Tsar Bell, the largest bell in the world. It is also known as the Tsarsky Kolokol, Tsar Kolokol or the Royal Bell. The Bell situated in Moscow Kremlin. But the largest bell has never rung.
The bell was authorized by Empress Anna Ivanovna, niece of Peter the Great. The bell is located between the Lvan and Great Bell Tower and the Kremlin Wall. It was made by bronze. The bell didn`t ring and won`t ring because when metal casting it was broken. The bell`s height of 6.14 meters (20.1 ft) with a weighs 201,924 kilograms (more than 200 tons). The thickness of up to 61 centimetres (24 in). 11,500 kilograms the broken piece weighs.
Most of the people believed that if the bell rang, it would be heard at a distance of 50-60 kilometers.
The bell was cast in a huge trench dove in Ivanovsky Square. The experts arranged for the throwing for a long time, yet work must be ceased when releasing metal brought on a fire that torched the wooden derrick intended to lift the future ringer. It is asserted that after this the senior Motorin “passed on of sorrow”. On the other hand, his child started work once more, and in 1735 the bronze was filled the cast in just thirty minutes. In any case, that was not the end of the debacles, and amid a flame in 1737 overheating and uneven cooling brought on a substantial lump measuring more than 11 tons to split from the ringer. For one more century the creature lay in its throwing pit, and it was just in 1836, on a second endeavor, that the chime was finally raised from the pit and set on its platform.
At the time of last ornamentation was finished, a noteworthy flame broken out at the Kremlin up May 1737. The fire spread to the impermanent wooden bolster structure for the chime, and dreading harm, watchmen tossed icy water on it, bringing about eleven splits, and a tremendous 10,432.6 kilograms (23,000 lb) section to sever. The Tsar Bell stayed in its pit for just about a century. Unsuccessful endeavors to bring it were made up in 1792 and 1819. Napoleon Bonaparte, amid his control of Moscow in 1812, considered evacuating it as a trophy to France, yet was not able do as such, because of its size and weight.
Now a days, a large number of visitors visit the world largest Bell and astonished about it and its history in this modern times.