Royal Observatory Greenwich
259 locals recommend ·
About this place
Home of the Prime Meridian of the World, London's only planetarium, the Harrison timekeepers and the UK's largest refracting telescope.
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Walk across the 0 degree Meridian. Beautiful park and different view of the Capital with Canary Wharf in the foreground. Greenwich also has a market which is fun to visit. You can get there by DLR or a boat from Embankment which makes a great day trip.
Stand on the world's Prime Meridian, take an awe-inspiring journey through space and discover the home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)! Incredible views from an incredibly historic site!
The Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London is the home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), the Prime Meridian of the world and London’s Planetarium.
Go and stand on the meridian line. Also, the queens house, maritime museum, cutty sark, markets, Park, pubs and restaurants. Can also get a boat up the river.
You wîll not regret a hike up to the top of Greenwich Park. Sitting next to the General Woolf statue lies the Royal Observatory and a museum which charts the history of time. The views over the Royal Naval College and the Queen’s House sre stunning. The bend in the River Thames can be seen and…
It’s in the centre of Greenwich Park, great walk, and right next to Greenwich Town, on the weekends they have great markets and you have the Curry Sark
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“Greenwich Market is special all year round. Full of street food, boutique shops, antiques stalls as well as craft stalls.”
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“Great spot in the Heart of Historic Greenwich and close to Thames Walk and historic foot tunnel under the river”
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“I never tire of this park and visit it every few days when in London. It is a favourite with joggers, has a great children’s playground and provides access to many great sites and views including the Royal Naval Museum and the Freddie Offer Wing. There is a good cafe in the museum. There is a great Rose Garden, a deer park and the Rangers House sits to one side and is worth a visit. ”
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