Have they found the Myanmar bell?

What is the term for Bell in Myanmar?

Usually this type of bell is called as temple bell and dedicated for stupa and temples. As a Buddhist country there are a lots of ringing bells are situated in Myanmar and I would like to highlight for the most two famous ringing bells. … The two famous bells are Mingun bell and Dhammazedi bell.

Has the bell of Dhammazedi been found?

In August the BBC featured the story of Myanmar’s Dhammazedi Bell which had been lost for over 400 years. A team has now claimed that they have found it in a river in Yangon, but there is no hard evidence to back up their claims. Jonah Fisher reports.

Has the Golden Bell of King Dhammazedi?

It was cast on 5 February 1484 by order of King Dhammazedi of Hanthawaddy Pegu, and presented to the Shwedagon Pagoda of Dagon (today’s Yangon, Myanmar).

Great Bell of Dhammazedi.

Location Sunk beneath Yangon River
Type Temple bell
Material bronze 297,103 kilograms (655,000 lb)
Opening date 5 February 1484

Was the golden bell found?

A rare golden bell with a loop attached was found in an archaeological excavation taking place in the City of David, part of the Jerusalem Walls National Park. The bell it seems was sewn onto the garment worn by an individual of high stature in Jerusalem towards the end of the Second Temple.

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Where is the heaviest functioning bell in the world?

The 216-ton Russian Tsar Bell (also known as the Tsar Kolokol III) on display on the grounds of the Moscow Kremlin is the heaviest bell known to exist in the world today.

What state is Mandalay in?


Mandalay မန္တလေး
Country Myanmar
Region Mandalay Region
District Mandalay District
Founded by King Mindon