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Workers of the Commune lay the foundations of the Peace Bell

Authorities from the Mayor's Office of the Citizen Power of Managua visited the place where the Peace Bell will be built, with the aim of supervising the progress of the work.

The work is in the casting stage of its foundations and is expected to be completed in the next 60 days.

This work is part of the recovery of the historical and cultural center of the city of Managua, in which the Avenida de Bolívar a Chávez, the Luis Alfonso Velásquez Flores park, the Paseo Xolotlán, the Puerto Salvador Allende, the Central Park, the Plaza de la Revolución, the Alexis Argüello Sports Center, the Michele Richardson swimming pool complex, which constitute a cultural and tourist corridor of the capital.

The Bell of Peace monument is made up of a tower with a total height of 17 meters, of which 1.76 meters will be used by the bell and will have a diameter of 1.8 meters and a weight of 7,690 pounds and its tone will be heard on the central part of the capital, through an automated system that will announce the hours, will ring every hour and a half hour, from 6:00 in the morning until 10:00 at night; The Angelus will also play at 6:00 in the morning, at noon and at 6:00 in the afternoon.

The design of the tower will have a rotating crown, with a viewpoint and access for its visitors, who will be able to enjoy the view of the historic center of the capital and know the mechanism of the peace bell, which will have the legend engraved: “Always Beyond… As Brothers and Sisters I will ring and play the hours, for my Homeland Nicaragua ”.

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