I love these buildings! Pat said London did not have high-rises like in the cities in the states. It's really too bad that we no longer make buildings like these–so much character!
Big Ben— the largest four-faced chiming clock and the third-tallest free-standing clock tower in the world. Big Ben was originally the name given purely to the bell. Over the years, however, it has also become the name of the chimes, the clock tower, the mechanism and even the surrounding area. But no one is sure how the name Big Ben came to be used.