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Peace Bell

Address: Blv. Deshmoret e Kombit, Tirana, Albania
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Ranked #21 of 29 Attractions in Tirana
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Goa Velha, India
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83 reviews 83 reviews
28 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The bell must be placed in a better place given its significance rather than in the rundown area opposite the Enver Hoxha pyramid. Like so many other sights in Tirana we could have easily missed it. The whole area is in disrepair and unsavory characters and panhandlers abound. Still its worth a visit to see the Pyramid of the erstwhile... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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495 attraction reviews
420 helpful votes 420 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This bell has powerful representations (melted bullet/shell casings) but the setting is overwhelmed by the Enver Hoxha Pyramid. The grounds are in varying states of decay (as is much of Tirana) and I'd advise caution walking around if you're unsteady on your feet. There's a walkway where you can walk under the bell on your way to the Pyramid. I'd... More 

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LA, Calif
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135 attraction reviews
310 helpful votes 310 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Great reason for it but it is almost invisible in the setting. We nearly missed it if it weren't for a couple of young people jumping to try to ring the bell.

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The Peace Bell is constructed from melted down bullets, and strung up above an empty pond next to a (poorly) graffitied concrete wall. There is a walkway underneath the bell, you can take a run up and jump and try to swing the heavy bell to make it ring. The square where it is located is full of broken concrete... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

This was made from the bulletes found on the street after the riots and th collapse of the previous state.

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Tirana, Albania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

the idea of creating this bell by young kids from the bullets of '97 Albanian unrest and riots it is an fantastic idea, but the realization lack lot of artistic creativity.

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