Add to favorite
 
26 July




Dates in History
1730—Russian Empress Anna Ioannovna signs the decree on casting the grand Uspensky bell, which later receives the name of Tsar Kolokol.
The Tsar Kolokol (the Tsar Bell) becomes the unique monument of Russian ornamental casting of the XVIII century. Bell design works are charged to the Moscow caster Ivan Fedorovich Motorin. The Tsar Kolokols size impresses: the bell weighs over 200 tons, it is 6 m 14 cm high and has the diameter of 6 m 60 cm. The Tsar Kolokol is mounted on the Red Square.









Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts  Fan ID  Kaliningrad  Russian science  NICA Collider  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Oleg Shein  Archeological Finds  Russian clergy  Romanovs Family  Svetogorsk  Multimedia  St. Petersburg  Russian Architecture  Russian economy  Staraya Russa  Russian scientists  Leningrad Zoo  Astrakhan  Olympic Games 2012  anniversary  Russian tourism  Wimbledon  Exhibitions in Moscow  society  Russian tourists  Boris Vasilyev  Moscow International House of Music  Russian Animation  Shantar islands  Russian business  Russian spacecrafts  health  Wooden Architecture  Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory  Moscow  Tver region  Monuments  taxation system   Russian mobile operators  Estates  Nikolo-Ugreshsky monastery  Paul I of Russia  Russian Cinema  Travel  ENEA  Mark Freidkin  Boldino Autumn  Romanovs  Russian government 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites