During your stay in London you must visit Greenwich District, which is a part of south-east London. This area is well known because of its maritime history and for giving its name to the 0° longitude. So if you want to be on west hemisphere and east hemisphere at the same time you have to come to Greenwich. This area is also popular because of one of the most beautiful palaces in the country – Palace of Placentia, which dates back to 15th century.
This palace is a place of birth of many Tudors, including the most famous ones – Henry VIII and his daughter Elizabeth I. Some of historic rooms are opened for visitors, so you have an unrepeatable opportunity to admire this amazing and important place. In 18th century Greenwich was a very popular resort, so till nowadays you can admire beautiful grand houses such as Vanbrugh Castle. After that you should sightsee town center, because its Georgian and Victorian architecture is worth your attention.
If you are interested more in maritime history you should visit National Maritime Museum. Moreover, you can have an adorable walk along riverfront. It will be a perfect opportunity to watch the most beautiful ships in the world. If you want to shop a bit, you have to visit Greenwich Market, which is know from 14th century. It’s worth adding that Maritime Greenwich was added to World Heritage Sites, so for sure it must be seen during your stay in London.