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Peace Bell

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Address: Blv. Deshmoret e Kombit, Tirana, Albania

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The concept and intention behind the bell is definitely heart touching but unfortunately this is not worth the effort for the fact that the whole surrounding and the bell is not... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

The concept and intention behind the bell is definitely heart touching but unfortunately this is not worth the effort for the fact that the whole surrounding and the bell is not impressive enough to make you travel to the place. The location is right along the Enver Hoxha pyramid and just like the pyramid, this too lacks an appeal and... More 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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