Great Bells of Asia and the Pacific Rim

Here are listed 21 existing Western-profile great bells of Asia and the Pacific Rim, in descending order by weight.  The list includes qualifying bass bells of carillons.  The format of each entry is explained in a key at the bottom of this page.

A companion page lists Oriental-profile great bells in the same region.

A regional locator map includes both Western-profile and Oriental-profile great bells.


1.   Mingun, Burma/Myanmar - ~200,000 lbs

2.   Gotenba City, Japan - ~79,900 lbs

3.   Wellington, New Zealand - 26292 lbs

4.   Daejeon, Korea - ~24,000 lbs

5.   Pan-ay, Philippines - ~20800 lbs

6.   Saigon, Viet Nam - 19368 lbs

7.   Wellington, New Zealand - ~18400 lbs

8.   Daejeon, Korea - ~17,000 lbs

9.   Wellington, New Zealand - ~15680 lbs

10.   Perth, Australia - 14300 lbs

11.   Canberra, Australia - 13777 lbs

12.   Shanghai, China - 13776 lbs

13.   Wellington, New Zealand - ~13400 lbs

14.   Saigon, Viet Nam - 12100 lbs

15.   Daejeon, Korea - ~12000 lbs

16.   Wellington, New Zealand - 11929 lbs

17.   Canberra, Australia - 11188 lbs

18.   Sydney, Australia - 10976 lbs

19.   Daejeon, Korea - ~10,000 lbs

20.   Sydney, Australia - 8800 lbs

21.   Daejeon, Korea - ~8500 lbs


Key:

nr.   City, Country - EquivalentWeight lbs


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