Old Royal Naval College
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About this place
The Old Royal Naval College (ORNC) is Sir Christopher Wren’s twin-domed riverside masterpiece and includes Discover Greenwich, the Painted Hall and the Chapel.
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Chekc out the The Painted Hall and the Old Royal Navy College, referred to as the ‘Sistine Chapel of the UK’ – its vast decorated interior, extending to 4,000 square metres, is the masterpiece of English baroque art.
Explore the Old Royal Naval College, an architectural masterpiece designed by Sir Christopher Wren. Study the lavish altar and elegant plaster works in the neoclassical chapel and make sure to walk the impressive grounds, which have featured in many recent movies.
The Old Royal Naval College puts on the International Early Music Festival and Exhibition every year. What exactly does this mean? Well, it means that you’ll find a huge range of instruments for sale from ivory oboes to harps, clavichords, fiddles and bagpipes as well as orchestral performances,…
The Old Royal Naval College is the architectural centrepiece of Maritime Greenwich, a World Heritage Site in Greenwich, London.
August 28, 2018
British naval empire's celebrated home
The centrepiece of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site, the classical buildings of the Old Royal Naval College were designed by England’s greatest architects and are considered amongst the finest in Europe. Featuring the sumptuous Painted Hall and the neo-classical Chapel, the site has seen a…
Old Royal Naval College done differently
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