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  • Address: London, England SE10
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Greenwich is a quaint village area of London just downriver from central London. It is most famous for its maritime history and as home to the Royal Observatory. Located at zero degrees of longitude, all the world's time zones begin here with Greenwich Mean Time. Greenwich was also once a fashionable 17th century retreat from London and there is much grand architecture to be seen including the magnificent Observatory, the Queen's House and the National Maritime Museum.

A 15th-century royal palace, at one time home to Henry VIII and birthplace of Elizabeth I, it was rebuilt in the 18th century and is now the Old Royal Naval College. Don't miss the Painted Hall which took 19 years to complete.

Practical Info

One of the best ways to get to Greenwich is by river boat trip down the Thames. Otherwise it is reached by DLR lightrail to Cutty Sark station, or train from Charing Cross to Greenwich. Even if maritime history is not your thing, Greenwich is worth visiting for its elegance, architecture and Greenwich Park. It has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The world's last remaining tea clipper ship, the famous Cutty Sark is not currently open to the public after a fire. It will reopen, fully restored in 2011.

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Royal Observatory and London Thames River Cruise, London, null
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Royal Observatory and London Thames River Cruise

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Enjoy two of London’s great attractions with this stunning and flexible tour of the river Thames with entrance to the world-famous Royal Observatory in ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Flexible

From USD $36.27
Private Custom Tour: London and Greenwich Tour Including a River Thames Cruise, London, Day Cruises
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Private Custom Tour: London and Greenwich Tour Including a River Thames Cruise

Discover London like a true professional. Your custom, tailored tour allows you to see the best of central London and also explore the beautiful village of ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $582.94
Greenwich Highlights Half Day Walking Tour in London, London, Custom Private Tours
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Greenwich Highlights Half Day Walking Tour in London

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Join us on this fun and educational half day walking tour of Greenwich. All the major venues are on the tour including: Royal Observatory, National Maritime ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $84.20
Best of Greenwich Walking Tour in London Including Lunch, London, Half-day Tours
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Best of Greenwich Walking Tour in London Including Lunch

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Enjoy a fully guided walking tour of maritime Greenwich. On this 6.5 hour walking tour you will visit the famous Cutty Sark, the Greenwich Royal Observatory, ...  Read more

Location: Royal Borough of Greenwich, United Kingdom
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $123.06
Greenwich Food Tour in London, London, Day Trips
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Greenwich Food Tour in London

Savor the diverse flavors of London on this 3.5-hour food tour of Greenwich. Follow a guide through the ancient streets of Greenwich and gain insight into ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $84.20
Independent Sightseeing Tour to London’s Royal Borough of Greenwich with Private Driver, London, ... 
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Independent Sightseeing Tour to London’s Royal Borough of Greenwich with Private Driver

Discover London’s Royal Borough of Greenwich on an independent morning sightseeing tour! Pick the sights and attractions that you want to see, and then your ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $44.54
Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral, Dover and Greenwich with Thames River Cruise Tour from London, ... 
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Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral, Dover and Greenwich with Thames River Cruise Tour from London

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A fun-filled day of British history, scenery and aquatic adventure, take this luxury coach trip to Leeds Castle, Canterbury, Dover and Greenwich. Begin with a ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $115.29
Westminster to Greenwich Sightseeing Thames Cruise, London, Day Trips
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Westminster to Greenwich Sightseeing Thames Cruise

Cruise from the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben all the way to Greenwich and discover London's historical sights along the way on this 1-hour Thames river ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $16.19
Greenwich to Westminster Sightseeing Cruise in London, London, Day Cruises
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Greenwich to Westminster Sightseeing Cruise in London

Discover London's eclectic waterfront and skyline landmarks, ancient and modern, on this hour-long cruise from Greenwich Pier to Westminster. You'll see ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $16.19
Westminster to Greenwich via the Thames Barrier Sightseeing Cruise, London, Day Cruises
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Westminster to Greenwich via the Thames Barrier Sightseeing Cruise

Enjoy a sightseeing cruise to the Thames Barrier. Starting at Westminster Pier you will cruise down to Greenwich on a sightseeing cruise before  moving onto ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $18.14

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