The Bell Tower Perth
This magnificent tower is usually referred to as The Bell Tower or the Swan Bell Tower. It is an 82.5 meter high copper and glass campanile specially built in Perth, west of Australia to house 18 bells. The bells are historically important, the belonged to the Saint Martin-in-the-Fields Chapel, a Buckingham Palace parish church, in Trafalgar Square, London.
- Name: The Bell Tower
- Location: Perth, Australia
- Type of attraction: Architectural/Tower
- Opened: 1999
- Ticket price: From $12
It is one of the biggest musical instruments on the Planet and the bells date back to the 14th century!
As one of the most unique and popular attractions in western Australia, the Bell Tower provides splendid views from its sixth floor open air observation deck. You can see bells in action and even try and ring them yourself.
Interesting facts about The Bell Tower
Here are some interesting facts about this amazing landmark:
- The initial development of a tower was wrapped in a controversy about the purpose of the tower.
- Apart from bell ringing and observation deck, the tower is also hosting events.
- The original bells celebrated the return of Captain Cook from his voyages of discovery.