Cool Places To Spend An Afternoon In London

Cool Places To Spend An Afternoon In London

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Got a few hours of free time? Here are the best places to spend an afternoon exploring London.

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    Originally a deer park for Henry VIII, so he could hunt while staying at Whitehall Palace, the park was laid out in a formal style by Charles II, when Pepys came here to watch ice skating. -- HISTORY UK via Foursquare
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    1 September: Sit in an alcove of old London Bridge. Two of the 1760 alcoves from London Bridge were relocated to the eastern fringes of the park in 1860, where they now act as simple park seats. -- Martin Tiedemann via Foursquare
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    Check out the Kensington Gardens to see the statue of Queen Victoria, the only other British Monarch aside from Queen Elizabeth II to celebrate a Diamon Jubilee with a 63 year rein. -- Louis Vuitton via Foursquare
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    محبين العلوم بشكل عام هذا المتحف المناسب. فيه علم نفس،فضاء،وغيرها. مسلي وفيه فائدة للكبير والصغير. المتحف متواضع من ناحية الحجم وعيبه الدرج متعب استخدم المصعد احسن. يستاهل زيارة سريعة. الدخول ببلاش -- Tareq S. via Foursquare
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    We like to work off all the day’s consumption with some football. -- Thrillist via Foursquare
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    Now open at Somerset House, Tom's Deli, offering up fresh salads, meats, fish, cheeses, quiches, and a whole host of Tom Aikens-branded products. -- AskMen via Foursquare
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    The world's largest museum of decorative arts and design is houses over 4.5 million beautiful objects. We loved viewing the centuries of couture, gorgeous jewels, and Great Bed of Ware (sleeps 16). -- ThePurplePassport.com via Foursquare
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    Check out the interactive computer program of what your life would’ve been like back in the 1700s–it makes you appreciate life these days! -- ThePurplePassport.com via Foursquare
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    In 1894 a French anarchist named Martial Bourdin was carrying a bomb through the park to the Observatory when it exploded and killed him. No one knows why he had decided to target the Observatory. -- HISTORY UK via Foursquare
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    An amazing Park that's huge! Perfect on sunny days for picnics and treks! The scenic view from the top of the hill is beautiful and we'll worth the climb! It's great to look over London in the sun! -- Chris Haines via Foursquare
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    For popular exhibitions, it’s a good idea to book in advance (via website or phone). Advance tickets are timed entry, but once through the door, you can stay as long as you like. -- ThePurplePassport.com via Foursquare
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    Big Ben refers to the 13 ton bell in the clock tower of Westminster Palace. Opinion is divided as to whether it was named after the then Commissioner of Works, or a famous prize-fighter of the time. -- HISTORY UK via Foursquare
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