The glass spire of the 271-foot-tall Bell Tower, soaring heavenward along the Swan River in Barrack Square, forms an instantly recognizable feature of the Perth skyline. Enclosed within are the 18 Swan Bells, a dozen of them vintage royal bells that originally hung and pealed in the St Martin-in-the-Fields church on Trafalgar Square in London. Definitely try "swinging" by at noon on Mondays, Thursdays, and Sundays when the Swan Bells are doing their lovely change ringing. Even when the Swan Bells aren't chiming, the Bell Tower's worth a visit: Ascend to the Observation Deck, and you'll feast on a panoramic view of Perth, the Swan River, and the Darling Scarp.
Stretching some 2.5 miles between Mill Point and Ellam Street, the esplanade ribbon of the South... Read more