Largest carillon
Hyechon College Carillon
Korea (Republic of) (Seo-ku)
The largest carillon (minimum 23 bells) in the world is the Hyechon College Carillon, Seo-ku, Taejon, South Korea, with 78 bells. A Carillon is an instrument that consists of brass bells fixed to a frame, played by keyboard and pedals. The bells for this example were made by Petit & Fritsen in The Netherlands, and have a range of five octaves. The instrument took two years to construct, and the heaviest bell, the Bourdonbell, weighs 10 tonnes.