Old Royal Naval College

This British landmark is the architectural centrepiece of Maritime Greenwich. As you stroll through the site, you may see that the sight looks somewhat familiar. This is because it has been the setting for several blockbuster films including Skyfall, Les Miserables and Pirates of the Caribbean! Designed by iconic architect, Sir Christopher Wren, the buildings were initially constructed for purpose as the Royal Hospital for Seamen, then later acquired by the Naval College in Portsmouth to establish an institution to train their officers. Today, it is open to the general public and a great cultural institution worth visiting. If you do head down, I’d advise checking out the magnificent Painted Hall, which has been dubbed the ‘Sistine Chapel of the UK’. Take your time to marvel at the baroque painted interiors which have undergone extensive restorations.

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