Freestanding Bell Tower

A freestanding tower or building for bell hanging. The bell is rung to signify the time, to call people to worship, for special events such as weddings and funerals, or historically to sound a civil defense or fire alarm. Strictly excluding the bell tower attached to the church building.

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Connected Sites

Aleppo: Armenian Cathedral
Asmara: Enda Mariam Cathedral
Baroque Churches: two of the baroque churches in the Philippines have free standing bellfries -- Paoay Church and Sta. Maria Church. This is one of the characteristics of the "earthquake baroque"
Bordeaux: Tour Pey-Berland, campanile of Bordeaux Cathedral
Corfu: Annunziata bell tower, the remains of what used to be a catholic church
Dubrovnik: The Clock Tower has a bell as well, with 2 little bronze guys to strik it
Florence: Giotto Bell Tower
Gammelstad: Nederlule├ą Church: The free-standing bell tower dates from 1851 and replaced an earlier, wooden bell tower
Gelati Monastery: one of the oldest bell-towers in Georgia
Hiraizumi: the bell towers of Chusonji and Motsuji Temples
Horyu-ji Area: ancient bell tower with same building style as Nikko
Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos: In Concepcion, made out of wood
Karlskrona: Amiralitetstorget Bell Tower
Kiev: Bell tower of Kiev Pechersk Lavra
L'viv: Assumption Church
Longobards in Italy: Campanille of the Sanctuary of Monte Sant'Angelo
Mtskheta: Samtavro Bell Tower
Nikko: Toshogu's Belfry
Novodevichy Convent: octagonal bell tower
Ohrid Region: Next to Sveti Kliment
Piazza del Duomo (Pisa): The Leaning Tower is a campanile (freestanding bell tower)
Regensburg: Campanile Oberm├╝nster
Route of Santiago de Compostela: Santo Domingo de la Calzada Cathedral, with its external bell tower.
Salzburg: Fort Hohensalzburg
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple: two stories bell tower at the entrance
Siena: Torre del Mangia
Stari Ras and Sopocani: At St. Peters Church
Studenica Monastery: On the western side of the monastery complex there is a bell tower, erected in the 13th century (wiki)
Trinity Sergius Lavra: Bell tower of Sergiev Posad
Venice and its Lagoon: St Mark Campanile
Vilnius: cathedral tower
Yaroslavl: The belfry tower of the Spaso-Preobrazhensky Monastery


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