Olympians and spectators alike will be treated to spectacular views of London during the Equestrian events. A World Heritage Site and London’s oldest Royal Park, Greenwich Park is the most controversial venue selection for the Games. Ancient Roman ruins lie beneath the park; Olympic organizers insist extra precautions were taken to prevent any permanent damage.
London 2012: Seven Unique Venues for the Olympic Games
With the London Olympics just a little over 100 days away, TIME takes a look at some of the places that will become quite familiar once the games begin.