Royal Observatory Greenwich
The Royal Observatory, Greenwich, known as the Old Royal Observatory, is an observatory situated on a hill in Greenwich Park. Since the late 19th century, the Royal Observatory is the historic source of the Prime Meridian of the world, Longitude 0° 0' 0''. The world prime meridian marks the divide between the eastern and western hemispheres. Before this, almost every town in the world kept its own local time. Visitors of the Observatory can see the extensive clock collection, as well as visit planetarium.
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ATTRACTION IN TOURS
Step back in time and explore the rich historical heritage of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, a globally-renowned destination that boasts an abundance of fascinating sites. From links to Romans, Tudor Royalty and British Imperial history, this tour offers a unique insight into the cultural tapestry of this charming town. The pièce de résistance of this off-the-beaten track tour is the Greenwich Maritime UNESCO heritage site, which has earned its place as the navigational centre of the world. Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the captivating history of Greenwich, a journey that will leave you feeling culturally enriched and enlightened.