Carillon Glockspiel in Berlin-Tiergarten

DSC09303DSC04473

Carillon is a Bell Tower (Glockspiel) located in Tiergarten, near Haus der Kulturen der Welt, at the former location of Kroll Opera House.

DSC09322DSC09321

The tower is 42 meters high and consists of 4 pillars covered in black granite. The instrument itself is controlled manually and consists of 68 individual bells, the heaviest of which weighs almost 8 tonnes.

DSC09311

The Carillon was built in 1987 to commemorate the 750th birthday of the city of BerlinDSC09318

You can hear the bells playing daily, on 12, 18 and 19 o’clock.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Advertisements

One thought on “Carillon Glockspiel in Berlin-Tiergarten

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s