England 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
or tube, or a
short river 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 Thames
Barrier which is close to
Observatory at Greenwich is in Greenwich
Park along with the National
Maritime Museum and the Queens
House (on which the White House
in Washington DC, USA is based). For information on
astronomy visit Greenwich Star
Marathon starts in Greenwich Park every Spring.
Greenwich has a long heritage;
it was the birth place of King
Henry VIII and his daughters Queen
Mary (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
the Great through Charles
Dickens to Bob
Hope. This and a lot more in Greenwich
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.