"National Gallery" The National Gallery Tip by Ricmenoli

The National Gallery, London: 132 reviews and 183 photos

  National Gallery (as seen from Trafalgar Square)
by Ricmenoli

The National Gallery is located in Trafalgar Square and its huge, imponent, Neoclassical spectacular building clearly distinguishes itself over the Square's other buildings. The gallery was founded in the 19th century and is the home to more than two thousand paintings. The National Gallery's collection is publicly-owned so the entrance to the main, permanent collection is free of charge. If one likes art in general and especially if one likes painting the chance to see one of the world's most famous collections, which covers paintings from the late Middle Ages up to the Modern era, is not to be missed. One can see paintings from such great artists as Botticelli, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Vermeer, Velázquez, Monet, Renoir and Van Gogh.

Address: Trafalgar Square, WC2
Directions: Charing Cross or Leicester Square tubes
Phone: 0 20 7747 2885
Website: http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/

Review Helpfulness: 2 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 23, 2008
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