Glockenspiel

Ceremony in Celle

Set high up on a wall diagonally opposite the tourist office are 16 bells that play various tunes (including Papageno's song from Mozart's The Magic Flute) each day at 11am, 1pm and 5pm from April to October. Beneath them a box opens up and five carved figures of historical relation to the town – including city founder Duke Otto II and former resident Queen Caroline Mathilde – circle around on a track.

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