Big Ben (Clock Tower)

Interesting
The Clock tower or St Stephen's Tower is 96 m high and was finished in 1858-1859. On top a clock with four 7m diameter faces is joined to a bell weighing 13 tonnes popularly known as Big Ben. If you need to reset your watch then do it here for the clock mechanism has been proven through the ages.

Useful information

Address:

Bridge, SW1 London

Opening hours

closed to non-British visitors

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