Discover how and why the Elizabeth Tower, the Great Clock, and the Great Bell, Big Ben, were built.
Operational Days: Saturday
Meeting Point: Westminster Abbey Shop at 9:15 am
Explore Westminster Abbey, The Houses of Parliament, and Big Ben!
On this London sightseeing tour you find out interesting information relating to the role and function of MPs, Lords, and key officers across parliament. You also discover how and why the Elizabeth Tower, the Great Clock, and the Great Bell, Big Ben, were built.
We start in our meeting point, the entrance of the Westminster Abbey at 9:15 am to have a little tour by the Abbey from the hand of our expert local guide and then you continue to the Parliament at 11:30 am. There, the guide gives an explanation outside and you can discover the inside by yourself with an audio guide.
The ostentatious facade of the building offers a picturesque view while the golden spires and statues of kings are reflected in the river. The palace is flanked by the Victoria Tower. Find out about the history of the Elizabeth Tower, from the first medieval clock tower built in the old Palace of Westminster to the design and construction of the present Elizabeth Tower.
Big Ben has become one of the most famous images of London, and one of the main symbols of the city and the structure of Palace of Westminster is considered World Heritage by UNESCO since 1987. Discover these icons of London on this tour!
- Entrance to the Parliament & Westminster Abbey
- Professional guide
- Optional tips
- Drinks and food
- Views of Westminster and the Parliament
- See London’s most famous symbols: The Big Ben
- Visit World Heritage Sites by UNESCO