Probably the most renowned clock in the world, the affectionally named Big Ben, stands at 96m tall. A symbol of elegance that is recognised the world over is one of the most photographed buildings worldwide.
Big Ben is steeped in British history, surviving six monarchs and over forty prime ministers it is in itself a rich tale shadowed in drama, intrigue and politics. Discover why it was built, the engineers and clockmakers who created this horological masterpiece and the incredible efforts being made to restore Big Ben to its former glory, even exceed it.
When you are planning your next stay at Mercure London Hyde Park be sure to visit Big Ben and other regal tourist attractions in and around Westminster.Book Now