Behind a gray stone facade and up some plain steps can be found a riot of blue and gold -- the Chapel of the Old Royal Naval College.
Apart from the park, the observatory and the "replica" sailing ship, Greenwich is home to one of the grandest painted halls in the world.
On May Day -- aka, Wed 1st May -- a tall green man will walk around parts of South London.
After two years of being hidden from view under mountains of scaffolding, Greenwich's magnificent Painted Hall is to reopen to the public in March.
Some of the best museums can be the smallest, the one's devoted to a single topic that few would otherwise think to collect.
Next to St Alfege's church in Greenwich is a passage, not surprisingly named after the church, but that's a relatively recent name for a much older path.
As part of the Being Human festival of humanities, there will be a tour on the topic of death, and a chance to go inside the crypt of St Alfege church in Greenwich.
Spend an evening exploring some of the rarely seen parts of the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich.
Rather too well hidden behind a dense hedge can be found the remains of a Georgian bath that was used by the estranged wife of King George IV, Queen Caroline.
At the top end of Greenwich Park, away from the tourists is a grand house, called a lodge, and inside is one of the UK's finest collections of art. And until last week, not the easiest or most obvious one to see.
One of those quite literally Once-In-A-Lifetime opportunities comes to an end in just three months time.
The team working on restoring the ceiling of Greenwich's painted hall, have found something in the basement -- remains of Greenwich's Tudor palace.
One of the great wonders of British art, normally high above your head, but now there is a chance to get within touching distance.
Long before the Isle of Dogs was filled with tower blocks, it was seen as a cheap plot of derelict land, and ideal for sticking a major road bypass through.
An ill-fated house built for Queens but rarely used by them, used by governments and as an art gallery, and now newly restored.