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A must see if you have visited all the other historical places in the area. The POW camp gives a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
karenchaston
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Hanoi, Vietnam
worth a visit to ring the bell

This Peace Bell is situated in the centre of town adjacent to the Council Chambers. There is an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RBN11
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North Lakes, Australia
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Australia's World Peace Bell is situated in Cowra New South Wales Australia. This is the only Peace Bell not in a city in the world. Our Peace Bell is the only one with an audio describing how Cowra came to have the Peace Bell.
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Darling St | Cowra Civic Square, Cowra, New South Wales 2794, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see if you have visited all the other historical places in the area. The POW camp gives a great recount of the area, the cemetary with a whole section for the POW camp, the Japanese garden as a tribute to the ongoing relationship...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Peace Bell is situated in the centre of town adjacent to the Council Chambers. There is an audio presentation explaining why the bell is there; and is an acknowledgement of Cowra's place in history (particularly relating to the POW camp). If only mankind was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

This is almost right in the middle of town and worth a short visit. Ring the bell and think of John Lennon.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

Set in the accessible council precinct, the World Peace Bell is an asset to Cowra and a testament to the work the locals have done to choose peace.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

One of only 24 Peace Bells in the world and the first of two in Australia. It’s situated in the centre of town adjacent to the Council Chambers. There is an audio presentation as well. In these troubled times it feels right to express a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019

A great idea and nice to see Cowra is the location. They deserve it. Listen to, and read the info and then ring the bell

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Kind of special Cowra has been awarded this piece of history so it’s worthwhile stopping by for sure!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lari H
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Striking this bell helps you resonate with how all humans are connected and the marvellous diversity of cultures to be celebrated. What might be possible through mutual respect.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank citfancier
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Interesting to hear the story of the peace bell and its significance not only to Cowra, but the whole world.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marulan
Reviewed October 8, 2018

The huge World Peace Bell has been mounted in a covered area just off the main street through town. There are a number of bricks with messages along the base of the display. Worth a visit, if only just to take in the message. Easy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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