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St. Petersburg Cathedral Gets Largest Bell Back

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The largest bell has been reinstalled in the bell-tower of the iconic St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg

The largest bell has been reinstalled in the bell-tower of the iconic St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg

© RIA Novosti . Anatoly Medved / Go to the photo bankThe largest bell has been reinstalled in the bell-tower of the iconic St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg
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The largest bell has been reinstalled in the bell-tower of the iconic St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg
© RIA Novosti . Anatoly Medved / Go to the photo bankThe bell, which was reinstalled at St. Isaac’s today, is the heaviest of the ten bells that will eventually be installed. The bell’s clapper alone weighs over 300 kilograms. It is made from “bell bronze,” a copper-and-tin alloy
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The bell, which was reinstalled at St. Isaac’s today, is the heaviest of the ten bells that will eventually be installed. The bell’s clapper alone weighs over 300 kilograms. It is made from “bell bronze,” a copper-and-tin alloy
© RIA Novosti . Anatoly Medved / Go to the photo bankThis bell, which reportedly has the lowest timbre, called the Polyelaios, will only be used on the most important religious holidays
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This bell, which reportedly has the lowest timbre, called the Polyelaios, will only be used on the most important religious holidays
© RIA Novosti . Anatoly Medved / Go to the photo bankIt is the first and only bell that has been reinstalled so far at St. Isaac’s
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It is the first and only bell that has been reinstalled so far at St. Isaac’s
© RIA Novosti . Anatoly Medved / Go to the photo bankThe entire bell-tower was demolished in the 1930s, when the Anti-religious Museum was opened at the cathedral. The Polyelaios Bell weighing ten metric tons was cast at a Voronezh plant to designs by architect Auguste de Montferrand. The remaining nine bells, which are still stored at the Voronezh plant, will be installed in 2013
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The entire bell-tower was demolished in the 1930s, when the Anti-religious Museum was opened at the cathedral. The Polyelaios Bell weighing ten metric tons was cast at a Voronezh plant to designs by architect Auguste de Montferrand. The remaining nine bells, which are still stored at the Voronezh plant, will be installed in 2013
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