Britain’s Houses of Parliament – Keep Calm and Wander

Author: , January 29th, 2017

Houses of Parliament

Behind the iconic Big Ben is the Houses of Parliament. This is where the House of Commons and the House of Lords sit down together to make laws. Yes, it’s here where laws are introduced and debated for the greater good of the British people. Visitors are actually allowed to go in here via a guided tour. It is advised to book ahead.

If you look at it from across River Thames, this neo-Gothic building has three towers. And the most famous of all is the Clock Tower where the famous bell, nicknamed as Big Ben, continues to ring.

Here are 10 interesting facts I learned about the Houses of Parliament in London

1. It’s also called Palace of Westminster. Well, obviously, it is a palace!

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