Tower-bell instruments in Asia
and the Pacific Rim:
index by country and city

Tower bell instruments, including traditional carillons, non-traditional carillons, chimes, etc., may be found in Asia and the Pacific Rim region in the following countries:

AU - Australia
BR - Burma (Myanmar)
CN - China
FJ - Fiji
HK - Hong Kong
IN - India
JP - Japan
KR - Korea (South)
MY - Malaysia
NZ - New Zealand
PH - Philippines
SG - Singapore
TW - Taiwan
TH - Thailand
VN - Viet Nam

Click on any underlined country code above to go directly to that section of this index page.  Within a country, sites are listed alphabetically by city name.

If you are looking for a specific site by its institutional name (e.g., a church or school) or by the instrument's proper name, then use the "find in page" feature of your Web browser to locate a distinctive word (or partial word) in that name.


  1. For an explanation of the instrument-type tag at the end of each site link line, see the Instrument Type Abbreviations.

  2. If you do not find here a city (or instrument) which you think should be listed, then check the page of sites that are no more for this region.  If it's not there, then please send a message to telling everything you know about it.


ADELAIDE - STAU               : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Augustine of Canterbury Church
ADELAIDE - STC                : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Church of St.Cuthbert (Anglican)
ADELAIDE - STF                : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Francis Xavier Cathedral
ADELAIDE - STP                : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Peter (Anglican)
ADELAIDE - TH                 : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Town Hall
ALBURY                        : AUSTRALIA    ring/chime
   St.Matthew's Church
ARMIDALE                      : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Peter's Cathedral (Anglican)
BALLARAT - STP                : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Peter's Anglican Church
BALLARAT - TH/1               : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Alfred Memorial Bells
   Town Hall
BALLARAT - TH/2               : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Town Hall
BATHURST - A                  : AUSTRALIA    ring
   All Saints' Anglican Cathedral
BATHURST - WM                 : AUSTRALIA    trad
   War Memorial Carillon Tower
BENDIGO                       : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Paul
BRISBANE - STAL               : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Andrew's Anglican Church
BRISBANE - STJ                : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Cathedral Church of St.John (Anglican)
BUNBURY - STB                 : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Boniface Cathedral (Anglican)
BUNBURY - STP                 : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Cathedral of St.Patrick (RC)
BUNDABERG - CC                : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   Christ Church (Anglican)
BUNDABERG - STA               : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Andrew's Church
     (Uniting; was Presbyterian)
BURWOOD                       : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Paul's Anglican Church
CAMDEN                        : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.John's Anglican Church
CANBERRA - A                  : AUSTRALIA    trad/great(2)
   The National Carillon
   Queen Elizabeth II Island
   (was Aspen Island)
   Lake Burley Griffin
CANBERRA - STA                : AUSTRALIA    chime
   The Presbyterian Church of St.Andrew
CANBERRA - STJ                : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Church of St.John the Baptist/Anglican
CASTLEREAGH                   : AUSTRALIA    ring/chime
   Castlereagh Wesleyan Chapel
COLERAINE                     : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Holy Trinity Church (Anglican)
COLLIE                        : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   All Saints Church (Anglican)
DARLING POINT                 : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Church of St.Mark (Anglican)
GAWLER                        : AUSTRALIA    chimola
   St.George's Anglican Church
GEELONG                       : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Church of St.Paul
GERALDTON                     : AUSTRALIA    non-trad
   Cathedral of St.Francis Xavier
GOULBURN                      : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Saviour
HAWKSBURN                     : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   St.Martin's Church (Anglican)
HOBART - HT                   : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
   (was Holy Trinity Anglican Church)
HOBART - STD                  : AUSTRALIA    ring/chime
   Cathedral Church of St.David
HORNSBY                       : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   The Hornsby Water Clock -
     "Man, Time and the Environment"
KIAMA                         : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Christ Church (Anglican)
LAUNCESTON                    : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Church of the Apostles (RC)
LISMORE - STA                 : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Andrew's Church
LISMORE - STC                 : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Carthage's Cathedral (RC)
LITHGOW                       : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Hoskins Memorial Church (Presb/Uniting)
MANDURAH                      : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Christ's Church (Anglican)
MANUKA                        : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Paul's Anglican Church
MARRICKVILLE                  : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Clement's Anglican Church
MARYBOROUGH                   : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Paul's Anglican Church
MELBOURNE - BM                : AUSTRALIA    non-trad
   The Federation Bells
   Field of Bells
   Birrarung Marr (Park)
MELBOURNE - GPO               : AUSTRALIA    chime
   General Post Office
MELBOURNE - STB               : AUSTRALIA    chime/ring
   St.Bartholomew's Church (Anglican)
MELBOURNE - STJ               : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.James' Old Cathedral
MELBOURNE - STPAT             : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Patrick's Cathedral
MELBOURNE - STPC              : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Paul's Cathedral (Anglican)
MELBOURNE - STPI              : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Pius X Church (RC)
MELBOURNE - T                 : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.John's Anglican Church
MENANGLE                      : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.James' Anglican Church
MOSMAN PARK                   : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Chapel of St.Hilda of Whitby
   St.Hilda's Anglican School for Girls
MURRURUNDI                    : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Paul's Anglican Church
NEWTOWN                       : AUSTRALIA    chimola
   St.Stephen's Anglican Church
ORANGE                        : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Holy Trinity Anglican Church
PARRAMATTA - AS               : AUSTRALIA    ring
   All Saints' Anglican Church
PARRAMATTA - K                : AUSTRALIA    chime
   The King's School
PARRAMATTA - STJ              : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Cathedral of St.John (Anglican)
     (was St.John's Church)
PERTH - S                     : AUSTRALIA    non-trad
   "Carillon City" shopping mall
PERTH - SC/1                  : AUSTRALIA    ring
   The Swan Bells
   The Bell Tower
PERTH - SC/2                  : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   Harrington chime
   The Bell Tower
PERTH - SC/3                  : AUSTRALIA    non-trad
   Top deck
   The Bell Tower
PERTH - SC/4                  : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   Durfee chime
   The Bell Tower
Perth                         : Australia    great
   Anzac Bell
   The Bell Tower
PERTH - STG                   : AUSTRALIA    ring/chime
   Cathedral Church of St.George
PERTH - STM                   : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Mary's Cathedral (RC)
RANDWICK                      : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.Jude's Anglican Church
ROBINA                        : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Business Building
   Bond University
ROCKHAMPTON                   : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Paul's Cathedral (Anglican)
ROCKINGHAM                    : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Rockingham Centre (Civic Centre)
ROTTNEST ISLAND               : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Holy Trinity Catholic Church
SINGLETON                     : AUSTRALIA    ring
   All Saints Church (Anglican)
SYDNEY - CC                   : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Christ Church, St.Laurence
SYDNEY - D                    : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   St.John Darlinghurst Anglican Church
SYDNEY - G                    : AUSTRALIA    chimola
   St.John Bishopthorpe Anglican Church
SYDNEY - L                    : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   Lindfield Uniting Church (formerly Methodist)
SYDNEY - mobile               : AUSTRALIA    chime
   (Mobile trailer)
SYDNEY - SH                   : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   Summer Hill Church
   (St.Andrew's Anglican Church)
SYDNEY - STA                  : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Andrew (Anglican)
SYDNEY - STJ                  : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.James' Church (Queen's Square)
SYDNEY - STM                  : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Central tower
   St.Mary's Cathedral Basilica
SYDNEY - STP                  : AUSTRALIA    ring/chime
   St.Philip's Anglican Church
SYDNEY - U                    : AUSTRALIA    trad/great
   Main Building
   University of Sydney
Sydney                        : Australia    great
   General Post Office
TOWNSVILLE                    : AUSTRALIA    chime
   Sacred Heart Cathedral
TURRAMURRA                    : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.James Anglican Church
VAUCLUSE                      : AUSTRALIA    chime
   St.Michael's Anglican Church
WAGGA WAGGA                   : AUSTRALIA    ring
   St.John's Anglican Church
WANGARATTA                    : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity
WARWICK                       : AUSTRALIA    chime
WOODEND                       : AUSTRALIA    tubular
   St.Mary's Church (Anglican)
YORK                          : AUSTRALIA    ring
   Holy Trinity Church

Burma (Myanmar)

Mingum sull'Irravaddy         : Burma        great
   Buddhist temple
Rangoon                       : Burma        great
   "Bell of Dhammazedi"
Rangoon                       : Burma        great
Rangoon                       : Burma        great
   "Maha Ganda" (Sweet Voice)


Beijing (Peking)              : China        great
   The Bell Tower (Zhong Lou)
BEIJING - 1                   : CHINA        coll
   Da Zhong Si (Big Bell Temple)
   Guzhong Bowuguan (Big Bell Museum)
BEIJING - 2                   : CHINA        hybrid
   Da Zhong Si (Big Bell Temple) Museum
Beijing (Peking)              : China        great #1
   "Yong Le"
   Great Bell building
   Da Zhong Si (Big Bell Temple) Museum
Beijing (Peking)              : China        great #2
   Bell tower
   Da Zhong Si (Big Bell Temple) Museum
Kunming                       : China        great
   Golden Temple
Nanking                       : China        great #1
Nanking                       : China        great #2
PEKING                        : CHINA
  *See:  BEIJING              : CHINA
Pingdingshan City             : China        great
   "Lucky Bell"
Shangai                       : China        great
   Customs House
Xi'an                         : China        great
   The Bell Tower


SUVA                          : FIJI         tubular
   Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral

Hong Kong

HONG KONG - M                 : CHINA - HK   non-trad
   Methodist International Church
HONG KONG - STA               : CHINA - HK   tubular
   St.Andrew's Church (Anglican)
   Florence Mall
HONG KONG - STJ               : CHINA - HK   chime
   St.John's Anglican Cathedral
Lantau Island                 : HONG KONG    great
   Po Lin Monastery


CALCUTTA (KOLKATA) - STJ      : INDIA        chime
   St.James Church (Jora Girja)
CALCUTTA (KOLKATA) - STM      : INDIA        chimola
   St.Mary's Mission
COLABA                        : INDIA        chime
   Church of St. John the Evangelist (Anglican)
MADRAS (CHENNAI)              : INDIA        chime
   St.George's Cathedral
   (Church of South India; was Anglican)
MUMBIA (BOMBAY)               : INDIA        chime
   Rajabai Clock Tower
   University Library
   University of Mumbai
OOTACAMUND                    : INDIA        tubular
   St.Stephen's Church
PUNE                          : INDIA        chime
   Church of the Holy Name
   (Church of Northern India
     [United Protestant] )
SHIMLA (SIMLA)                : INDIA        tubular
   Christ Church


FUKUOKA SHI                   : JAPAN        chime
   Entertainment Building
Gotenba City                  : Japan        great
   Toki no Sumika Park
HAIKI                         : JAPAN        chime
   Hirota Park
HIROSHIMA - U                 : JAPAN        chime
   University North Building
HIROSHIMA - W                 : JAPAN        chime
   Hiroshima Women's University
ITAMI                         : JAPAN        trad
   The Bells of Flanders
KASHIWA CITY                  : JAPAN        chime
   Shopping Center
KATSUSHIKA                    : JAPAN        chime
   Community Center
Khushu                        : Japan        great
   Rengein Tanjyoji Temple
KYOTO                         : JAPAN        chime
   Doushisya Elementary School
   (Doshisha Primary School)
Kyoto                         : Japan        great
   Hoko-ji Monastery
Kyoto                         : Japan        great
   Chion-In Temple
Kyushu                        : Japan        great
   Rengein Tanjyoji Temple
MIZUMAKI                      : JAPAN        chime
   Library access tower
NAGOYA                        : JAPAN        non-trad
Nara                          : Japan        great
   To-dai-ji Temple
OKEGAWA                       : JAPAN        chime
OMURA CITY                    : JAPAN        chime
   Koyo Schools
OSAKA - M                     : JAPAN        chime
OSAKA - mobile                : JAPAN        trad
   Traveling carillon
Osaka                         : Japan        great
   Shi-tenno-ji Temple
OYAMA                         : JAPAN        chime
   Clock tower
   Omoigawa Parking Lot
SAPPORO                       : JAPAN        chime
   Center building
SASEBO - HTB/1                : JAPAN        trad
   Carillon Symphonica
   Huis ten Bosch
SASEBO - HTB/2                : JAPAN        non-trad
   "City hall Gouda"
   Huis ten Bosch
SASEBO - HTB/3                : JAPAN        chime
   Huis ten Bosch
SASEBO - HTB/4/mobile         : JAPAN        trad
   Self-propelled carillon
   Huis ten Bosch
SASEBO - HTB/5                : JAPAN        chime
   Tante Annie (confectionery)
   Huis ten Bosch
SHIGARAKI                     : JAPAN        trad
   The Joy of Angels
   Shinji Shumeikai
   (esoteric school)
SHINOZAKI                     : JAPAN        non-trad
   Shinozaki Subway Station Building
TACHIKAWA                     : JAPAN        non-trad
   Concert Hall plaza
   Kunitachi College of Music
TOKYO - N                     : JAPAN        non-trad
   Nihombasji (or Nihonbashi) Building
TOKYO - P                     : JAPAN        non-trad
   Peaceful Monument
   Railway Station
TOKYO - SWU                   : JAPAN        chime
   University Building One
   Showa Women's University
YAESU                         : JAPAN        non-trad
   Chuo Street near Railway Station
YATSU                         : JAPAN        chime
YONO CITY                     : JAPAN        chime


DAEJEON (TAEJON)              : KOREA        trad/great(4)
   Daejeon Institute of Science
     and Technology
       (was Hyechon College)
Daejeon (Taejon)              : Korea        great
   Daejeon Institute of Science
     and Technology
Hwacheon-gun                  : Korea        great
   World Peace Park
Kyongju                       : Korea        great
   National Museum
Pyong-Yang                    : Korea        great
   city center
SEOUL - HL/1                  : KOREA        non-trad
   Hotel Lotte Leisure Park
SEOUL - HL/2                  : KOREA        non-trad
   Hotel Lotte Departmentstore
SEOUL - Y                     : KOREA        non-trad
   Youngdong Presbyterian Church
Seoul                         : Korea        great
   Buksoo Palace grounds
Seoul                         : Korea        great
   Chong-ro (ancient main central intersection)
TAEJON                        : KOREA
  *See:  DAEJEON              : KOREA


IPOH                          : MALAYSIA     chime
   Perak Turf Club
KUCHING                       : MALAYSIA     chime
   St.Thomas Cathedral

New Zealand

ADDINGTON                     : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   Anglican Church of St.Mary the Virgin
AUCKLAND - STM                : NEW ZEALAND  ring
   Church of St.Matthew-in-the-City
AUCKLAND - SV                 : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   Chapel of Christ the King
   Selwyn Village
CHRISTCHURCH                  : NEW ZEALAND  ring
   Cathedral Church of Christ
   (Christchurch Cathedral)
DUNEDIN - F                   : NEW ZEALAND  ring/chime
   First Church of Otago
DUNEDIN - STM                 : NEW ZEALAND  tubular
   St.Matthew's Church
FENDALTON                     : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   St.Barnabas Parish Church
HAMILTON                      : NEW ZEALAND  ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Peter the Apostle
INVERCARGILL - FP             : NEW ZEALAND  tubular
   First Presbyterian Church
INVERCARGILL - STP            : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   St.Paul's Presbyterian Church
LEVIN                         : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   St.Mary's Anglican Church
LOWER HUTT                    : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   St.James Anglican Church
MERIVALE                      : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   St.Mary's Anglican Church
NAPIER - MS                   : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   Clive Square / Memorial Square
NAPIER - STJ                  : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   Waiapu Anglican Cathedral of
     St.John the Evangelist
NELSON - AS                   : NEW ZEALAND  tubular
   All Saints Anglican Church
NELSON - CC                   : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   Christ Church Cathedral
NEW PLYMOUTH                  : NEW ZEALAND  non-trad
   Mabel Kibby Memorial
   Marsland Hill Park
PAPANUI                       : NEW ZEALAND  ring
   St.Paul's Anglican Church
PONSONBY                      : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   All Saints Anglican Church
TIMARU                        : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   Sacred Heart Basilica Church
WAIWHETU                      : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   St.Paul's Anglican Church
WANGANUI - M                  : NEW ZEALAND  chimola
   Whanganui Regional Museum
WANGANUI - QP                 : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   Queen's Park
WELLINGTON - STPA             : NEW ZEALAND  ring
   Cathedral Church of St.Paul
WELLINGTON - STPE             : NEW ZEALAND  chime
   St.Peter's Anglican Church
WELLINGTON - WM               : NEW ZEALAND  trad/great(5)
   National War Memorial Carillon
   National War Memorial


CEBU                          : PHILIPPINES  chime
   Metropolitan Cathedral
LOS BANOS                     : PHILIPPINES  non-trad
   Rizal Centenary Carillon
   University of the Philippines Los Baños
MAKATI                        : PHILIPPINES  non-trad
   St.Andrew the Apostle Church
MANDAUE                       : PHILIPPINES  non-trad
   North tower
   San Jose (St.Joseph) Church
MANILA - QP                   : PHILIPPINES  chime
   Shrine of Our Lady Queen of Peace
   (Our Lady of EDSA)
MANILA - UST                  : PHILIPPINES  chime
   Martyrs' Monument
   (Santisimo Rosario Parish Church)
   University of Santo Tomas
Pan-ay                        : Philippines  great
   St.Monica Church
QUEZON CITY - G               : PHILIPPINES  chime
   Church of the Gesù
   Ateneo de Manila University
   Loyola Heights Campus
QUEZON CITY - LS              : PHILIPPINES  chime
   La Salle
QUEZON CITY - UPD             : PHILIPPINES  trad
   Carillon Tower
   University of the Philippines-Diliman
TUGUEGARAO CITY               : PHILIPPINES  chime
   Sto.Niño Shrine


SINGAPORE - STA               : SINGAPORE    ring
   St.Andrew's Anglican Cathedral
SINGAPORE - TA                : SINGAPORE    non-trad
   Clock Tower
   Telok Ayer Market (Lau Pa Sat)


New Taipei City               : Taiwan       great
   Dharma Drum Mountain Monastery


CHIANG MAI                    : THAILAND     coll
   Wat Phra That Doi Suthap
   (Temple of Buddha Relics on Mt.Suthap)

Viet Nam

Con Dao Island                : Viet Nam     great
Da Lat                        : Viet Nam     great
   Linh Phuoc Pagoda
Ninh Binh                     : Viet Nam     great #1
   Bai Dinh Spiritual Centre
Ninh Binh                     : Viet Nam     great #2
   Bai Dinh Spiritual Centre
Saigon - ND                   : Viet Nam     great
   Notre Dame Cathedral
Saigon - TD                   : Viet Nam     great
   Tan Dinh Church

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