This post was most recently updated on June 27th, 2018
13. Greenwich- Cutty Sark and Observatory
When in London, you must pay a visit to Greenwich. Two of the hottest tourist destinations in this London district are the Cutty Sark and the Royal Observatory. The Cutty Sark, which was launched way back in 1869, is the only tea clipper we currently have. Cutty Sark’s work life ended in 1954, after which it was kept in a dry dock built specially to accommodate the ship. Three years later, the display facility was opened by Her Majesty The Queen’.
The Royal Observatory in Greenwich was constructed with the aim of solving the issue of locating longitudes when at sea. However, since 1948, the job of locating longitudes is carried out from the Herstmonceux Castle. The shift took place as the night light and increased pollution of the city made working at the observatory building extremely difficult. Right now, the building is home to the National Maritime Museum. The Green Meridian passing through the observatory marks the centre of our planet.