Big Ben

Big Ben
Big Ben
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Although popularly used to describe the clock tower, 'Big Ben' is in fact the name of the 13.5 ton bell which strikes the hours. It was cast at the Whitechapel Foundry in 1858. The tower stands 320 ft.

See Also: Houses of Parliament

Opening Hours:
Advance bookings only

Address: Westminster, SW1

Website: Big Ben

Nearby Stations: Westminster Station

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