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Greenwich

London SE28OG, England
+44 870 608 2000
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Independent Sightseeing Tour to London’s Royal Borough of Greenwich with...
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Westminster to Greenwich via the Thames Barrier Sightseeing Cruise
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Set on the south bank of the Thames, approximately five miles from central London, this city borough is rich in maritime history and features the Royal Naval College, National Maritime Museum and the Old Royal Observatory, which was built by Sir Christopher Wren for King Charles II.
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“maritime museum” (361 reviews)
“cutty sark” (775 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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London SE28OG, England
Greenwich
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Reviewed yesterday

Many interesting things to see. Cutty sark, Wrens architecture and great street food and good markets with second hand treasures available within reasonable walking distances.

Thank carmelo u
Reviewed yesterday

We stopped off on our way to the Observatory. Great park and a lovely village with many quirky shops and stalls.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed yesterday

Situated to the East of London, on the south bank of Thames, Greenwich is somewhat away from the popular tourist trails. But I would recommend a visit very highly as there is plenty to see and this a peaceful and relaxing place with a lot...More

Thank Atanu_Maulik
Reviewed 2 days ago

Greenwich is noted for many significant achievements-- a "Royal Borough", a UNESCO World Heritage site... and the "PRIME MERIDIAN"-- i.e. all time zones are directly related to it as well as being the compass point where east and west meet. In addition there are many...More

Thank smdoctoroff
Reviewed 2 days ago

Greenwich, is a real place of interest on the edge of London. It includes the Greenwich Observatory and the Cutty Sark, along with a great park and a tunnel under the Thames. There are numerous eating places and hotels as well as the historic Naval...More

Thank petermathewscmg
Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived here by taking the City Cruise boat tour from Westminster. Unfortunately, the Royal Observatory Closes at 5pm, but its surrounding park is open well into the night. We missed the observatory but were still able to walk around the park, get a picture...More

Thank Azelyaze
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely place to visit and plenty to do. Market is interesting with different stalls and shops. Plenty of pubs, restaurant and cafes. Nice old fashioned sweet shops. I didn't have time to walk around the park or go on the Cutty Sark, so will definitely...More

Thank Val K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent a lovely morning here visiting the National Maritime museum, the Queens house, and walking up to the observatory. Great views of Greenwich from the top of the hill. Took the obligatory photo of us straddling the meridian. Enjoyed a nice walk thru the rose...More

Thank BigJewels68
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've visited Greenwich a few times and it's always a wonderful place. Museums, old buildings, Cutty Sark, observatory, parks, market it has it all.

1  Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 3 days ago

A nice little climb to get to the observatory and to straddle the Prime Meridian.. I was always drawn to it I guess because of my love of maps.. Fun place to visit

1  Thank Earon R
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Greenwich
Greenwich Mean Time starts here, so to speak, as the
very concept of global time was established at Royal
Observatory, just one of several buildings of
architectural interest in Greenwich. Indeed, the whole
of Greenwich's historic town center, its Royal Park
and a number of related buildings (and one world
famous ship, the Cutty Sark) make up the UNESCO World
Heritage site known as Maritime Greenwich. Today a
...More
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Darren L
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Response from Tuppence58 | Reviewed this property |
There are a number of street food stalls in the market. Jamie's Italian is good, stick and sushi is excellent, cafe rouge is always good, there is a fast food noodle bar that's good too. Great pub called the Mitre with a... More
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LWise3332
What is best way to get from Gatwick Airport to Doubletree Greenwich
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Response from xxxxx04 | Reviewed this property |
Train to London Bridge and change for over ground to Greenwich. Not far from Flea Market, Fan Museum, Theatre and park.
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joecv5
Hello My daughter will be attendIng university of Greenwich Avery hill campus in th fall. We want to fly to heathrow and spend three days with her touring London thenn mid week go to Paris by train then back for another three days to her. We are trying to find a place t stay either hotel or B and B close the her and where there are some stores. Rezteriants and nightlife. Also needs t be near public transportation since I cannot walk long distances. Feeling overwhelmed looking at public transportation but been told not to drive in London
1 May 2017|
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Response from 45manu | Reviewed this property |
Go by boat
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