Roland Bell

Roland’s Bell (Klokke Roeland) is named after Roland, the heroic commander-in-chief whose bugle blowing warned Charlemagne of danger. The current Roland’s Bell was
inaugurated in 1948. It rings every hour and is struck with the clapper to mark festive occasions. The 2.15m high Roland’s Bell weighs 6,200 kilograms and is 2m in diameter.

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