Doesn't Greenwich Look Gorgeous In These Photos?

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Last Updated 12 December 2018

Doesn't Greenwich Look Gorgeous In These Photos?
The Old Royal Naval College, designed by Christopher Wren. Most of the buildings are now used by the University of Greenwich and Trinity College of Music. Photo: Name102

The Royal Borough of Greenwich in south east London is the home of Greenwich Mean Time (literally where time starts) and the birthplace of several royals, including Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. With the DLR, cable car, tube and boat passing through, there's no excuse to not visit picture-perfect Greenwich.

National Maritime Museum. Photo: JAY
Old Royal Naval College, taken from Island Gardens on the north side of the river. Photo: Bill Green
Opened in 1902 and running 50 feet under the Thames, the Thames Foot Tunnel connects Greenwich to Island Gardens. Photo: David Burton
Inside the Thames Foot Tunnel, which was featured in Danny Boyle's film 28 Weeks Later. Photo: Doug
The Trafalgar Tavern. The pub was built in 1837 and was popular with Charles Dickens and prime minister William Gladstone. Photo: Matt Brown
See the deer in Greenwich Park. Photo: Matt Lancashire
The Tulip Staircase inside The Queen's House. The house (which was completed in 1636) was built by James I as an apology for swearing at his wife Anne of Denmark after she accidentally shot his favourite hunting dog. Photo: Sean Batten
Explore over 3,000 years of fans at The Fan Museum. Photo: Andrea Liu
The O2. Opened on 31 December 1999 and called the Millennium Dome, it now houses an indoor arena (where Beyonce, Prince and Adele have played), a cinema and a load of restaurants. You can also walk on top of the dome. Photo: Paul Shears
From antiques to antipasti and crafts to churros, there's something for everyone at Greenwich Market, which is the only historic market in a World Heritage Site. Photo: davidglen
Take the cable car from Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal Docks on the other side of the Thames. Photo: Lee
The view from Greenwich Peninsula golf range. Photo: Bill Green