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Westfield Stratford City East
Westfield Stratford City East Retail Theme

TOUR OF THE MONTH

The Princess Diana Tour
The Princess Diana Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th August 1989 Marchioness river crash disaster between cruiser and barge kills 30 people.

20th August 1978 Two dead after El Al crew ambushed in Mayfair.go to related location

20th August 1923 London harbor strike ends

20th August 1909 Born today: Andre Morell, London England, actor (Hound of the Baskervilles)

Big Ben....



Big Ben....

The name Big Ben actually refers to the 13-ton bell inside.

Location: Westminster, SW1A 0AA

Description: The great London landmark that is 'Big Ben', that spreads its timely view across the capital has a secret... 'Big Ben' does not refer to the tower or the clock face...but to the 13-ton bell inside! Well now you know!

Tagged in this Tour: Top 10 London Landmarks: Gold

Themes: QuirkyQuirky Theme  ArchitectureArchitecture Theme  HistoricalHistorical Theme
Ranking This Month: 1647/2805
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Big Ben....

The name Big Ben actually refers to the 13-ton bell inside.


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