"Big Ben" Big Ben Tip by littlesam1

Big Ben, London: 149 reviews and 225 photos

  Big Ben
by littlesam1

Every tourist who goes to London is obligated to take a picture of Big Ben. I know I had to have one. And I have seen so many VT pages with pictures of Big Ben. But I felt obligated to add one of my own.

Although I have seen hundreds of pictures of Big Ben and have seen it in movies, on television and in commercials I still was not prepared for the actual size and beauty of the tower and clock. Its really overwhelming when you get that first look at the famous Big Ben.

Just over to the left in the background is the London Eye. We did not get the opportunity to ride on the London Eye during our trip.

Address: Westminster, London SW1A 0AA
Directions: Nearest Tube, Westminster Station. Near Bridge St.
Phone: +44 20 7219 4272
Website: http://www.parliament.uk/bigben

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 15, 2003
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  • davidjo's Profile Photo
    Jun 3, 2015 at 5:52 PM

    I assume you now know that it is not a photo of Big Ben as Big Ben is the bell inside the tower


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