Big Ben, also known as the Elizabeth Tower, is one of the most fascinating sights in London, England. Standing at a height of 316 feet Big Ben is the second-tallest clock tower in the world! Although Big Ben is just a clock tower, it still has many interesting facts about it's whole life, living in London. Such as, the way it was built and the construction delay during construction. Also, how the Great Bell (Big Ben) and minute hands were put in and how they work. Lastly, about how the people of London celebrate the anniversaries of Big Ben and how they change the time for Daylight Saving time. Probably knowing how Big Ben came to be would be the most important.
The Great Bell and clock hands
150th anniversary and Daylight Savings time
As a result, Big Ben still is known for its fascinating features about the way it was made and its features that intrigue everyone that live around it. Even the people who live across oceans still notice the way it stands, tall and majestic, against the setting sun. Although Big Ben is just a clock tower, it still has many interesting facts about its whole life, living in London. To remember Big Ben and all its amazing details and facts about it, are cool to think about when you know about how everything was structured and how such a wonderful clock tower came to be.
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