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Beijing Big Bell Museum

Beijing Big Bell Museum - Beijing, China
Beijing Big Bell Museum
A31 North Third Ring Road, Beijing, ChinaMap
+86 10 6255 0843
Neighborhood: Hai Dian District
Overview

This museum is found in a Buddhist temple which was built in 1733 and was named for its giant bell inside. First opened in October 1985, it is the world's largest museum that focuses specifically on ancient bells. It boasts more than 600 antique and non-antique bells. In the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), it was said that emperors used to conduct elaborate ceremonies with bells to pray for rain in a year of drought.

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  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
  • Type: Other
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