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National Gallery

Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, England
+44 20 7747 2885
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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
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Reviewed today

I was surprised by the volume and quality of the paintings. It is relaxed and allows you to spend time looking at the amazing paintings. It was also free entry. Recommended

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Reviewed today via mobile

This really is an incredible place with the best of the National collection on display. All the “ show stoppers” you will ever need to see.

Thank Colin H
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Reviewed yesterday

What an amazing experience to see so many of the world's masterpieces under one roof. Rembrandt, Monet and Van Gogh. And many more. An absolute must to see.

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed yesterday

This gallery houses some of the most famous paintings in the world. Gallery after gallery, floor after floor, you could spend an entire day there.

Thank Lynone
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Reviewed yesterday

The National Gallery is a national treasure. The permanent collection alone can take days to explore. We went to see the Monet Architecture special exhibit. It was such an expansive collection fo his greatest works. We were so happy to have been in London during...More

Thank AndyM99999
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved the gallery and learned so much about the artists using their devices. I was disappointed that the Waterlilies by Monet wasn't there until I found out that there was a special exhibit downstairs of Monet's works. I was thrilled to be able to see...More

Thank Maureen M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I Like the way they provide a little story beside the artworks. Might be a bit boring for people who doesn't fancy art though.

Thank Janice L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Every section is fascinating. Just leave yourself plenty of time at least two hours. The National Portrait Gallery next to the National Gallery is well worth a visit also.

Thank Anthony H
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited this most famous of art galleries as part of our proper first date - we've now been together 11 years. It is outstanding. The brightness and quality of the old masters is incredible and the information available abundant. You cannot but admire the...More

Thank Clive A
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Reviewed yesterday

A wonderful collection of art through the centuries. Something here to please every art lover. If you are keen on Monet, don't miss the current exhibition. Well worth a visit. Our only downside was the very stale bun we were served in the cafe in...More

Thank Lynne A
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well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
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Alexa C
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Response from _simark103 | Reviewed this property |
Try to do both. V and A- is South Kensington- you could do part of it- as it has so many paintings, sculptures, artefacts---- and take a break going towards Leicester square - walk, get snacks and end up in the National... More
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