London Olympics 2012 – Cable Car over Thames

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Emirates Air Line is a gondola lift cable car link across the River Thames in London. From North Greenwich to the Royal Docks, opened on the 28 June 2012. One way ticket costs £3.60 on an Oyster card or £16 for 10 journeys. The Thames cable car operates from 7am-9pm Monday to Friday, 8am-9pm Saturday and 9am-9pm Sunday. Drive takes five minutes. The cable cars rise almost 300 feet. The cable car has the capacity to carry up to 2,500 people an hour in each direction, in one of 34 cabins. Passengers get a view of City, Canary Wharf, historic Greenwich, the Thames Barrier and the Olympic Park.

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When Was Big Ben Built?

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When most people heat the words “Big Ben” they immediately imagine the striking Victorian Gothic structure of the clock tower. Big Ben is a chiming clock, located at the north-eastern end of the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster, London.

- Big Ben was built to replace the Old Palace of Westminster destroyed by fire in October 1834
- The clock became operational on 7th September 1859
- Big Ben was designed by Charles Barry.
- The clock and its dials were designed by Augustus Pugin
- The total height of the tower is 316 feet
- The hour bell (Big Ben) is note E and weighs 13.5 tons
- The diameter of each of the four dials is 23 feet

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