has never been rung. When fire swept the Kremlin in 1737, the newly forged bell was grounded in the Kremlin's forgery. The water used to douse the flames came into contact with the superheate...
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Bell-Tower of Ivan the Great (Kolokolnia Ivana Velikogo), Moscow | MyTravelGuide.com
At 81 meters, this building was Moscow's tallest for nearly 350 years. Viewed from some distance, the tower looks like a giant whitewashed lipstick. Three octahedral tiers carry a short cylinder on top, crowned with a glistening golden onion dome. The 'Ivan the Great' in the tower's name is not refe...
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Tsar Bell and Tsar Canon in the Moscow Kremlin, Russia
There is, however, a rather more entertaining Russian legend that claims that the enormous bell was broken by a massive blow from Peter the Great's powerful hand. On his return to Moscow in 1709 after his victorious battle against the Swedes at Poltava, Peter ordered that all the bells in Moscow sho...
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Tsar Bell, or Emperor Bell, or Tsar Kolokol (Russian bell) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
Just off the square stands the splendid, soaring white bell tower of Ivan the Great; built in the 16th century and damaged in 1812, it was restored a few years later. At its foot is the enormous Tsar Bell (Tsar-Kolokol), cast in 1733–35 but never rung. Nearby is the Tsar Cannon (Tsar-Pushka), c...
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