What shall we tell you? Tales, marvellous tales.
Of ships and stars and isles where good men rest… (The Golden Journey to Samarkand, James Elroy Flecker, 1913)
Internationally significant architecture and landscape, artistic achievement, scientific endeavour and royal association come together at Maritime Greenwich to tell the story of Britain at sea, and of world time keeping, navigation and exploration.
The World Heritage Site
Welcome to Maritime Greenwich - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Find out about the site and why it's important
Outstanding Universal Value
Find out about Outstanding Universal Value and how Maritime Greenwich became a World Heritage Site
Attributes reflecting national, regional and local values
Other attributes that support Outstanding Universal Value
The essence of place in senses
Attributes of spirit and feeling expressed by the people of Maritime Grenwich
Maritime Greenwich becomes a World Heritage Site
How and when Maritime Greenwich became a World Heritage Site