Big Ben

The clock tower

Introduction

What you are going to learn in this is about Big Ben. How much do you know about Big Ben?

It took them many years to build Big Ben it took them 34 years actually. Big Ben is a bell inside of the clock tower but they decided to nickname the clock tower Big Ben.

The reason Big Ben was built


The reason that Big Ben was built. The Palace of Westminster burn down. They needed a new parliament. Built to show London's strength & power. (Bigbenfacts.co.uk)

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Strength during war times

Symbolized strength during war times. It's was particularly notable during the Battle of Britain in the early days of World War II. The clock tower remained undamaged and continued to operate in defiance of the endless waves of German bombing raids. The clock showed that the British government was strong and powerful. (Bigbenfacts.com)

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The importance

The importance to the people of London. Today the monumental timepiece is one of London's best-known landmarks. The deep pealing of its bell is among the city's most familiar sounds. Londoners and tourists alike know the neo-gothic Victorian skyscraper as Big Ben. Big Ben today is one of the main attractions of England’s capital. (Bigbenfacts.com)

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Conclusion

The long building of big ben was a struggle but it was all worth it in the end.In conclusion Big Ben is a beautiful landmark and amazing to look at and is a big tourist attraction in London,England.

Work cited

"THE STORY OF BIG BEN." THE STORY OF BIG BEN. Web. 11 Dec. 2015


"THE BIG BEN." Big Ben. Web. 11 Dec. 2015.


"BigBenFacts." BigBenFacts. Web. 11 Dec. 2015