Church bell ringers

Church bell ringers

Although most church bells in Italy are now automated with press button bell systems, the sound used to be made manually with rope pulling.

Barga, a medieval town in the province of Lucca, revived the ancient tradition wherein the bells are rung by hand.

Here’s a video showing the traditional method of bell ringing in Barga, Tuscany.

Video from youtube

Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life- Anna Akhmatova

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