First Timer's Guide To London

First Timer's Guide To London

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You're in London for the first time ever. You've got 72 hours and an appetite for everything. Where do you start? Here's the answer.

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    Opened by Charles Saatchi in 1985 to show his own collection, the gallery reopened in its current location in late 2008. It has been known to launch artists into the big-time. -- ThePurplePassport.com via Foursquare
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    The extraordinary Sir Henry Wellcome (d.1936) founded one of the great multinational pharmaceutical companies, and this museum is based on his amazing collection of medical artefacts. -- HISTORY UK 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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    Great lessons in British history from the Tudors to the present, through the faces of prominent citizens. Be sure to hit the contemporary exhibit featuring portraits of David Bowie by Stephen Finer, -- ThePurplePassport.com via Foursquare
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    If you love the Tate network as much as we do, take the Tate Boat that runs every 40 min. during gallery opening hours between Tate Britain and Tate Modern (Adult: GBP 5). -- ThePurplePassport.com 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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    Save 10 pounds -- stand on the path up the hill below the meridian and line up the line on wall to your back and look down at the building with the four stacks. Line up with the second stack from the -- Adrian R. via Foursquare
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    Visit the Parthenon Marbles and imagine how these would look under the bright Athens sunlight. It's time for the British Museum to allow the Marbles to be re-united at New Acropolis Museum of Athens. -- @StratosAthens via Foursquare
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    The collection is world-renowned, and the space is fittingly cool. After, consider the Tate Boat that runs every 40 min during gallery opening hours between Tate Britain & Tate Modern (Adult: GBP 5). -- ThePurplePassport.com 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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    Free, fantastic art–can’t get much better than that, though they seem to be trying with their excellent tour selection and event offerings. The gift shop is also one of the best in town. -- 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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