Elizabeth Tower (Elizabeth Tower), used to be called Big Ben (Big Ben), namely the Westminster Clock Tower, one of the world famous gothic architecture, the landmark building in London, the British parliament hall attached Big bell Tower, Clock Tower), in June 2012, the British declared the famous London landmarks "Big Ben" Clock Tower was renamed the "Elizabeth Tower".
Elizabeth tower is located in London, England on the river Thames of a bell tower, is one of the landmarks of London.The tower is 95 meters tall, 7 meters in diameter and weighs 13.5 tons.It rings Westminster bells every 15 minutes.Since the Jubilee line was built, Big Ben has been affected, with measurements showing it tilts towards the northwest by about half a metre.
The Elizabeth tower, completed on April 10, 1858, is the largest bell in England.The tower is 320 feet tall, the minute hand is 14 feet long, the clock is covered by a staff, and the face of the clock strikes the hour every hour when parliament is in session.The clock will be stopped during the change of time between summer and winter every year to repair, exchange and tune the clock.
On August 14, 2017, the house of Commons said that Big Ben will be repaired for four years. It is expected that Big Ben will not be able to sound again until 2021.Big Ben chimes at exactly 9am on November 10, 2017, in preparation for the commissioning of armistice day celebrations.