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Address: 425 York St, Newport, KY 41071

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Never understood it

I used to live here and would walk by it everyday to work. Years went by before I ever actually realized it was a monument. There are to signs to it, its pretty much just a bell... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 18, 2014
Jeremy C
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Kentucky
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The bell is kind of cool., how it was made, etc but it is in a little tower. Disappointing from the original publicly announced plans. The firefighter staues by it are really neat. It is a nice place for an outdoor celebration like July 4 so you can hear up lose the bell ring.

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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I used to live here and would walk by it everyday to work. Years went by before I ever actually realized it was a monument. There are to signs to it, its pretty much just a bell between a parking lot and a white castle. If you go, make sure its not night, lots of bars and drunks.

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LONG ISLAND NEW YORK
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Very nice but has no signage explaining the meaning of the bell - have some 9/11 memorials there as well.

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Newport, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was built for the year 2000 celebrations. It is the 3rd largest bell in the world. They ring it on occasion, it's pretty impressive.

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Adelaide
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The title of this review is complete; nothing much else can be said about it. Perhaps if I'd seen/heard the bell ring then I might have been more impressed.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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117 reviews 117 reviews
81 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

It is just worth quickly stopping and seeing. All it is is a large bell. So don't expect much. But it is just a nice quick little stop.

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Florence, Kentucky, United States
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118 reviews 118 reviews
60 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Today the kids and I had a scavenger hunt in Newport, KY. First stop, the world peace bell in Newport. First we viewed tit from the road and read the statement below, then we went inside. You can gather some paperwork and take the elevator upstairs to the viewing platform. This is where I was blown away! The gentleman that... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Information lacking. There are interesting elements to this display like the first time it was rung there was a blowout of windows--interesting but not there. If it rang at certain times it might lend more interest.

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Cincinnati
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

It's not really much of a display. There was a lot of litter around, very sad signage... I was embarrassed.

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Covington, Kentucky
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

This was just a bell on dislpay in temporary housing in a parking lot. It doesn't ring all the time, only on special occasions. Nothing more.

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