Carrilhão da Basíllica - Fátima, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe
N 39° 37.937 W 008° 40.321
29S E 528145 N 4386996
Quick Description: In the tower of the Basilica there's the carillon
Location: Santarém, Portugal
Date Posted: 4/12/2018 1:31:07 AM
Waymark Code: WMY398
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 2

Long Description:
It works daily with several melodies dedicated to Our Lady of Fátima.
The carillon consists of 62 bells, created and tempered in Fátima by José Gonçalves Coutinho, of Braga. The largest bell weighs approximately 3,000 kilograms (6,600 lb) and the clapper about 90 kilograms (200 lb). The clock is the work of Bento Rodrigues, also of Braga. The angels on the main facade are the author of Albano França. The statue of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, in the niche of the spire, is 4.73 metres (15.5 ft) tall and weighs 14 tons.
Satuário de Fátima
Fátima, Santarém Portugal

Who controls the carillon?: Santuário de Fátima

Number of bells: 62

Year of construction: 1/1/1952

Structure: Part of a church

Location web page: [Web Link]

Schedule of regular public performances: 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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