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The Chelsea Physic Garden was developed in the 17th century by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries for its students to study medicinal plants and healing. The garden has more than 5000 different types of plants, and due to its proximity to the Thames, is able to sustain Mediterranean plants in its milder microcosm within the walled area. It also has glasshouses for tropical and sub-tropical species. It is also home to the oldest public rock garden in England, with an eclectic collection of different rock types including Icelandic lava and stones from the Tower of London.

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About Chelsea Physic Garden

 66 Royal Hospital Rd SW3 4HS

 Nearest Transit: Sloane Square (Lines: Central, District)

 +44 20 7352 56

 http://www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk

Chelsea Physic Garden and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace(2.3 km)
The Buckingham Palace is the official London residence and workplace of the Queen of the United Kingdom.

Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum(1.5 km)
The Victoria and Albert Museum started out as the collection of the Great Exhibition of 1851 and has since proliferated into the world's largest assortment of decorative arts and design, housing more than 4 million exhibits.

Saatchi Gallery

Saatchi Gallery(0.8 km)
The Saatchi Gallery, established by Charles Saatchi in 1985, displays contemporary British art, sometimes controversial but well curated and influential.

Speaker's Corner

Speaker's Corner(2.7 km)
Speaker's Corner at Hyde Park is the only place in Britain where demonstrators can assemble without prior police permission, a perennial hot favorite location for preachers and speakers of all types wanting to be heard.

Hyde Park

Hyde Park(2.6 km)
Hyde Park, the legendary 145 hectare recreational park in the heart of the city, is often referred to as the 'lungs of London'.

Natural History Museum (London)

Natural History Museum (London)(1.7 km)
Probably the most popular of all the museums here and a must see for many visitors to London.

Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall(2.2 km)
Royal Albert Hall, also known as 'The Nation's Village Hall' hosts concerts, ballets, operas and the BBC annual summer Promenade Concerts.

Science Museum

Science Museum(1.8 km)
Dedicated to scientific exhibitions and collections bar those related to the life sciences.

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