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Big Ben is an Industrial Era Wonder in Civilization VI. It must be built adjacent to a River and a Commercial Hub with a Bank.

  • Effects:
    • +6 Civ6Gold Gold
    • +3 Merchant6 Great Merchant points per turn
    • +1 Economic policy slot
    • Civ6Gold Gold in treasury is increased by 100% (GS-Only 50%).

StrategyEdit

Big Ben is a very important wonder to build if you are focused on your economy. The added Economic Policy Card slot and +6 Civ6Gold Gold per turn will help increase your empire's income, and increasing the size of your treasury may give you the capital needed to patronize Great People. Moreover, the extra Merchant6 Great Merchant points will allow you to attract Great Merchants more quickly, many of whom will provide you with extra Amenities6 Amenities and luxury resources from the time that Big Ben becomes available onward.

Civilopedia entry Edit

The giant bell, Big Ben, is housed in the Elizabeth Tower – so named to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II (being just the “Clock Tower” before that) – at the north end of the Palace of Westminster, where sits the Houses of Parliament. Being rather casual in language, most Brits and flocks of tourists tend to refer to the whole thing as “Big Ben.” The great 16-ton bell was cast in August 1856 at the foundry at Stockton-on-Tees and recast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in April 1858 after it cracked while being transported to London. The pendulum clockwork was designed by the Astronomer Royal and crafted by the clockmaker Edward Dent and his stepson Frederick; it was ready in 1854. So fine is the precision, that adding or removing a penny (English, of course) to the pendulum will change the speed by four-tenths of a second each day. But all had to await the completion of the clock tower itself, which wasn’t done until 1859. Despite being silenced during wartime and the occasional breakdown, Big Ben has chimed the hour ever since.

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CIVILIZATION VI - Big Ben (Wonder Movies)

CIVILIZATION VI - Big Ben (Wonder Movies)

Wonders in Civilization VI
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1: Added in Rise and Fall2: Added in Gathering Storm3: Requires DLC4: Specific scenario games only
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