Great Bells of Asia and the Pacific Rim

Here are listed 17 existing and former 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

10.   Shanghai, China - 13776 lbs

11.   Wellington, New Zealand - ~13400 lbs

12.   Daejeon, Korea - ~12,000 lbs

13.   Wellington, New Zealand - 11929 lbs

14.   Sydney, Australia - 10976 lbs

15.   Daejeon, Korea - ~10,000 lbs

16.   Sydney, Australia - 8800 lbs

17.   Daejeon, Korea - ~8500 lbs


Key:

nr.   City, Country - EquivalentWeight lbs


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