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Big Ben

4.6/5719 Reviews
Historical Architecture

Business Hours

Sun - Sat 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Elizabeth Tower - Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA
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About Big Ben

Big Ben is located to the north of London's Collegiate Church of St. Peter in Westminster atop a 98-meter-tall clock tower. The clock face is brightly illuminated whenever the Houses of Parliament are in session. The giant clock represents England's classic culture. It is a landmark of the City of London and a source of pride for the people of England. Whenever London is used as the setting for a film, you can be absolutely certain to catch a glimpse of Big Ben. Although it is commonly known as Big Ben, the clock tower was renamed Elizabeth Tower in honor of Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

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  • 蔡芷涵
    5.0

    Big Ben, or Big Ben, is the nickname for the clock of the Clock Tower, a bell tower attached to the Parliament Hall. It is a bell tower situated in the north of Parliament Building on the Thames River in London, UK. It has a big bell, named "Big Ben". It is one of the landmarks of London. In 1859, the bell was made by Sir Benjamin Hall, then the British Minister of Works, and it cost 27,000 pounds to cast. The bell tower is 95 meters high, 9 feet in diameter and weighs 13.5 tons. The bell weighs 21 tons and rings every 15 minutes. Every hour, according to Greenwich Time, the bell makes a heavy, clanking sound, and the echo of the bell can be heard miles away. As the symbol of London and Britain, Big Ben is the symbol of London. Everyone who goes to London for sightseeing does not want to go around the Bell Tower and stand on the Parliament Bridge to enjoy the unique architecture of London. Big Ben is huge and gorgeous. The area of four clocks is about two square meters. Big Ben has been announcing the time of London City since 1859, and has been doing so for nearly a century and a half, although it has split twice and been reopened during this period. Now Big Ben's bell still sounds clear and pleasant.

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  • 徐团
    5.0

    Big Ben, also known as Big Ben, is a big clock on the bell tower at the north end of the British Parliament Building. It was built on the Thames River in 1858 and is nearly 100 meters high. Almost every visitor to Britain will come here for a group photo. It has also become one of London's landmarks. The bell tower rings every fifteen minutes, giving off the classic melodious Westminster bell, and at the same time sounds a deeper resonance bell. Now, the bell tower also has a beautiful name, Elizabeth Tower, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne. The famous Big Ben is the symbol of the Parliament Building. Visitors will take pictures with the Parliament Building and Big Ben on Westminster Bridge.

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  • juki235
    5.0

    No building can represent London and Britain like Big Ben. It's so famous. Big Ben, connected with the British Parliament Building, is a masterpiece of Gothic Renaissance architecture, magnificent. It is situated on the Thames River. Now Big Ben is being repaired. Now it has a white background. But according to the guide, the background color of Big Ben will turn green after repairing. It's interesting to imagine.

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  • 201****891
    5.0

    The adjunct building of the British Parliament Hall is also the landmark building of London. Countless appearances have been made in TV dramas or movies set in London, England. Even tourist souvenirs peddled by street vendors have their own features. The door is guarded by the police uncle. They can't go near, they can only look at it from afar. It's very grand. On the Thames River, you can see it from a long distance, especially at sunset, when the sunset is close to the city skyline, it is more interesting.

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    Reviewed on 1489635103000
  • 梓懿
    5.0

    This is a very worthwhile scenic spot, Gothic architecture classic atmosphere, the lines are extremely beautiful!! Photographs can't reflect the magnificence captured by the real eye. It's very shocking! __________ The whole building is golden when the sunset sets. It's very brilliant! Big Ben is the old name, the official name is Elizabeth Tower, the Bell Tower attached to the British Parliament Hall, ringing every fifteen minutes, very punctual! The four-sided circular clock disc has meticulous carving and decoration! Big Ben is only open to British citizens, but foreigners can visit the parliament hall free of charge.

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  • 门子乀
    5.0

    Big buildings, whether day or night, are so fascinating that people can't help stopping for them. They can only take panoramic views of the street when they are self-portraits. OK. The bad thing about traveling alone is that nobody can take beautiful pictures for you when you don't want to find a passer-by. I was deeply impressed by the atmosphere of London's ancient attractions and the surrounding human scenery. Some people have said that if you've been to London, you'll never be able to go to another city. On the other side of the river, you can photograph the whole building complex of the Parliament Building, which is very spectacular in the afterglow of the sunset.

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  • 悠然上路
    5.0

    London's landmark buildings and the building complex of the Order Tower are magnificent and charming. When you get to the place where London will go, there are many attractions near Big Ben, such as London Eye and Westminster Cathedral. It feels more beautiful at night. Unfortunately, there is no time. If you have the chance next time, you must go once at night.@

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  • M13****379
    5.0

    It's worth visiting. When it's sunny, there's a great view of Britain. It's the world's first landmark building. Flying pig nets to buy one get one, can take a shortcut, especially thanks to Ma Yun so that we have a strong sense of superiority abroad.

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  • Bonnie_Shi
    5.0

    Bigben is now called Elizabeth Tower. It is one of the most famous Gothic buildings in the world. It is almost the earliest impression of Britain when you first learn English. It is an integral part of the Capitol and a typical representative of Britain. It's beautiful from the direction of Westminster Abbey or from the bridge. Big Ben was built on April 10, 1858. The bell tower is 95 meters high, 7 meters in diameter and weighs 13.5 tons.

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  • 周游列国
    5.0

    Big Ben is a clock on the clock tower of the British Parliament Building. It was built in 1858 and rings every fifteen minutes. It is a symbol and symbol of Britain and London. Unfortunately, the interior is only open to native people, and only the exterior can be seen.

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