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World Peace Bell

425 York St, Newport, KY 41071-1639
859-655-7700
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Very Impressive

No one in our group was familiar with the World Peace Bell history prior to our visit. This is the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wizzard_Man
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Wirtz, Virginia
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If you happen to walk across the river from Cincinnati, take a few extra blocks to see the World... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AlexisZA
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good16%
  • Average46%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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425 York St, Newport, KY 41071-1639
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No one in our group was familiar with the World Peace Bell history prior to our visit. This is the largest of more than 20 similar bells around the world. This one weighs in at 66,000 pounds and is the largest free swinging bell in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you happen to walk across the river from Cincinnati, take a few extra blocks to see the World Peace Bell. It's beautifully maintained and you can get right up close if you want to

Thank AlexisZA
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Interesting memorial to local firefighters and the FDNY firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11. Within very easy walking distance of Newport on the Levee. You can see the bell and all of the memorial in just 15 minutes or so.

Thank KYJman
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Stopping to see the bell is worthwhile if you are in the area. I found a parking meter right next to the plaza area, so parking was not an issue.

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This bell is Newport center with a parking lot next to it. I visited the park-like area next to the bell to listen to the Pete Wagner Orchestra. There is a building next to it that seemed to have restrooms or something going on inside,...More

Thank Abby G
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Interesting, large bell. Would have liked to hear it ring. Within salking distance of a shopping mall and across the street from the courthouse.

Thank captcalculus
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This Bell is BIG missed it being chimed by 1 day. Very well displayed for all to see. Information sheets on the bell are at the doors to the Building. This is so well done and impressive that it is worth a visit..

Thank LennyV28
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice memorial to the First Responders of 9/11. Lets always remember their bravery and their loved ones. The Peace inscription on the walkway was fitting for the Memorial. A must ser ehen in Downtown

1  Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This exhibit/display is outdoors in a small park setting. Surrounded with screen metal enclosure, The bell is large and I can only assume that it rings too.

Thank labrador47
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I mean we just walked by, it's a bell... it's big what more is there to say? it doesn't have a crack?

Thank Lunchlady90
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