The Largest Bell in the World

mingun bellA king of Myanmar : Bodawpaya also had a large bronze bell near the Mingun Pahtodawgyi in 1808. King Bodawpaya dedicated to build a giant pagoda, a giant bell and a giant lion during his reign. But he was not able to complete the pagoda. The Mingun Bell is one of the largest bells in the world dated AD 2000. It is located on the west bank of the Irrawaddy River City Mingun, Sagaing Region. The weight of the bell is screwed 55555 (90 tonnes) and about 13 feet high. This is well remembered by many people in Myanmar as “Min Hpyu Hman Hman Pyaw” with consonants representing the number 5 in Burma astronomy and numerology.
The Mingun Bell was knocked off its supports by the earthquake of 1839. It is resuspended Irrawaddy Flotilla by the Company in 1896.

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