Moscow Kremlins Tsar Bell and Cannon

Moscow Kremlins Tsar Bell and Cannon

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Tsar Cannon is the largest cannon in the world, located right outside Cathedral Square. Stunning cannon was built in 1586. It\’s considered the largest cannon in the world, sixteen feet long, weighing 85,000 pounds. Second famous artefact, The huge bronze bell was to be the biggest and clearest sounding bell in the world. Unfortunately, before the bell was raised, it cracked in a fire in 1737. Two hundred tons of silence are all that remain. It now sits at the foot of the Ivan the Great Bell Tower. Cannons and bells have always had a curious relationship, bells are melted down to make cannons in times of war, and cannons are melted town to make bells in times of peace.

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