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Regents Canal Waterbus boat tour Camden Town to Little Venice
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Regents Canal Waterbus boat tour Camden Town to Little Venice

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From modern day urban graffiti, unique architecture, industrial history to landscaped gardens and wildlife, the route gives an insight to the unique mix that forms this part of London.<br><br>Travel on a converted traditional narrowboat
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Ray wrote a review Jan 2021
Staines, United Kingdom713 contributions103 helpful votes
Attractions like these are strictly for science/history enthusiasts and an average tourist who is just interested in taking a selfie for instagram can never understand the historic value and importance. Greenwich area has deep roots with maritime and when European explorers started leaving for unknown territories, all European countries were keen to be the first to solve the longitude issue. The observatory was initially built in 1675 to ''map the heavens'' and help early explorers find their location at sea. Today this exact point is universally recognised as the world standard for timekeeping. It's bit hard to explain how the moon and star movement helps people navigate. You have to be reasonably well at maths or have at least little interest in astronomy to know how it works. Otherwise just enjoy the views, take pictures and go home.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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joep735 wrote a review Dec 2020
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom721 contributions281 helpful votes
Firstly I am not sure I would take children and definitely not teenagers her, daughter said it was the most boring place in the world. But if you don't take them its a very interesting place. It won't take you hours to see, but a good place for an hour or so. The time line could be a bit more, but it is authentic as is all the exhibits. The view alone from the building is stunning.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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BruceKramer wrote a review Nov 2020
Duluth, Minnesota4 contributions3 helpful votes
The Royal Observatory at Greenwich is a lovely place for the day trip in London. You can learn about the history of the place and enjoy the view of London high rises and Thames river. Choosing a sunny day is ideal for the trip (I checked on climacell before I planned the day). You can travel by tube, but I would suggest taking a ferry ride on the Thames.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from RMGreenwich, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Observatory Greenwich
Responded 31 Dec 2020
Thank you so much for your feedback. It is great to hear you had an enjoyable experience, and hope to welcome you back to Royal Museums Greenwich again soon.
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Lenny wrote a review Nov 2020
London, United Kingdom32 contributions23 helpful votes
The whole area of Greenwich is fascinating and diverse. We have wanted to visit he Royal Observatory at Greenwich for many years.. Covid procedures possibly impacted significantly. In a nutshell the relatively brief visit cost £75 (£90 including beverages) and thankfully included the Curry Sark exhibit. The Royal Observatory made a fascinating history turgid and uninspiring. Perhaps the Covid limitations impacted significantly but suffice to say it was as appetising as a stale ham sandwich The expense was somewhat redeemed by the Cutty Sark visit, despite also failing to bring the voyages alive due to poor AV equipment and investment. The Captain’s presentation was a fun experience for all
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from RMGreenwich, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Observatory Greenwich
Responded 31 Dec 2020
Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear your visit did not match your expectations and will pass your feedback onto the relevant teams. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed meeting Captain Woodget at Cutty Sark. We hope to see you at Royal Museums Greenwich again soon.
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Spachick64 wrote a review Nov 2020
Binfield, United Kingdom626 contributions116 helpful votes
A must do UK historical attraction ! Probably best done on a dry day unlike ours where it had rained most of the day . Situated at the top of a fairly steep path . Just take your time and it can be done in around 5 minutes . At the bottom the hill is Greenwich Park . At the top there are great views over London . The visitors experience is a little reduced due to COVID restrictions as the visit is arranged as a one way route which is contrary to the way you would normally do it Very interesting learning about aviation by the stars and standardisation of time across the country . Of course we’d gone to stand on the Meridian Line with one foot in the east and the other the west. Currently no cafe facilities available and it was too wet to sit outside but well worth a visit . All ages would enjoy different parts . Little bits of interactive features with the talking clock
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from RMGreenwich, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Observatory Greenwich
Responded 31 Dec 2020
Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear you had a great visit and hope you will be able to visit Royal Museums Greenwich again soon.
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