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“Spend a day.....well worth it”

Old Royal Naval College
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Owner description: The Old Royal Naval College (ORNC) is Sir Christopher Wren's riverside masterpiece and one of London's most popular attractions. The iconic buildings stand on the site of Greenwich Palace, Henry VIII's favourite royal residence, and were originally designed as a refuge for old and injured sailors. The buildings and grounds are open daily and include the Painted Hall, Chapel and Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre. Admission is free.
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“Spend a day.....well worth it”
Reviewed January 15, 2013 via mobile

Take a day in Greenwich. There's so much to see, between the Old Royal Naval College, the park, the Observatory, the Cutty Sark and the charming town centre, which feels like a world removed from London. The College itself is a lovely place to walk round, with music drifting from the windows of Trinity Laban Conservatoire and the glorious Chapel and Painted Hall

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“Jewels”
Reviewed January 15, 2013 via mobile

The Painted Hall and the Old Royal Naval College Chapel (they face each other across the central concourse) are jewels in the crown of the ORNC. Take a trip out to Greenwich if you are in London. The whole site is beautiful and there is so much to see. Just take a walk round and marvel at the architecture, and take the time to sit and wonder at the Painted Hall and the Chapel

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“A Master Piece”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

Great to see, but could have done with mirrors on the dining tables to save craning our necks. Well worth a visit.

Visited January 2013
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Peterborough, England
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“A Good bit of Naval History”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

Very interesting place, some great information supplied by a very informative volunteer assistant. Worth going to see the painted ceiling and the Chapel in the two domed rooms.

Visited January 2013
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“Baroque Buildings”
Reviewed December 3, 2012

The former Thames Polytechnic became the University of Greenwich. The highlight for visitors is the Greenwich Campus, located in the Old Royal Naval College and also part of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.

This is the largest campus and is centred on three baroque buildings, Queen Anne Court, Queen Mary Court and King William Court, designed by Sir Christopher Wren.

Visited May 2012
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