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Located at Trafalgar square and home to about 2300 beautiful paintings, the national gallery of London should definitely make its way to almost any London itinerary. Set up in 1824, it the fifth most visited museum in the world. The quality and variety of art in this place is beyond words. Some of the world’s most famous paintings are found here.
Whether you are an art lover or not this is unquestionably a place to see in London. A visit transports you into art heaven. Claude Monet, Rembrandt, Michelangelo, Raphael and Leonardo da Vinci are just a few of the famous artists whose paintings you will get a chance to see here. Just two of the many iconic paintings displayed here are Vincent Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” and Rembrandt’s “Self Portrait at the age of 34”. National Gallery is one of the tourist attractions in 3 day London itinerary and also in London Itinerary 2 Weeks. You must visit this amazing tourist attraction in London.
The National Gallery of London is one of the most celebrated attractions of the city. To make your experience an informative one, National Gallery ticket prices are kept free of cost. However, as you buy tickets for National Gallery tours, you get an opportunity to have an easy access without any hassles. National Gallery tickets for tours are always in demand owing to the attraction’s popularity. However, here you get the chance to have tickets for National Gallery tours at reasonable rates.
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Free and fast-track entry to the Tower of London and Madame Tussauds as well as a free City Cruise on the river Thames - everything included in the London City Pass.
Just a great gallery with a wide range of paintings from many different time periods. Especially loved seeing some Rembrandt pieces. Spent a good part of two days here and there's still more to see. But I am a bit of an art nerd who spends a lot of time looking at each piece.
If you love Art and History take the time to stroll through this museum. A wonderful place to spend the day, take a break from the weather or appreciate the amazing works of art. Something for everyone. Very closely located to Portrait Gallery and famous Square. Free or donation to enter. A great place to go while visiting on a budget.
It is amazing here. A lot of different art that you may you didn't know you liked. I would recommend about 2-3 hours for the whole gallery to see. If you don't like to stand for hours on each painting then you can do it all in about an hour. Definitely recommend it as it is also FREE!
As a warning I personally am not a good judge of art, I generally enjoy landscape work. The art work in the national gallery are more so portraits and religious pieces (as was the art style in the era). The gallery itself is gorgeous and the layout intuitive and fairly easy to navigate. I do regret not getting the audio tour, reading that much text can be tiring and I found myself skipping over the text and just looking at the paintings that caught my eye. However there is a lot to learn and I feel the audio tour would have really augmented the experience, so I do recommend it. Especially if you are alone.
Wonderful. Exhibitions are very good and audio tour guide is well worth the money. Toilets are few and far between as are benches to sit on but I think you can borrow or hire folding camp stools. The restaurant looks very elegant but the prices have prevented me from watering there hence the 4 stars not higher.