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No matter where you are in the world you can hear the chimes of Big Ben - perhaps BBC World Service is an icon too for providing the contact with home.

Comment on Big Ben posted 2007-03-30 by Geoff Elkin from Stafford


Comment on Big Ben

There is only one Big Ben and this represents Great Britain

Comment on Big Ben posted 2007-03-02 by Barry Gregory from Sleaford Lincs


Comment on Big Ben

Big Ben is the most remarkable clock I have ever seen, and most likely the most famous clock in the world. It is a mechanical wonder. The sound of its bells ringing is like music to my ears.

Comment on Big Ben posted 2007-01-04 by Paul Visser from Pretoria, South Africa


Comment on Big Ben

Big Ben with it's unique shape that adorns thousands of souvenirs of England, along with its quarterhourly chime, which is also used by every BBC newscast, has to be the quintessentially English icon of all time...

Comment on Big Ben posted 2006-12-27 by Scott Muenger from Charlotte, North Carolina, USA


Comment on Big Ben

Who doesn't think of big ben when they think of england????? Big Ben is the almighty english clock! Other english things...hmm.are : rain, clouds, more rain, big ben, rain again, double decker red buses, big ben, rain...

Comment on Big Ben posted 2006-12-04 by jem from here


Comment on Big Ben

I am Chinese. I like Big Ben too!

Comment on Big Ben posted 2006-10-13 by HK from HH


Comment on Big Ben

It is ours!!!!! I took a blind friend up the clock tower (all 334 steps!) and we were standing beside Big Ben when it struck 12 -- awesome!!!!

Comment on Big Ben posted 2006-09-12 by PAT DURRELL from IPSWICH


Comment on Big Ben

How is it that no Brit has suggested the most famous landmark on the planet? It had to be a Texan!

Comment on Big Ben posted 2006-08-07 by Gerald W. Lee from Schertz, Texas USA


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Big Ben is the most famous clock in England. It is seen in the background of news broadcasts from London. It still travels the world on HP sauce bottles. Big Ben is London.

Comment on Big Ben posted 2006-07-19 by Mary Nolan from Perth, Western Australia


Comment on Big Ben

Because if you say 'Big Ben' to someone, they are more then likeyly to recognise it as being in England

Comment on Big Ben posted 2006-06-12 by Alex Hartke from UK


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