is where East meets West at the
Greenwich Meridian (0° Longitude); World Time is set
Greenwich Mean Time. Remember
the new millennium started in 2001.
Greenwich lies on the
River Thames, a few minutes by
tube, or a
cruise from central London. If you want to visit Greenwich and
information on visiting London, England then see
Greenwich Info. There is the
famous Cutty Sark
to visit and the Royal
Naval College. Just down river is the
which is close to
London City Airport
Observatory at Greenwich is in
along with the National
Maritime Museum and the
(on which the White House in
Washington DC, USA is based). For information on astronomy visit
Marathon starts in Greenwich Park every Spring.
Greenwich has a long heritage; it was the birth place of
King Henry VIII and his daughters
(Bloody Mary) and
Queen Elizabeth I (The Virgin Queen). All the English monarchs
can be found at Royal History.
It has seen many famous visitors from
to Bob Hope.
This and a lot more in Greenwich Past.
For information on all the other places in the world
called Greenwich including Greenwich Village, New York City, USA then
visit Greenwich Town.
Visit the Greenwich
Book Shelf where you can buy titles old and new.