More commonly referred Big Ben, The Elizabeth Tower is connected to The Palace of Westminster, looming over the River Thames in breath-taking style. Originally constructed in the 1030s, the medieval palace succumbed to a fire in 1834. This allowed the famous architects Charles Barry and Augustus Pugin to get to work creating the Gothic masterpiece we have today.
The world famous clock tower is a must see for any visitor to London. And the chimes of ‘Big Ben’ can be heard every hour for miles around. Join us for a tour to learn about its surprisingly gory past and its role in the UK’s Houses of Parliament.