UK Big Ben Bell silents for 4 years starting from today. UK Big Ben Bell is one of the most historic and iconic clock towers around the world. The Big Ben bell has been standing still since 157 years and is making hourly sounds from 157 years. UK Big Ben makes sound every hour and unfortunately there’s a sad news for UK people who lives near Big Ben bell.
Wondering why UK Big Ben Bell gets silent for four years? Well, that’s because of some renovation works. The huge hammers of 13.7-tonne bell which struck the bell every hour from past 157 years will be disconnected from the Big Ben Bell. But the bongs in the bell will make sound only for some important and particular events like New Year’s Eve.