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Greenwich, London

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The birthplace of many of the Tudor dynasty's most famous family members, including Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, Greenwich is also known for its maritime history. A preserved clipper ship called the Cutty Sark sits in a dry dock by the river. The National Maritime Museum forms an arcade around the Queen's house not far from the Royal Palace of Placentia. Georgian and Victorian architecture fills the town center, where a covered market draws shoppers throughout the year. Make your first stop the Greenwich visitor center. The helpful staff will provide you with suggestions, brochures, and a comprehensive history of the royal borough. To visit Greenwich on your trip to London, use our London road trip planning site .
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  • It overlooks Greenwich Town from Greenwich Park. There was a famous whiskey Sark in the city of Kawinato in Greenwich. There was also a pier from Greenwich Pier to Tower Pier and we went back to the MBNA Thames Clipper. When I went to the Tower Gateway station, I took a Subway (ground line) DLR line to Kattisark station and visited the Greenwich Observatory.
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  • River boat from tower bridge was a relative bargain and the return on DLR via Canary Wharf was interesting to see that part of the city The market in the village was ok with pastis de nata delicious b...  more »
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