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Big Ben

London, SW1AUnited Kingdom

 020 7219 3000

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"Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Houses Of Parliament Shop, a walk through Hyde Park."  See More

"If it's your first time I would definetly go first to see the Big Ben while you have light."  See More

"Walk along the Thames to the House of Parliament (and Big Ben Too!"  See More

"Cruise down the Thames on a Clipper boat 6 pound(ish) past Big Ben, London Eye, Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Rd, The Grenade, etc"  See More

"Start at Big Ben and Westminster Abbey."  See More

"The sights 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."  See More

"Taking tube to see Big Ben (for example!"  See More

"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 following."  See More

"From the river, you'll see some of London's renowned architecture, like the The Shard and Big Ben, but at a calm pace."  See More

"You might wanna go to Camden Town and Camden Market (once the 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."  See More

"Just try to hit one museum (my vote is for either The British Museum or Tate Modern), one government/royal 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)."  See More

"London covers a lot of area so group together sites in the same area to save travel time, like the Shakespeare's Globe and Tate Modern are close to each other; the Natural History Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum are across the street from each other; the London Eye is near the House Of Parliament and Big Ben."  See More

"Big Ben can be seen right outside westminster Victoria & Albert Museum is also great museum focusing more on statues and architecture."  See More

"Also go to the House Of Parliament and see Big Ben."  See More

"Big Ben and House of Parliament are also musts(right next to each other) and Westminster Abbey is right across the way and great."  See More

"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."  See More

"As for sighting, in London: Tower Of London (get a free tour with one of the Beefeaters- hilarious and informative--plus your kids will love this place--you can climb very tight spiral staircases), river cruise 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."  See More

"Of course you'll also have to see Big Ben and the House of Parliament."  See More

"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 thrilled to have visited each one in their own right."  See More

"Surprisingly, the one city that has a ton of "tourist traps" that 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

"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

"I would spend spend 3 month traveling/hiking in Europe and I would visit Eiffel Tower, The Louvre Buckingham Palace Tower Bridge then go see Big Ben then Culzean Castle then Edinburgh then off to see Dublin then off to see the Brussels then the Matterhorn"  See More

"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!"  See More

"The London Eye is a great experience, and it's great to see sights like Big Ben, the House Of Parliament, and Buckingham Palace."  See More

"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."  See More

"Big Ben Nando's Victoria - Cardinal Place"  See More

"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 London and will get a good feel for the City."  See More

"You should endeavor to stay in the Westminster section of London, this would place you near Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace, House Of Parliament & Big Ben, etc."  See More

"Big Ben and parliament are must-sees, but all you can do is look at them."  See More

"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 London Pass."  See More

"Tip: Although Big Ben are walking distance from the Southbank and The London Eye is on the Southbank you should buy a River boat ticket from London Eye Pier and visit London Bridge and Tower Bridge and you can take the river boat all the way to Greenwich and see the Royal Observatory and Maritime Greenwich."  See More

"It is 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 area with small shops."  See More

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