Here are some interesting Facts about Big Ben!!
- Big Ben is 177 years old.
- The persons who built the Big Ben, was Agustus Pugin and Charles Barry.
- Big Ben was built in 1859.
- Big Ben is called Big Ben Because the bell inside Big Ben is very Big and heavy, it weighs more than 13 tons, that’s why you call it Big Ben.
- The height of Big Ben is 96 meters.
- Big Ben has 334 steps.
- Big Ben was built because The Palace of Westminister was destroyed by fire in 1834. In 1844, it was decided the new buildings for the Houses of Parliament should include a tower and a clock. A massive bell was required and the first attempt.
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