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National Gallery

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The National Gallery houses the national collection of paintings in the Western European tradition from the 13th to the 19th centuries. It is on show 361 days a year, free of charge.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
+44 20 7747 2885
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Reviewed yesterday

A brilliant exhibition; beautiful depiction of light on satins and silks, beaches and children wet from swimming. One gets a sense of sitting in the gardens drowsing in the sun. His portraits of his family are executed with tenderness, capturing their beauty. It inspires me...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank yuahawy
Reviewed yesterday

We spent Christmas in London this year and got emersed in the history of London. It seems like every where you turn in london is something amazing to look at.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bart_and_Romney
Reviewed yesterday

So took the kids and wife to visit the gallery early last year. Have comfortable shoes and take your time and dont rush with the crowds. Worth getting the brochure so you know where you are going. Absolutely fabulous. Some fantastic halls and fantastic paintings....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Badsha001
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

really good gallery, i have been many times. best price there is, FREE. also outside Trafalgar square is a noce place to take tourist pictures, and a tonne of other close attractions, leceister square. etc etc

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank B L
Reviewed yesterday

If you visit London, this is a must see! Beautiful artwork! You can literally spend an entire day in here looking at how beautiful this place is.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gatorgirl0110
Reviewed yesterday

Visited for an hour or so and very much enjoyed. Couldn't really recommend the cafe - unbelievable queues, seems understaffed.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank fisheatingveggie
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Obviously if you love art or are just curious this is a great place to visit. There are so may painting that you would recognise and many more that you may not. There are helpful narrative plaques to help out your understanding. The building itself...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jeepers3
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Do not miss the national Gallery near the Picadily circle. The biggest art gallery with all the best painters. A must.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had been wanting to visit The National Gallery for a while & we were certainly not disappointed. A lot to see & lots of information and an audio tour available if required. A great location. You so not have to be an art lover...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I am frequent to US from Heathrow for my business works. I always prefer them,they are the best place to visit in London

Date of experience: February 2019
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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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2 December 2018|
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Response from MillyT73 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but due to an unknown Rembrandt in packing area, they now don't take Monet, cards only.
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3 June 2018|
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Response from hdthequeen | Reviewed this property |
I wasn’t as impressed with the V&A museum, but I absolutely loved the National Gallery because there are so many different types of art to see. If you want to see things other than paintings, then the V&A museum might be... More
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3 June 2018|
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Response from shymaa_ali | Reviewed this property |
60 minutes.