Big Ben, London, United Kingdom

30 Mentions on Trippy

  • 2 mentions in What to do and where to go in England (london) ?

    • Philip D.

      Philip D. said, "...Park, Greenwich Park(great view), The Regent's ParkHampstead Heath (Great View) Cruise down the Thames on a Clipper boat 6 pound(ish) past Big Ben, London Eye, Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Rd, The Grenade, etc FREE Museums - National History, Victoria & Albert,..." See More

    • Jacqui T.

      Jacqui T. said, "...get used to the city and its layout. A suggested itinerary for your first day (wear your walking shoes!): Start at Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. Walk through St James's ParkWatch the Changing of the Horse GuardsSee Buckingham PalaceWalk through Green ParkVisit..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Where to visit for out first time out of the country?

    • chuck l.

      chuck l. said, "...with a lot of history and you get to see some important tombs in the church. like Robert Peel, Darwin, etc. Big Ben can be seen right outside westminster Victoria & Albert Museum is also great museum focusing more on statues and..." See More

    • Peter R.

      Peter R. said, "...Also go to the House Of Parliament and see Big Ben. Not far from there is the London Eye. A big ferris wheel right oh the Thames. Prices are a bit expensive, but maybe you can find some deals online or..." See More

  • 2 mentions in 2 week itinerary for London, Spain, and Germany?

    • Molly S.

      Molly S. said, "...it really depends on your particular interests. The London Eye is a great experience, and it's great to see sights like Big Ben, the House Of Parliament, and Buckingham Palace. If you like art, I'd recommend the Victoria & Albert Museum,..." See More

    • Juan Pablo U.

      Juan Pablo U. said, "...London Eye. If you like arts, you two most go to Saatchi Gallery. Don't miss to have a look at The Big Ben, biking / chilling at Hyde Park, and visit one or two of those markets like Camden Market. Check..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best itinerary for 3 days in London and 4 days in Paris

    • Anna G.

      Anna G. said, "...Definitely visit Greenwich Observatory and do take the boat to get there from Westminster. Of course you'll also have to see Big Ben and the House of Parliament. You can check online when the guard change happens in Buckingham Palace I think..." See More

    • Jen D.

      Jen D. said, "...on the River Thames, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace with St James' Park (they will love all the birds and white pelicans), Big Ben /Parliament Square. That is all within Central London which is one square mile. Easy to get around. Paris (just..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What tourist traps around the world are worth the visit?

    • David G.

      David G. said, "...from those positive qualities. In my travels, this includes The White House, Everglades National Park, Great Wall Of China, Tiananmen Square, Big Ben, Tower Of London, Vatican City, Colosseum - all were amazing for their own individual reasons, and I was..." See More

    • Jaleh N.

      Jaleh N. said, "...I don't usually recommend to people is London- it's really a city better appreciated when you get away from the lackluster Big Ben and things like that...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Must sees in London??

    • Sarah F.

      Sarah F. said, "...for a quiter time. And of course there is the centre with everything you've seen about London on TV (London Bridge, Big Ben, Oxford St) and a lot of shopping but also MANY people and tourists. I personally love the east..." See More

    • Ashley and Ryan R.

      Ashley and Ryan R. said, "...and do! Saint Paul's Cathedral is a must, it is gorgeous -- make sure you do the walk to the dome. Big Ben and House of Parliament are also musts(right next to each other) and Westminster Abbey is right across the way..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Help with an itinerary for 20 days in Europe

    • Edward S.

      Edward S. said, "...epicentre of punk, goth and also hippies, now a center for shopping - but still really fun to see) or visit Big Ben and other landmarks. Or you might wanna walk in the footsteps of some musical icon? Regarding Paris, Octoberfest and..." See More

    • Emily N.

      Emily N. said, "...thing (Buckingham Palace or House of Parliament), one historical site (Churchill War Rooms or Westminster Abbey) and one outdoor spectacle ( Big Ben or Trafalgar Square). Then just pick a neighborhood to walk around and get to know! Once you've done all..." See More

  • 1 mention in Newcomer to London

    • Kelly D.

      Kelly D. said, "...your Oyster card for a discount! From the river, you'll see some of London's renowned architecture, like the The Shard and Big Ben, but at a calm pace. Other recommendations: Borough Market(Borough Market): Try to go on a Thursday or Friday..." See More

  • 1 mention in Is New Years in London pleasant?

    • Michelle D.

      Michelle D. said, "...along the Thames to view the fireworks would be a great thing. Be warned though, any vantage point around London Eye Big Ben and House Of Parliament would be very crowded, as is Trafalgar Square - another NYE hotspot...." See More

  • 1 mention in Help us plan a week in London in May/June

    • Nat W.

      Nat W. said, "...always great to start South Bank Centre and walk along the river where you will see the House Of Parliament , Big Ben, London Eye and there is sometimes a food market near the National Theatre and a cute little arty..." See More

  • 1 mention in 3 Hour layover in London- enough time to leave the airport and explore?

    • Tamara S.

      Tamara S. said, "...30 min.Heathrow Express (the fastest and most expensive way to central London): 15min.Getting out of Paddington: 10-15min. Taking tube to see Big Ben (for example!): 15 min (minimum, if there's no crowd) Now, make the same trip back to Heathrow Airport, plus..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where to stay in London?

    • Damian M.

      Damian M. said, "...to walk to, the most attractive places I recommend are near Piccadilly Circus Travel Information Centre. St James's Park Buckingham Palace Big Ben Green Park Bridge St London Eye M&M's World Chinatown Hard Rock Cafe London Good luck! Damian...." See More

  • 1 mention in Fun things to do in London

    • Alexandra E.

      Alexandra E. said, "... Big Ben and parliament are must-sees, but all you can do is look at them. I enjoyed touring the Tower Bridge steeped in history! Bus tours are fun on the iconic busses. Also, Harrods is fun for the fashionista and foodie in..." See More

  • 1 mention in First time. Most kingdomly vivid places to see in 4 days. During holidays.

    • Ama U.

      Ama U. said, "...and most of it free. http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/ You can visit the London Eye, Big Ben, London Bridge and Tower Bridge. Tip: Although Big Ben are walking distance from the Southbank and The London Eye is on the Southbank you should buy a River..." See More

  • 1 mention in 4 days in London - Local insights on attractions and restaurants?

    • Krista N.

      Krista N. said, "...depends on what you are into! Of course you should see the major things -- Buckingham Palace, Changing of the Guards, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the London Eye -- but if you are looking for other options, also check out the..." See More

  • 1 mention in If money were no object, where would you go?

    • Cheryl W.

      Cheryl W. said, "...would spend spend 3 month traveling/hiking in Europe and I would visit Eiffel Tower, The LouvreBuckingham PalaceTower Bridge then go see Big Ben then Culzean Castlethen Edinburghthen off to see Dublinthen off to see the Brusselsthen the Matterhorn then off to Austriathen..." See More

  • 1 mention in Itinerary Check

    • Renate F.

      Renate F. said, "...like). Sit on the upper level and listen to the tour guide. You'll see many major sites such as Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Parliament Square, Westminster Abbey, the London Eye, the The Shard, St Pauls, the Tower Bridge, and Tower Of..." See More

  • 1 mention in How can my family make the most of our trip to London?

    • Laurel W.

      Laurel W. said, "...Victoria & Albert Museum are across the street from each other; the London Eye is near the House Of Parliament and Big Ben...." See More

  • 1 mention in Best place to take family with two teens/boys and one 22 year old/girl?

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...of a place; to really feel the pulse of the city. Walk along the Thames to the House of Parliament (and Big Ben Too!). If you prefer, you can take one of the many organized walking tour available. Themes run from Literary..." See More

  • 1 mention in 9 Hour Layover in London

  • 1 mention in Where to stay in London that's conveniently located for first timer

    • Terry L.

      Terry L. said, "...to stay in the Westminster section of London, this would place you near Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace, House Of Parliament & Big Ben, etc. The London Tube and city buses are everywhere, so you are going to want to obtain a..." See More

  • 1 mention in 9 hour layover in London! What can the 4 of us do in this time?

    • Michelle D.

      Michelle D. said, "...might look a little bleak, but there's still plenty of history to see like Nelson's Column at Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace Big Ben and the House Of Parliament. If the queues aren't too bad, you could even take a visit to Tower..." See More

  • 1 mention in Top ten must see places in Germany, France and UK

    • Megan O.

      Megan O. said, "...day. I went to Buckingham Palace , London Bridge , Tower Of London , Westminster Abbey , Thames River Boats , Big Ben, Mephisto Picadilly Circus and a few other places all without having to pay a dime outside of my..." See More