Neubaukirche Carillon - Würzburg, Bayern, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys
N 49° 47.426 E 009° 55.925
32U E 567089 N 5515746
Quick Description: The tallest church tower in Würzburg houses a 51 bell carillon.
Location: Bayern, Germany
Date Posted: 7/14/2013 3:18:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMHJ1J
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
Views: 11

Long Description:

The 91 meter high tower of the Neubaukirche was constructed in 1696, then damaged during World War II. Restored in the years after the war, it as 1977 until the tower was completely restored. In 2005 a 51 bell carillon was installed in the tower. The largest bell has a diameter of 39 inches and a weight of 1400 pounds. The smallest bell weighs approximately 9 pounds.

The carillon has its own website English , German.

Location:
Neubaustraße 9
Würzburg, Bayern Germany


Who controls the carillon?: Würzburg University

Number of bells: 51

Schedule of regular public performances:
17:00 Wednesday in the summer


Year of construction: 1/1/2005

Structure: The 91 meter tower of the Neubaukirche

Location web page: [Web Link]

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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