Big Ben (Clock Tower)
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The Clock tower or St Stephen's Tower is 96 m high and was finished in 1858-1859. On top a clock with four 7m diameter faces is joined to a bell weighing 13 tonnes popularly known as Big Ben. If you need to reset your watch then do it here for the clock mechanism has been proven through the ages.


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