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Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and is generally extended to refer to the clock or the clock tower (formally known as Clock Tower of Westminster Palace, may be renamed Elizabeth Tower in honour of the Diamond Jubilee of (...)*

- "Designed by architect Charles Barry as part of the Palace of Westminster, The Clock Tower was completed in 1859." by Time Out London (likes: 41)
- "Olha só quem esteve por aqui, o "gatinho" Rodrigo Faro! E ele não foi lá pra dançar não, hahaha. Faro acompanhou as Olimpíadas 2012 e trabalhou bastante. E delííícia!!!" by Contigo! (likes: 33)
- "TRAVEL FACT: Built in 1856, this icon of London is the third-tallest free-standing clock tower in the world." by STA Travel U.S. (likes: 21)
- "...get the time off the largest four-faced chiming clock and the third-tallest free-standing clock tower in the world, which has been telling time since 1859." by Robert (likes: 19)
- "Though the bell has a crack in it and can't sound an E note, its chimed aria from Handel's Messiah is the undisputed aural symbol of London." by Frommer's (likes: 18)
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