Tower-bell instruments in Germany:
index by city

Tower bell instruments, including traditional carillons, non-traditional carillons, chimes, etc., may be found in cities of Germany which have names beginning with the indicated letters:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Click on any underlined letter above to go directly to that section of this index page.

NOTES:

  1. For an explanation of the instrument-type tag at the end of each site link line, see the Instrument Type Abbreviations.

  2. For an explanation of our use of the tags BRD and DDR, see the long Note in the regional index overview page for this country.

  3. If you do not find here a city (or instrument) which you think should be listed, then check the page of sites that are no more or the combined index to all sites in Europe.

  4. Many known carillons and chimes remain to be added here.


A

AACHEN - R                    : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   Rathaus
AALEN                         : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Altes Rathaus
ABENSBURG                     : GERMANY      chime
   Rathaus
ALFELD                        : GERMANY      chime
   Bürgeramt (citizens office)
ALTENBURG                     : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Katholische Pfarrkirche
     "Erscheinung des Herrn"
APOLDA                        : GERMANY      chime
   Town house
ASCHAFFENBURG                 : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   Schloss St.Johannisburg
B
BAD BERLEBURG                 : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   (unknown)
BAD LANGENSALZA               : GERMANY      non-trad
   Rathaus facade
BAD SULZA                     : GERMANY      chime
   Sophienklinik
BAERENFELS                    : GERMANY-DDR  non-trad
   Glocken des Friedens (Bells of Peace)
   Kurpark
   [porcelain bells]
BAYREUTH                      : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Glockenspiele an der Grasenschule
   hemispherical bells (chimola)
BENDORF                       : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Reformirte Kirchturm
Berg                          : Germany      great
   Private estate
BERLIN - F                    : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Französischer Dom
   (French dome)
BERLIN - K                    : GERMANY-BRD  trad/great(4)
   Kongresshalle (Congress Hall)
BERLIN - KW                   : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Altes Glockenturm
   Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche
BERLIN - N                    : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Nicolaikirche
Berlin                        : Germany      great
   Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
Berlin                        : Germany      great #1
Berlin                        : Germany      great #2
   Olympic Stadium
Berlin                        : Germany      great
   Schöneberg Rathaus (City Hall)
BIELEFELD                     : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Alte Nicolaikirche
Bielefeld                     : Germany      great
   Alte Nicolaikirche
BOCHUM - B                    : GERMANY      chime
   Deutsches Bergbau-Museum
   (German Mining Museum)
BOCHUM - R                    : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Rathaus
   [steel bells]
BOCHUM - W                    : GERMANY      non-trad
   Bell tower
   Westpark
   [steel bells]
Bochum                        : Germany      great
   Town Hall plaza
   [steel bell]
BOEBLINGEN                    : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Rathaus
BONN/BG                       : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   Stadtpark
BONN-BEUEL                    : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   St.Josephskirche
BOTTROP                       : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Juwelier Robert Triffterer
   Bottroper Glockenspielhaus
BREMEN - B                    : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Haus des Glockenspiels
   [porcelain bells]
BREMEN - PM                   : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Porzeleinfabriek Meissen
   [porcelain bells]
BREMEN - STM                  : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Evang.Kirchturm
BREMEN - UNK                  : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   (Unknown)
BUER - 1                      : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Giessereiturm
   Fabrik Korfhage
BUER - 2                      : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Fabrik Korfhage
BUER - 3                      : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Fa. Korfhage
BUXTEHUDE                     : GERMANY      non-trad
   Buxtehude Haus
C
CELLE                         : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Building facade
CHEMNITZ - AR                 : GERMANY-DDR  non-trad
   Altes Rathaus
CHEMNITZ - NR                 : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Neues Rathaus
CLAUSTHAL-ZELLERFELD/C        : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Campanile
   Clausthal Univ. of Technology
   (was Bergakademie)
CLAUSTHAL-ZELLERFELD/Z        : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Former post office building
COCHEM                        : GERMANY      non-trad
   Bell structure
D
DANZIG                        : GERMANY
  *See:  GDANSK               : POLAND
DARMSTADT                     : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Rezidenzschloss
DAUN                          : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Seniorenhaus Regina Protmann
DONAUWOERTH                   : GERMANY      chime
   Rathaus (Town Hall)
DRESDEN                       : GERMANY-DDR  non-trad
   Glockenspielpavilion
   Zwinger  [palace]
   [porcelain bells]
Dresden                       : Germany      great
   Kreuzkirche
DUEREN                        : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   St.Annakirche
Dueren                        : Germany-BRD  great
   St.Annakirche
DUESSELDORF - EMK             : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Evangelische Melancthon-Kirchengemeinde
     (or)  Evangelische Mathai-Gemeinde
DUESSELDORF - M               : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Shop facade
DUESSELDORF - S               : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Sparkasse
DUSSELDORF                    : GERMANY
  *See:  DUESSELDORF          : GERMANY
E
EMDEN                         : GERMANY      non-trad
   Rathaus
EMMERICH                      : GERMANY      trad
   St.Aldegundiskirche
EPPINGEN                      : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   Kath.Stadtkirche "Unsere Lieber Frau"
ERBACH/ODENWALD               : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Rathausturm
ERFURT                        : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Bartholomäusturm
Erfurt                        : Germany      great
   "Maria Gloriosa"
   Cathedral
ESCHWEGE                      : GERMANY      chime
   Rathaus
ESSEN                         : GERMANY      non-trad
   Deiterhaus
ESSLINGEN                     : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Altes Rathaus
ETTERZHAUSEN                  : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   St.Michael's Church
F
FLENSBURG                     : GERMANY      chime
   Nikolaikirche
FRANKFURT-AM-MAIN - B         : GERMANY-BRD  peal
   Bethlehemkirche
FRANKFURT-AM-MAIN - N         : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   Alte Nicolai-kirche
FRANKFURT-AM-MAIN - STB       : GERMANY      peal/great
   City peal
   Kaiserdom St.Bartholomäus
FRANKFURT-AM-MAIN - STB/2     : GERMANY      coll
   Kaiserdom St.Bartholomäus
FREIBERG                      : GERMANY      chime
   Rathaus
   [porcelain bells]
FREIBURG                      : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Ordinariat
FREIBURG-IM-BREISGAU - M      : GERMANY-BRD  peal
   Muenster
FREIBURG-IM-BREISGAU - RH     : GERMANY      non-trad
   Neues Rathaus
FUERTH                        : GERMANY      non-trad
   Rathaus
FULDA                         : GERMANY      peal
   Dom zu Fulda (Cathedral)
G
GEISA                         : GERMANY      trad
   St.Phillipus-und-Jacobuskirche
GELDERN                       : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Heilig-geist-kirche
GERA                          : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Rathausturm
GERMERSHEIM                   : GERMANY      non-trad
   Stadtverwaltung
Gifhorn                       : Germany      great
   Freiheitsglocke (Freedom Bell)
   Open Air Museum
GOETTINGEN - EK               : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Evangelische Kirche
GOETTINGEN - G                : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Glockenspiel
   Unidentified building
GOETTINGEN - JK               : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Jacobikirche
GOSLAR                        : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Ehemalige Stadtkämmerei (Old City Hall)
GOTHA                         : GERMANY      chime
   Innungshalle
GREIFENSTEIN                  : GERMANY-BRD  coll
   Museum of German Bells
GRIESHEIM                     : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Melanchthonkirche
GRUENSTADT                    : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Martinskirche (St.Martin's Church)
GUETERSLOH                    : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Rathausfassade
GUNZENHAUSEN                  : GERMANY      non-trad
   Glockenspiel
H
HAHNENKLEE                    : GERMANY      trad
   Gustav-Adolf-Stabkirche
HALLE                         : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Roter Turm (Red Tower)
HALTERN-AM-SEE                : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Rathausgiebel
HAMBURG - HG                  : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   RK Heiligegeist Kirche
HAMBURG - I                   : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   IGA Fair 1973
HAMBURG - S                   : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Shopping Centre
HAMBURG - STJ                 : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   St.Josephturm
HAMBURG - STN                 : GERMANY      trad
   St.Nicolaiturm
HAMBURG - UNK                 : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   (Unknown)
Hamburg                       : Germany      great
   Katharinakirche
Hamburg                       : Germany      great
   Michaeliskirche
HAMBURG-ALTONA                : GERMANY      trad
   Christianskirche
HAMELN                        : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Hochzeithausfassade
   (Wedding house; former Rathaus)
HANAU                         : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Alter Rathausturm
HANNOVER - A                  : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Aegidien-kirche
HANNOVER - H                  : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   Henrietten-Stiftung
   (Evang.Luth.Diakonissen Mutterhaus)
HANNOVER - M                  : GERMANY-BRD  peal
   Marktkirche St.Georgii et Jacobi
Hannover                      : Germany      great
   Marktkirche
HEIDELBERG                    : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   Neues Rathaus
HEIDENHEIM                    : GERMANY      chime
   Altes Rathaus (Elmar-Doch-Haus)
HEILGENHAFEN                  : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Freestanding bell frame
HEPPENHEIM                    : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Rathaus
HERRENBERG - 1                : GERMANY      trad
   Stiftskirche
HERRENBERG - 2                : GERMANY      peal
   Hauptgeläut
   Stiftskirche
HERRENBERG - 3                : GERMANY      peal
   Zimbelgeläut
   Stiftskirche
Herrenberg                    : Germany      great
   Glockenmuseum Stiftskirche Herrenberg
HILCHENBACH                   : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Sparkasse
HINTERZARTEN                  : GERMANY      chime
   Evangelische Kirche
HOEXTER                       : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Rathaus
HOHENLIMBURG                  : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Rathaus
HOLZMINDEN                    : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Stadthaus (or) Haus den Jugend
I
ILLERTISSEN                   : GERMANY      trad
   Stadtpfarrkirche St.Martin
ISNY                          : GERMANY      non-trad
   Glockenspiel am Gebäude am Mühlturm
   Architect's Office (now a residence)
J
JEVER                         : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Office building facade
K
KAISERSLAUTERN                : GERMANY      trad
   Stiftskirche
KAISERSWERTH                  : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Shopping Centre Kaiserswerth
KARL-MARX-STADT                 GERMANY-DDR
  *See:  CHEMNITZ             : GERMANY-DDR
KARLSRUHE - MS                : GERMANY      chime
   Musikhaus Schlaile
KARLSRUHE - RH                : GERMANY      non-trad
   Rathaus portico ceiling
KASSEL - K                    : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   Karlskirche (Prot.)
KEMPTEN                       : GERMANY      non-trad
   Building facade
KIEL                          : GERMANY      trad
   Klosterkirche
KOBLENZ                       : GERMANY      chime
   Johannishausfassade
KOELN - AR                    : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   Altes Rathaus
KOELN - B                     : GERMANY-BRD  peal
   (unknown)
KOELN - D                     : GERMANY-BRD  chime/great(3)
   Southwest tower
   Dom (Cathedral)
KOELN - DH                    : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Deichmannhaus
KOELN - H                     : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Dufthaus 4711
KOELN - K                     : GERMANY      peal/chime/great
   Kunibertkirche
   (Basilica of St.Cunibert)
KOELN - STM                   : GERMANY      trad
   Kirche St.Maria in der Kupfergasse
Köln (Cologne)                : Germany      great
   Kunibertkirche
Köln (Cologne)                : Germany      great
   "Johannes Paul II"
   Katholische Pfarrgemeinde St Aposteln
KONSTANZ                      : GERMANY      chime
   Mainau Island
KULMBACH                      : GERMANY      chime
   Sparkassegebäude
L
LEER                          : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Rathaus
LEIPZIG                       : GERMANY-DDR  non-trad
   Mädler-Passage (indoors)
   [porcelain bells]
LEMGO                         : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   St.Nicolaikirche
LEUTERSHAUSEN                 : GERMANY      chime
   Rathaus
   [porcelain bells]
LILIENTHAL                    : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Evangel. Hospital
LINZ AM RHEIN                 : GERMANY      non-trad
   Rathaus
LOESSNITZ                     : GERMANY      trad
   Johanniskirche Erzgebirge
   (Evang.Luth.Kirche)
LORSCH                        : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Altes Rathaus
LUEBECK                       : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   South tower 
   St.Mary's Church (Marienkirche)
LUENEBURG - R                 : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Rathausturm
   [porcelain bells]
M
MAGDEBURG - R                 : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Rathausturm
MAGDEBURG - STM               : GERMANY-DDR  peal
   Klosterkirche St.Marien
Magdeburg                     : Germany      great
   Cathedral
MAINZ - CK                    : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Christuskirche
MECKENHEIM                    : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Freestanding sculpture
MEISSEN - F                   : GERMANY-DDR  non-trad
   Frauenkirche
   [porcelain bells]
Meissen                       : Germany      great
   Dom (Cathedral)
MELLE                         : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   Rathaus
MICHELSTADT                   : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Evangelische Stadtkirche
MOEHRENDORF                   : GERMANY      non-trad
   St.Laurentius-Kirche
MOELLN                        : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Wohnstift Augustinum
MUEHLHAUSEN                   : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Kornmarktkirche
MUENCHEN - D                  : GERMANY      peal/great
   Dom (Cathedral) /Frauenkirche
MUENCHEN - JF                 : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Juwelier Fridrich
MUENCHEN - KB                 : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Kathol. Blindenanstalt
MUENCHEN - MH                 : GERMANY      trad
   Mariahilfkirche
MUENCHEN - NR                 : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Glockenspiel
   Neues Rathaus
MUENCHEN - O                  : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   Glockenstuhl
   Olympiapark
MUENCHEN - P                  : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Private estate
MUENSTER-IN-W. - LH           : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Landeshausturm
MUENSTER-IN-W. - U            : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Universitätsturm
MUNICH                        : GERMANY
  *See:  MUENCHEN             : GERMANY
Munich                        : Germany      great
   "Salvator"
   Mariahilfkirche
N
NEHEIM                        : GERMANY      chime
   Der Glockenstuhl
NEUMARKT                      : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Building facade
NEUSS                         : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Schützenglockenspiel
Neustadt                      : Germany      great(2)
   Stiftskirche
Niederalteich                 : Germany      great
   Klosterkirche Niederaltaich
NIERSTEIN                     : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Weingut St.Urbanshof
   (St.Urbanshof Winery)
NORDERSTEDT                   : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   Rathaus (Town Hall)
NUREMBERG                     : GERMANY      chime
   City-Point Shopping Center
O
OFFENBURG                     : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   Altes Rathaus
OFFENHAUSEN                   : GERMANY      non-trad
   St.Nikolaus Wehrkirche
OSNABRUECK                    : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Marienkirche
OTTWEILER                     : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Evangel.kirche
P
PADERBORN - B                 : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Blindenanstalt
   (Home for the blind)
PADERBORN - D                 : GERMANY-BRD  peal/great
   Dom
PADERBORN - KK                : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Kaufhaus Klingenthal
PASSAU - ARH                  : GERMANY      non-trad
   Altes Rathaus
   (Old Town Hall)
PASSAU - D                    : GERMANY      peal/great(3)
   North and south towers
   Stephansdom (St.Stephen's Cathedral)
PASSAU - P/1                  : GERMANY      trad
   Mobile carillon
   Glockengießerei Perner
PASSAU - P/2                  : GERMANY      chime
   Glockengießerei Perner
PFORZHEIM - EK                : GERMANY      chime
   Evangelische Kirche
PFORZHEIM - RH                : GERMANY      non-trad
   Neues Rathaus
PLOCHINGEN                    : GERMANY      chime
   Haus "Grüner Baum"
POTSDAM - E                   : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Ehrenhain (Memorial Grove)
   Alte Friedhof
POTSDAM - G                   : GERMANY-DDR  non-trad
   Glockenspiel zur Erinnerung
     an die Garnisonkirche
   Garnisonkirche memorial plaza
Q
(none)
R
RANSBACH                      : GERMANY      chime
   Clocktower
REGENSBURG - D                : GERMANY      peal/great(2)
   Dom (St.Peter's Cathedral)
REGENSBURG - STJ              : GERMANY      chime
   Stiftskirche St.Johann
RENDSBURG                     : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Altes Rathaus Fassade
RHEINE                        : GERMANY      non-trad
   Geschäftshaus
ROCKENHAUSEN                  : GERMANY      hybrid
   Turmuhrenmuseum (Tower clock museum)
ROSTOCK - Mobile              : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Konzertglockenspiel Olaf Sandkuhl
ROSTOCK - U                   : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Fünfgiebelhaus
ROTENBURG                     : GERMANY      chime
   Rotenburger Glockenspiel
   Rathaus
RUEDESHEIM                    : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   (unknown)
S
SAALFELD                      : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Park Bergfried Glockenturm
SAARBRUECKEN                  : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Rathausturm
SAARLOUIS                     : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Rathaus
SCHEYERN                      : GERMANY      peal/great(2)
   Klosterkirche Heilige Kreuz
SCHIRGISWALDE                 : GERMANY      trad
   Katholische Pfarrkirche
     St.Maria Himmelfahrt
SCHLITZ                       : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Turm der Vorderburg
SCHWALMSTADT                  : GERMANY      chime
   Private house
SCHWANDORF                    : GERMANY      chime
   Glockenspielturm
SCHWERIN                      : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Schlachtermarkt
SELB                          : GERMANY      chime
   Rathaus
   [porcelain bells]
SELIGENSTADT                  : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Rathaus
SIEGEN                        : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Das Untere Schloss (Dicke Turm)
SINDELFINGEN                  : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Open steel tower
SINN/DILLKREIS - 1            : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Traveling Carillon
   Fa.Rincker
SINN/DILLKREIS - 2            : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Fa.Rincker
SOLTAU                        : GERMANY      chime
   Bell pole
SONNEBERG                     : GERMANY-DDR  non-trad
   Rathaus
SPEYER                        : GERMANY-BRD  peal/great
   Imperial Cathedral Basilica
     of the Assumption and St.Stephen
STERKRADE                     : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Hochhaus Clock Tower
   (Stadtmittehaus)
STUTTGART                     : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Rathausturm
T
TRIER - D                     : GERMANY-BRD  peal
   Domkirche St.Peter
TRIER - FS                    : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Fa. Steipenbering
U
ULM - KA                      : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Kaufhaus Abt
   [porcelain bells]
ULM - M                       : GERMANY-BRD  peal
   Münster
UNTERSCHLEISSHEIM             : GERMANY      non-trad
   Rathaus
V
VILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN - 1    : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   North tower
   Münster Unser Lieben Frau
VILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN - 2    : GERMANY      non-trad
   South tower
   Münster Unser Lieben Frau
W
WECHSELBURG                   : GERMANY-DDR  trad
   Katholische Stiftskirche
WEILBACH                      : GERMANY      trad
   Alter Schulhof
WEINHEIM                      : GERMANY      chime
   Altes Rathaus
WIESBADEN                     : GERMANY-BRD  trad
   Marktkirche
WOCKLUM                       : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   (unknown)
WOLFENBUETTEL                 : GERMANY      chime
   Juwelier Gert Hungeling
WOLFSBURG                     : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Rathausturmfassade (northwest)
WORMS                         : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Dreifaltigkeitskirche
   (Trinity Church)
WUERZBURG - BW                : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Bürgerspital Weinhaus
WUERZBURG - N                 : GERMANY      trad
   Neubaukirche der Universität
WUERZBURG - STK               : GERMANY-BRD  peal
   Dom St.Kilian
WUPPERTAL-ELBERFELD           : GERMANY-BRD  non-trad
   Uhrenhaus Abeler
X
(none)
Y
(none)
Z
ZELLERFELD                    : GERMANY
  *See:  CLAUSTHAL-ZELLERFELD/Z : GERMANY
ZITTAU                        : GERMANY-BRD  chime
   Freestanding structure
   [porcelain bells]


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