What is Big Ben?

What is Big Ben?If you thought that the clock in the tower of the Houses of Parliament in London was called Big Ben, you would be wrong. The tower itself is called St. Stephen’s Tower, while the clock is called the Westminster clock, and it is the bell that strikes the hour which is called Big Ben. This bell weighs thirteen tons. So it is no wonder that it is called Big Ben!

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