of Greenwich and situated 5.5 miles south-east of Charing Cross.
Greenwich is notable for its maritime history and for giving its name to a
Meridian and to the Greenwich Mean Time.
The town was built on a site of the Palace of Placentia (15th. century).
It was the Birth Place of many members of the House of Tudor including
Henri VIII and Elizabeth I.
Unfortunately the Palace was demolished.
There are more Royal Connections with Greenwich.
Did you know that one of the titles of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is
Baron Greenwich of Greenwich in the County of London?
Here are some own pictures of the famous landmarks of Greenwich
The Duke of Edinburgh is patron of the Cutty Sark.
National Maritime Museum
|National Maritime Museum|
Greenwich is easily accessible by tourist boat from London.
It certainly is a wonderful & interesting Royal Destination.