The Bell Tower is one of Perth must-see tourist attractions overlooking the beautiful Swan River and right at Elizabeth Quay. At 83 meters tall, it’s unique design cannot be missed when visiting Perth – and definitely check it our by night to see the beautiful tower all lit up.
The Bell Tower is home to a total of seventeen bells, commemorating Australia’s bicentennial celebrations in 1988. Twelve of these historic bells are from St Martin’s in the Field, a beautiful historic church in central London, which are recorded as being in existence from before the 14th century. The remaining bells were cast especially for the Bell Tower.
Bell Ringing at the Bell Tower
At the Bell Tower, you can experience the awesome sound and sight of these historic bells ringing as well as some magnificent views of the city and the Swan River. You can also enjoy a behind the scenes look at the bell ringing chamber and learn more about the history of the famous bells. Ring the bells and receive a souvenir bell chiming certificate to take home with you 🙂
Getting to the Bell Tower
The iconic Bell Tower is located in Barrack Square on Riverside Drive right next to Elizabeth Quay. A convenient walk from most hotels, or jump on the Blue Cat bus to get there.