Košická zvonkohra / Košice carillon - Košice (East Slovakia)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
N 48° 43.266 E 021° 15.471
34U E 518964 N 5396484
Quick Description: Depicted modern free standing carillon (Košická zvonkohra) you can find in a small park in the main public space of East-Slovakian metropolis Košice - Hlavné námestie (Main Square).
Location: Košický kraj, Slovakia
Date Posted: 6/5/2013 2:06:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMH859
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:

Depicted modern free standing carillon (Košická zvonkohra) you can find in a small park in the main public space of East-Slovakian metropolis Košice - Hlavné námestie (Main Square).

The carillon, located beside popular Singing fountain, is equipped by 22 bells symbolizing 22 districts of Košice city. Carillon, designed by sculptor Peter Sceranka, was casted by renown bell-foundry Dytrychova-Tomášková in Brodek u Prerova (Czech Republic). Bells have total weight 1 400 kg, the biggest has 70 cm diameter, 69 cm height and weight 230 kg... And the smallest is only 20 cm high with 21 cm diamater and 6 kg weight.

Location:
Hlavné námestie
Košice, Slovakia
040 01


Who controls the carillon?: city of Košice

Number of bells: 22

Schedule of regular public performances:
every full hour during day time is playing one of several well known melodies, which affect behavior of in the near proximity located Singing fountain


Year of construction: 5/1/1997

Structure: free standing structure

Location web page: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
An original photograph of the carillon is required. One of you and your crew doing your very best imitation of Quasimodo and/or Esmeralda will be most appreciated.
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