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Architectural masterpiece and home of the breathtaking Painted Hall

Painted Hall

The magnificent Painted Hall is recognised as the greatest piece of decorative painting in England and has been described as ‘the Sistine Chapel of the UK’.

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Author: Emma Van Allan

Chapel

The Chapel of St Peter and St Paul is a neo-classical masterpiece by James ‘Athenian’ Stuart and William Newton. Featuring a Samuel Green organ and an altarpiece painted by Benjamin West, it is one of the finest eighteenth century interiors in existence.

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Author: Emma Van Allan

Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre

The Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre is a free attraction and the starting point for millions of visitors to the Old Royal Naval College (ORNC) and Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.

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Author: Emma Van Allan

Events

  • Tall Ships and Tropical Diseases

    Taking the buildings of the former Royal Hospital for Seamen as a starting point, explore Greenwich’s medical and maritime connections in this guided walk around London’s most exotic entrepot – half port, half palace, and window to the world. Read more

  • Doughnut: The Outer London Festival | Free events

    Doughnut will be the first event of its kind – an adventurous celebration of all things Outer London and a critical reflection on the rapid transformation that the city's periphery is currently experiencing. Read more

  • Doughnut: The Outer London Festival | Tickets

    Doughnut will be the first event of its kind – an adventurous celebration of all things Outer London and a critical reflection on the rapid transformation that the city's periphery is currently experiencing. Read more

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