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Greenwich Royal Observatory
London Top 18 in Can't Miss Attractions

4.5/5
386 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site    Exhibition
Liked by 10
Sun - Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: Blackheath Ave, London SE10 8XJ, UK
Phone: +44-20-83126565

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  • joep735
    joep735
    Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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    So much history

    Firstly I am not sure I would take children and definitely not teenagers her, daughter said it was the most boring place in the world. But if you don't take them its a very interesting place. It w...

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  • 7leon
    7leon
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    Preservation over inspiration..

    The whole area of Greenwich is fascinating and diverse. We have wanted to visit he Royal Observatory at Greenwich for many years.. Covid procedures possibly impacted significantly. In a nutshell the...

    Reviewed on /Date(1604911497000+0800)/
  • Spachick64
    Spachick64
    Binfield, United Kingdom
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    Where Time Began !

    A must do UK historical attraction ! Probably best done on a dry day unlike ours where it had rained most of the day . Situated at the top of a fairly steep path . Just take your time and it can be do...

    Reviewed on /Date(1604547772000+0800)/
  • CheekyLondon
    CheekyLondon
    London
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    Very interesting exhibits about nautical time keeping!

    We went here during COVID 19social distancing and it's very well organised with a one way system. Obviously less visitors at the moment, so a pleasant experience and very few people. I like the one ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1604464213000+0800)/
  • J0rnH
    J0rnH
    London
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    Nice piece of history and education

    I took my teenage nephew here for a little science and history lesson. The leisurely walk to the observatory is lovely and the museum very informative about tome keeping and navigation. Then, there is...

    Reviewed on /Date(1600563595000+0800)/

Additional Information

Introduction

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World, making it the official starting point for each new day and year. It is also home to London's only planetarium, the Harrison timekeepers and the UK's largest refracting telescope.
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