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We went to the National Carillon on October n we really loved it. There was a soothing breeze coming in n the views were awesome. Apparently, it was opened by Queen Elizabeth II on April 27, 1970 n it was a present from Britain in...More
Our accommodation was not far from the National Carillon and we were so lucky to hear the music produced by the bells on both Sunday and Wednesday. We had read about the Carillon and knew a little about it but hearing the bells was a...More
Wow, I was lucky enough to hear the bells ringing for about 30 minutes- what a treat? The Carillon is on a small island with seating and nice views. Great spot to walk the dog or sit and read- maybe even a little picnic or...More
We had a quick squizz at the 50m architecturally designed Carillion, which was interesting, but missed the actual bells, which would have been much more interesting. They only play recitals on Wednesdays and Sundays 12.30pm to 1.20pm. At least the nearby toilets were super cool...More
Wait around for the bells and it is an excellent place to walk around.
Lake Burley Griffin proves a beautiful backdrop to this architectural monument.
Gives a chance to walk along some of the foreshore for the lake, and late afternoon sits well on this...More
Our family of five visited Canberra for the first time and we really wanted to hear the bells of the National Carillon. We walked through a gallery, saw the High Court, walked under the flags by the lake, then we waited lakeside until noon because...More
When I saw the National Carillon, I wanted to see it closer. To me it was very attractive! It is located at the Aspen Island and everyone can see it as it is 50 meters high.
I stood there and enjoyed the music. On Wednesdays...More