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THE GREAT BELL

The Great Bell of St. Peter’s Basilica (il Campanone) is the ninth-largest in the world. It was realized by the goldsmith Luigi Valadier in 1786 on the orders of Pope Pius VI. Along with five other bells it rings at the death of each Pope and the election of his successor.

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