What do people see in Big Ben?
Big Ben is the name of the largest bell in the London Clock Tower. Visitors can see the clock workings, the bells and the clock faces after climbing the 300 odd steps to the platform. It is not open to the public but UK residents can apply to their local MP in advance for an excursion if they are healthy to climb.
Thousands of people visit London and Big Ben daily. It is a tourist attraction although not open to the public.
See the related link below for a picture of the Big Ben Clock Tower.
Yes. It is really pretty to see at night.
Most people sight see it as a mere means of pleasure.
A ticket to big ben costs £90.99
because i love the big ben so much i went to see it!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMG
Big Ben is the bell that chimes to tell people the time
Yes. It is a very famous landmark in London and attracts many tourists. Big Ben actually refers to the bell inside the tower, so most people only ever see the tower and it is incorrectly often just called Big Ben.
Big Ben is the bell inside the tower, but people just call the tower 'big ben' Posted by Jm
Technically, very few people see Big Ben as that's the name of the bell in the Clock Tower which is part of the Palace of Westminster. To actually see the bell, an appointment and some stamina is required to climb up 334 steps. Six million people visit London each year, and most of them will visit Westminster and see the clock tower.
You can see the clock tower free at the Palace of Westminster. There is no public access to the actual clock and the bell called Big Ben.
Big ben is a frame structure because people can go inside of it
Big Ben is the 14 ton bell inside the Clock Tower of the Palace of Westminster. However, many people refer to the clock itself as Big Ben. As the time slowly changes, the hands of the clock will show different angles. That's the only connection that I can see.
Well to be honest no one can actually see big ben Because Big Ben is actually a bell that's why you hear the sound. Big Ben is called Big Ben because there used to be a man who was realy fat and very tall so massive used to work at the parlemetory house so they thought it was a good idea to name a bell after him his name was Benjaman Zaspheer.
yes it is possible to go inside the big ben! but it is not open to the public!
Hard to tell, because Big Ben is usually only open to visitors by personal invitation. However, it is seen from outside by thousands of tourists (and Londoners) every day.
Big Ben is the nickname of the Great Bell although people now refer to the clock and its tower as Big Ben.
Big Ben is actually the 14 ton Great Bell of the clock in the Palace of Westminster. However, people now refer (incorrectly) to the clock and its tower as Big Ben.
Big Ben. Strictly speaking, Big Ben is the nickname of the 14 ton Great Bell, not the clock tower, although people now call the clock and tower Big Ben. Big Ben
Big Ben doesn't need to be restored as it is in good condition and fully working.
Telling the time. It's a big clock.
Big Ben isn't normally open to the public so the only way that you can see it is from standing on the street outside. Because of that, it isn't possible to count numbers but it would be highly unlikely that anyone would come to London as a tourist and NOT see Big Ben.
The people of Britain and their Government.
Big Ben was built for the people of London so they were able to tell the time. Not many people would have watches in those early days.
Yes it does. Big ben chimes every hour at the start of each hour and chimes 13 times. The 13th chime will sound different though. The tower isn't called big ben the clock is But people refer to it as big ben.
No, but see the related question below.
Big Ben, although people often refer (incorrectly) to the clock and tower as Big Ben.
Big Ben is actually the nickname of the 14 ton bell inside the clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, but most people call the clock Big Ben. Big Ben was named after Sir Benjamin Hall who was Commissioner of Works when the bell was installed.
Yes, Big Ben is still called Big Ben.
lots of people worked in big ben(st.stephens tower!) like that man on the pole in tavalger square its was such a goos sight
Big Ben is the popular name for the clock tower at the United Kingdom Houses of Parliament. Strictly speaking "Big Ben" is the largest bell in the clock. There is a guided tour available, but only for UK residents - see the link below.
It's a tourist attraction!
The Victorian builders.
you will have to go to London England
Big Ben Texas has more than one million acres of public lands, which include Big Ben National Park. The population of Big Ben is very densely populated with only 183 people living in the area.
It isn't possible to visit inside Big Ben as an overseas tourist. British tourists can visit inside Big Ben only on invitation by their own Member of Parliament. Most visitors to London will want to see Big Ben but that can only be done from outside the building. The most popular paid for tourist attraction in London is the London Eye which is located adjacent to Big Ben.
Big Ben. However, strictly speaking, Big Ben is the nickname of the 14 ton bell of the clock, but over time people have been referring to the clock and the tower as Big Ben
'Big Ben' is actually the 14 ton bell inside the clock, but over the years people have started calling the clock itself Big Ben. It was named after Sir Benjamin Hall who was Commissioner of Works when the bell was installed.
First of all, what most people call 'Big Ben" is in fact St. Stephen's clock tower This tower contains a clock and a chime. Big Ben is the largest of the bells that are used to play the "Westminster" chime; it sounds the hours. In fact you can't see Big Ben even from Westminster Bridge, never mind from space, because it is hidden inside the tower. If the question is 'can you see St. Stephen's… Read More
Although many people refer to the large clock at the Houses of Parliament as Big Ben, Big Ben is actually the name given to the 14 ton bell inside the clock tower and not the clock itself. Big Ben was named after Sir Benjamin Hall who was Commissioner of Works when the bell was installed.
Big Ben is synonymous as the Great Bell, the Clock and the Tower in which it is encased. Big Ben was supposedly named after Sir Benjamin Hall who was Commisioner of Works when the bell was installed. The people of London started calling it Big Ben and the name stuck. It was going to be named after Queen Victoria originally though.
Big Ben chimes every 15 minutes but because of traffic noise you would have to be quite close to hear it.
Because it is famous and to hear it chiming.
how tall is big ben
Big Ben was not rebuilt.
You can see then both in London, England.
Big Ben is actually the bell in the clock tower. So, Big Ben has a clapper in it.
The United Kingdom is famous for Big Ben. Big Ben is a very tall clock in the center of the capital. A lot of people from all over the world come to see this wonderful sight. London is located in england, the geographic coordinates are 51 30 N, 0 10W.
Big Ben cost around about 500,000 pounds and the height of Big Ben is 316ft