Some people are impossible to impress. Imagine a person who looks at a 5,000-year-old monument and downplays it as a pile of rocks. Or someone who goes to a castle that was originally built in 1068 and calls it a 'Disneyland wannabe'.

They shouldn't be allowed to visit the United Kingdom. But they're not only traveling to the country, they're trashing it public on Tripadvisor, leaving one-star reviews to some of the world's top attractions.

I just hope they're doing it as a joke, otherwise we have to call the Queen and tell her she needs to sign a few deportation papers ASAP!

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Sargundeep Singh
Community Member
2 months ago

He's right! We've been fooled all these years!

Tabitha L
Community Member
2 months ago

Big Ben is the bell, not the clock?

Chewie Baron
Community Member
2 months ago

Correct. It was known as St Stephen's Tower, but was renamed Elizabeth Tower to honour Queen Elizabeth II for her Golden Jubilee. Which nicely bookends the Palace of Westminster as the large tower is named after Queen Victoria, the current monarch's great great grandmother.

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Chyppa Homer
Community Member
2 months ago

Let's agree not tell this guy, that it's actually a big bell. Shhh...

Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
2 months ago

I wonder if people actually realise you can go inside and do a tour (pre COVID obviously). It’s great inside.

Bob Belcher
Community Member
2 months ago

It's the first tower clock in England and it changed how people lived. It was a huge deal back then. Now, yeah it's just a big old clock. But it is a significant part of history.

Tiari
Community Member
2 months ago

Nah, the Salisbury Cathedral clock is 500 years older.

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Just another bot
Community Member
2 months ago

That's like meeting Jason Momoa and instead of immediately hyperventilating and going into butterflies stroke, you're like, so it's a guy?

STress the Terrible
Community Member
2 months ago

Actually, it's the big bell... 🤓

Tara Curry
Community Member
2 months ago

They did say it was going digital once (as an April Fool's joke.)

Harley Hoglin
Community Member
2 months ago

It is digital on Futurerama. But that is thousand years from now.

Gurt B. Frobe
Community Member
2 months ago

Bender Bending Rodriguez, please confirm.

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Pseudo Puppy
Community Member
2 months ago

Because it was an engineering feat, when constructed. That's the reason for the hype. Just like the Mona Lisa isn't "just another painting".

Everybody Say Love!
Community Member
2 months ago

Also Gothic architecture. I think it's gorgeous!

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jevais
Community Member
2 months ago

Culture, history has nothing to do with Disneyland. All these rednecks shouldn't travel as they're incapable to appreciate our European history and treasures. Save your money and stay at home.

JustCallMeKat
Community Member
2 months ago

lol its like saying 'tea is just nice-smelling water'

Diana Dodd
Community Member
2 months ago

Do the world a favor and stay home.

rachel carter
Community Member
2 months ago

Clearly someone who doesn't know much about history... It's pretty cool seeing some of these attractions in person

Lynn Morello
Community Member
2 months ago

How many clocks can actually have been said to be operational since 1859?

elfin
Community Member
2 months ago

That clock has lasted longer than you will, buddy.

Cathy Carey
Community Member
2 months ago

Just so you know, Big Ben is the bell in the tower not the tower or the clock.

Linda Robinett
Community Member
2 months ago

Some people just don't get it. I doubt if they will replace it.

Mike Congdon
Community Member
2 months ago

🤣 Being from the UK,, I totally agree 👍

Pauline Bennett
Community Member
2 months ago

It's antique assholes.

Judy Windham Saunders
Community Member
2 months ago

Why do people who care nothing about history and architecture go to places so rich in history and architecture? Take you kids to Disneyland. You know, that Kiddie park.

JJM
Community Member
2 months ago

No it's not you moron!

Jacqui Dunn
Community Member
2 months ago

Big Ben isn't the clock, anyway.

Fred Bigox
Community Member
2 months ago

Big ben is actually the Bell inside the tower at the palace of westminster and not the clock

Laura Jones
Community Member
2 months ago

i am sure i was told once that Big Ben is just the bell not the clock and tower

Roger Orton
Community Member
2 months ago

Big Ben is not the clock it is the bell,if you are going to visit the UK at least learn something about it first.

Shopper East
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

"Just" a clock? Well, there's a huge tower and really big bell too. Otherwise, there'd be be this huge clock just hanging in the sky. Is that what you saw? "Just" a huge clock hanging in the sky? Wow! That must have been some good stuff you were smoking! LOL

Stannous Flouride
Community Member
2 months ago

"Big Ben" is the name of the bell, not the clock. It is in the Elizabeth Tower and marks the time of the Great Clock.

Graham Redfern
Community Member
2 months ago

It’s not a clock, it’s a bell.

Trevor Kyle
Community Member
2 months ago

Typical. Big Ben is not a clock but a bell. Very very few people see Big Ben

PurpleUnicorn
Community Member
2 months ago

Nah, Big Ben is the bell inside the tower, which is called St Stephens tower

Michael Hill
Community Member
2 months ago

The barbarians are at The Gate. I'm surprised he looked up long enough from his mobile phone to even notice it.

Merek Geiger
Community Member
2 months ago

It is a DAMN big clock! I have been to the top of the tower and seen the mechanism. Climbed the 300 or so steps up to the bells and stood next to Big Ben and under the five bells as they struck the hour. Has to be seen to be appreciated!

grey galah
Community Member
2 months ago

it's a good thing you don't have to do an IQ test to get a passport

Jo Choto
Community Member
2 months ago

Actually... Big Ben is the name of the bell inside the clock tower.

Darwinist
Community Member
2 months ago

Hint it's just a big alarm clock.

Viv Hart
Community Member
2 months ago

Must be a Yank, they have no idea of History or Geography! When you live at the other end of the Atlantic, at the southern tip of Africa, all that history in Britain just boggles my mind! I have visited the UK 6 times, still haven't seen it all. Anyway, it's the bell inside that is Big Ben, not the clock on the outside!

Maria Briggs
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2 months ago

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I have a dildo I call big Ben... I'd bet it's more fun then visiting the clock

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The United Kingdom is the 10th biggest tourist destination in the world, with over 37 million visiting the country in 2018. The tourism industry contributed to £213 ($284) billion to the country's GDP in 2017, and this number is expected to grow to £265 ($353) billion by 2028.

Tripadvisor itself describes it as "a country filled with epic landscapes, fairy-tales castles and vibrant modern cities bursting with unforgettable experiences to share. Whether it's gazing at the London skyline from the top of iconic St Paul's and sipping the finest single malt whisky in a pub in the Scottish Highlands, or tracing footsteps of Banksy in Bristol, discovering musical legends in Liverpool and exploring the history of Cardiff Castle in the stunning heart of Wales, there’s a Britain that’s perfect for you."

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Snowhoepandapro
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2 months ago

What do you expect..... it's bloody Scotland we dinny care of you have a wet butt

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But don't worry even if you visit the UK just for one night and the only place you go to is the pub. British people tend to find humor everywhere, including dark or bad situations. However, they often use sarcasm and take the occasional stab at someone else’s expense, so it's important not to take these jokes to heart as they are only meant in jest.

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tuzdayschild
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2 months ago

To even suggest knocking down Stonehenge for an arcade is unthinkable. But if you're going to replace it with Funfair, I'm in!

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Bob Belcher
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2 months ago

Well, this one isn't all that wrong lol. It's just that the Queens grandfather clock is bigger than yours.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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2 months ago (edited)

A bit over embellished about risking your life having that photo taken. It is a pedestrian crossing and cars are meant to give way.

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Michelle Muirhead
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2 months ago

Roll down and hopefully you land in some thistles!

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Karin Lange
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2 months ago

this museum is amazing!! easy to reach, no entrance fee and really great paintings! it is a must visit for me every time i am in London

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troufaki13
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2 months ago (edited)

Spectacular as it may seem, I wouldn't pay 13 GBP to see it either tbh :(

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AntiNutjob
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2 months ago

"Not an actual eye" I hate that people like this have drivers licenses.

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Jayne Kyra
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2 months ago

Defiantly - adv: in a manner that shows resistance and/or refusal (v: to defy - to resist, to refuse). Definitely - adv: without any doubts.

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Rabbit Carrot
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2 months ago

Philistine. It’s a beautiful place.

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AntiNutjob
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2 months ago

I don't think they quite understand the 5 star rating system

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Scagsy
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2 months ago

*SPOILER ALERT*

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Roselyn Park
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2 months ago

Not even by the fact that the highest point in the castle is occupied by aa chapel dedicated to those who fought and died in the service for the freedom of Scotland and the rest of the UK?

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TheGirlFromTheNorth
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2 months ago

No shit, Sherlock! A ferris wheel? Really?

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Rabbit Carrot
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2 months ago (edited)

I love Warwick Castle, it’s a beautiful building and they show you how it was used with displays and mannequins as well as live performances, but the added costs on top of an expensive ticket are ridiculous.

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Bacony Cakes
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2 months ago

Worst. Aircraft. Ever.

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bryguy
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2 months ago

Nothing makes a day worthwhile like harassing another person

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CatWoman312
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2 months ago

This is actually a decent review. It warns me never to go as I hate super touristy places and I loathe crowds

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Snowhoepandapro
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2 months ago

Correction my dear Edinburgh castle is Scottish not English, so it's the Scots bragging and rightly so lol

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bryguy
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2 months ago

Yeah! Stick em' in little cages so I can see it!!!

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Abhijeet
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2 months ago

Agreed with the entry fees part ...

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Scagsy
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2 months ago

Could skip the culture and just go to the pub. Your choice

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Elijah Kenny
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2 months ago

What is it with people an wanting historical sites to be destroyed or changed just so they (the people who want this) can enjoy the fact that a historical landmark was ruined for them. Like wtf?!

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CatWoman312
Community Member
2 months ago

Do any of these people actually know the history of Stonehenge or do they just think it’s a pile of rocks? Also on a side note, do they offer helicopter tours that fly over Stonehenge? You can see what it is better from an aerial view.

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