Founded by King Charles II in 1682: The Royal Hospital Chelsea, London, UK

London, UK, images; buildings, architecture, Sir Christopher Wren buildings; Grade I-listed buildings

The Royal Hospital ChelseaRoyal Hospital Road, London SW3 4SR

Nearest Underground Station: Sloane Square

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The Royal Hospital Chelsea was opened in 1682; founded by King Charles II as a home for unfit soldiers; today it is a retirement home for British soldiers

Other fascinating buildings by Sir Christopher Wren

St Paul’s Cathedral, St Paul’s Churchyard

St Mary Aldermary, Watling Street

St James’s, Piccadilly

More hospitals

University College Hospital, NW1

London Bridge Hospital, Tooley Street

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