Big Ben & Houses of Parliament

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Big Ben & Houses of Parliament
Parliament Square
London
United Kingdom
SW1

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7219 4272

Most People know the sights of London's Houses of Parliament and Big Ben aside the river Thames, though Big Ben is Not the clock tower itself, but the actual clock inside the tower is named 'Big Ben' was finished in 1859, the tower itself was actually built in Australia, shipped to London, and given as a gift to the British people.
This building really offers a spectaculair view from accross the river Thames, the neo-gothic windows arches and ornamentation display such a very fragile lacelike structure that you can hardly imagine they support a solid building.

Big Ben is the colloquial name of the Clock Tower of the Palace of Westminster in London, and an informal name for the Great Bell of Westminster, the largest bell in the tower and part of the Great Clock of Westminster. Coordinates: 51°30'2.6N, 0°7'28.6W. The clock tower is at the northeastern end of the building, the home of the Houses of Parliament, and contains the famous striking of Big Ben.

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