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147 hands is about one-fifth as tall as Big Ben.
In other words, it's 0.160 times the height of Big Ben, and the height of Big Ben is 6.30 times that amount.
(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 940 hands. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
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