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Big Ben

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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...more
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| Elizabeth Tower - Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA, England
+44 20 7219 3000
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Reviewed October 28, 2011

It was amazing to see Big Ben. And walking around you could hear the bell ring on every quarter hour.

Thank Theresa J
Reviewed October 27, 2011

Great building and well worth the visit - Do it kept really clean

Thank liver070
Reviewed October 26, 2011

The entire area around Parliament is wonderful but Big Ben itself is really only worth a quick photo as you walk by. There is no great place for a clear photo as it is always busy (with people taking photos.)

Thank dmcronin
Reviewed October 26, 2011

Hadn't seen Big Ben at night before so we waited til dark and caught the Tube to Westminster to have a gander. Came out of the station but couldn't see Big Ben, until we looked up! Much more impressive in the night with the Houses...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2011

It is much bigger, than I expected. Unfortunalty it was not possible to enter and see it from the inside, but it is an experience also from outside. Check it if you are in London.

Thank Brad S
Reviewed October 24, 2011

When in London you've got to see Big Ben it is amazing to see it for real

Reviewed October 24, 2011

Big Ben is beautiful and don't miss the chimes either! If you want a nice picture cross River Thames and get a shot from the other side...the view on the bridge of the river is beautiful as well.

Thank Pellaz-CA
Reviewed October 23, 2011

Just a few blocks from the Park Plaza County Hall Hotel

Thank Dee H
Reviewed October 22, 2011

A must see site! Have your photo taken in front of Big Ben and walk through parliament.

Thank travelbird80
Reviewed October 21, 2011

Alongwith the House of Parliament - Big Ben is the face of London and its identity.

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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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December 2, 2018|
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Response from globetrottingYankee | Reviewed this property |
This is not a question seeking a specific information, but a rhetorical skeptical statement or a complaint that should be addressed to the corporate office of TripAdvisor...Posted reviews are personal impressions of their... More
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Response from Kiararamirez | Reviewed this property |
True, but if you refer to it as Elizabeth Tower, a lot of people will not know what you're talking about
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Response from Martin5192 | Reviewed this property |
I believe its August 2021 😐