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Greenwich Village

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Front aspect Cutty Sark Christmas tree top

Front prospect & beneath the Cutty Sark's masthead Christmas tree

Greenwich Park

Greenwich Park at 180 acres is the largest Royal Park with impressive views across some of London's most inspirational architecture

Across Royal Naval College

View from the Royal Observary founded by Charles II in 1675 for navigational research is home to the world's Prime Meridian 0 degrees & The Greenwich Mean Time

Looking over Old Royal Naval College towards London Eye

Within the College built on a site of a Tudor Palace once home of Henry VIII is the Sir Christopher Wren 17th Century Painted hall, Nelson Room & Chapel of St Peter & St Paul

Where Lord Horatio Nelson lay in state after the battle of Trafalger

Greenwich village Pedestrian subway under Thames

Greenwich village & passing below the Thames in the Greenwich pedestrian tunnel

Cutty Sark from Pottery wharf

Cutty Sark seen from Pottery Wharf

When launched in Scotland in 1869 it was the world's fastest ship & was used to bring tea from China

As ships became faster she brought wool from Australia until put into dry dock at Greenwich in 1954

Royal Naval College

Royal Naval College & National Maritime Museum spans the Meridian Line has 16 galleries of nautical treasures & artefacts

Tower Bridge & HMS Belfast

Tower bridge & a newly painted HMS Belfast

Looking downstream at high tide

High tide looking downstream

Greenwich waterfront in evening

Evening draws in Cutty Sark bows Geenwich tunnel head & the Royal Naval College

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