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Church of St Anne (Shandon)

4 reviews of Church of St Anne (Shandon)

A church with eight bells

Built in 1722, on the site of another church destroyed during a siege in 1690, this church is famous for its eight bells, with a total weight of 6 tons! The bell tower is topped by a weather vane depicting a giant salmon, making it easy to locate the church of Saint Anne from afar. Built from red and white limestone, its summit offers one of the most beautiful panoramic views over the city. So be sure to climb the tower - you might also get the chance to have fun testing your skills as a bell ringer! It's known affectionately as the "4-faced liar" by locals, as the east and west side of the clock

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