Great Bells of Asia and the Pacific Rim

Here are listed 19 existing Western-profile great bells of Asia and the Pacific Rim, in descending order by weight.  The list includes qualifying bass bells of carillons, chimes, etc..  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.

Bells in italics no longer exist.
[None such currently listed for this region.]


1.   Mingum sull'Irravaddy, Burma - ~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.   Canberra, Australia - 13777 lbs

11.   Shanghai, China - 13776 lbs

12.   Wellington, New Zealand - ~13400 lbs

13.   Saigon, Viet Nam - 12100 lbs

14.   Daejeon, Korea - ~12,000 lbs

15.   Wellington, New Zealand - 11929 lbs

16.   Sydney, Australia - 10976 lbs

17.   Daejeon, Korea - ~10,000 lbs

18.   Sydney, Australia - 8800 lbs

19.   Daejeon, Korea - ~8500 lbs


Key:

nr.   City, Country - EquivalentWeight lbs


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