Big Ben London face

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Source: onetripatatime.com

On May 31, 1858, the sound of Bigben first sounded around Westminster. British parliament building on the banks of the River Thames. And the 'Big Ben' placed in it is the face of London. This renowned establishment is widely known around the world. When the British Parliament House decided to construct a new building in 1844, it was decided to set up a tower and a watch. The tower was named St. Stephen Tower. In 2012, the tower was renamed the Elizabeth Tower in the name of Queen Elizabeth II. The Elizabeth Tower and the clock are commonly known as the Big Ben. It is one of the most attractive and spectacular establishments in the city of London. Outside from the distance, it is seen from the four rounds set around the tower. But inside it is a big hour; Which can not be seen from the outside. The hour's weight is more than 13 tons. The bells are heard from the BBC

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The diameter of the Big Ben clock is 7 meters in diameter. The minute's thorn length is 14 feet and weighs about 100 kg. The clock has been used in every dial of 312 pieces of glass. Four nights at night are beautifully enlightened - which became visible.

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