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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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Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Reviewed today via mobile

I was bowled over by this exhibition, it is terrific. Bringing so many pieces together was amazing. To see the development of style and focus as his life progressed really highlighted the brilliance of his use of light. Being able to see the three views...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

I specifically attended the National Gallery for the Monet & Architecture exhibition. It was easy to buy tickets on the day. I went in the morning when the gallery opened so there were less people. This made a more enjoyable experience to admire the paintings....More

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Reviewed today

You can spend a compolete day in here and not see half the exhibits. No charge but a donation recommended. Restaurants good and not over priced.

Thank Stuart W
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Reviewed yesterday

Do you like Monet, Matisse, Titian, Gaugin, Van Gogh and more? This is the place for you for many hours of art reflections. Not to be missed for the education of your history and art buffs. Not necessary a place for the children however.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The national gallery is friendly and easy to visit, it is free and offers a huge collection of famous and beautiful pieces of art. The rooms are easy to be located and visited. I cannot express my admiration for this beautiful and especial place which...More

1  Thank SimoRupy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the exhibition for a private evening viewing and it was excellent. Eight rooms displaying almost 80 paintings, many of which are from private collections, they are well worth the visit. On until the end of July, you should definitely go along and see this...More

Thank Sally F
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to the Monet exhibition in the Sainsbury wing, £18 admission. Well presented exhibition of c 70 paintings from 1860’s to early 1900’s showing Monets relationship with architecture. Grouped into themes such as Rouen, Le Havre, Paris, Venice, London. Hadn’t realised the famed water lily...More

Thank jerseyman1
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spent an afternoon wandering through, awestruck by the beautiful paintings and wonderful building! Specially went to see the Constable, Turner and Van Gogh paintings and were not disappointed!!

1  Thank Annalie G
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Reviewed yesterday

Situated bang in the middle of the busy streets of London and right behind the Majestic lions is the National Gallery. The highlight is some amazing art displayed inside and the free entry.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Centrally located with a lot of other attractions near by. It’s also has a well maintained bathroom right outside (it does cost 20 cents to use, however). The exhibition itself has a lot of cool, historical arts. Highly recommend.

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esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
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Hi! We felt the same way. We took a "hop on/hop off" bus tour on our first day. it was worth the price. There are several different companies to choose from but they all seem to offer basically the same tours. We paid 37... More
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It's FREE Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell 20 September 2017 – 7 May 2018 Members' preview day: 19 September Ground Floor Galleries Admission free, donations welcome The only additional cost I saw was for the... More
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