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“Its a clocking work of architecture!”
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Big Ben
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Private Tour: Big Ben to Covent Garden Tour in London
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Private Half-Day Guided and Chauffered Tour of London
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London Walking Tour Including Fast-Track Westminster Abbey Visit and Changing...
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Temporarily Closed Elizabeth Tower is the name of the famous clock tower which stands at the Houses of Parliament. The name Big Ben is often used to describe the tower, the clock and the bell but the name was first given to the Great Bell. The Elizabeth Tower was completed in 1859 and the Great Clock started on 31 May. The Great Bell's strikes were heard for the first time on 11 July and the quarter bells first chimed on 7 September. All visits to Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower tours are now suspended due to refurbishment with the last tour having taken place on 16 December 2016. Tours are scheduled to resume in early 2020 once the work is complete. Visitors can still book tickets for a number of other tours at the Houses of Parliament which take place on Saturdays throughout the year and on weekdays during Parliamentary recesses.
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

A must see london iconic sight. Best seen @ night very easily accessible. The detailing is magnificent.

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Reviewed 28 July 2014

Hotel was just across the Thames from the Tower and we loved the view. It's crowded nearly all the time on the bridge; best in the late evening or the early morning. Beautiful architecture.

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Reviewed 28 July 2014

big ben is a must see attraction when your visiting London, if you can get there at new year, even better as the view is spectacular

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Reviewed 28 July 2014

If you are in London you have to see this, it is probably the most famous landmark. It is a clock tower and that is all it is. The architecture is nice, 10 minutes is enough to see it from the outside.

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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Perhaps the most iconic landmark in London. This is a great view whether on boat or land. It is very impressive to be right there. You can make half a day touring the Houses of Parliament and seeing Big Ben up close. A must-do.

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