Houses of Parliament London Night Time Panorama

An example of Gothic Architecture the Houses of Parliament were constructed between 1840 and 1888. The panorama is taken outside the main tower near Westminster Bridge and the River Thames.

The tower stands 320 foot tall and is named after the largest bell, ‘Big Ben’ which weighs over 13 tons, and was cast in 1858 at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in East London.

View the panorama of the Houses of Parliament at Night, London (500K).

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Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.

1 Comment

  1. Peter - January 14, 2007

    Though the tower is commonly called Big Ben, properly, the tower is St Stephens Tower, only the bell is Big Ben.

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