'The Bell' in Moscow

  paddyjack 19:04 05 Jun 2008
Locked

When I was in Moscow in the 1970's one of the tourist attractions was a massive bell, in the casting of it a crack occurred and a massive piece fell out, it looked like a door.

Just wondering does anybody know anything of it, or it's location now or then.

  Earthsea 19:08 05 Jun 2008
  paddyjack 19:10 05 Jun 2008

Thanks Earthsea thats one.

  Forum Editor 23:25 05 Jun 2008

on many occasions - it's on the edge of Red Square, and has a sign explaining how it cracked when it was cooling after being cast, and a leaking roof allowed rainwater to fall onto it. It's a massive thing, and must weigh a fair bit.

There always seems to be a group of Russian schoolchidren standing admiringly around it, but I'm sure they can't be the same ones, planted by the ministry for tourism.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Dell XPS 13 9370 (2018) review

No need to scan sketches into your computer with Moleskine's new smart pen

WWDC history: Apple's product launches since 2005

Comment importer des contacts d’un iPhone à un autre iPhone ?