Golden Sunset over Big Ben, Westminster, London, England - Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster, we Brits use the word to describe the entire tower. The tower is 315 feet tall, it is a British cultural icon, recognised all over the world. Due to ground conditions since construction, the tower leans slightly to the north-west, by roughly 9 inches. On the dial of the Great Clock of Westminster, the hour hand is 9 feet long and the minute hand is 14 feet long. In front of the Houses of Parliament is the Westminster Bridge, which crosses the River Thames, it is 820 feet long. Behind Big Ben, you can see Westminster Abbey.
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