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National Gallery
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Small-Group Guided Tour of the National Gallery in London
Ranked #2 of 1,615 things to do in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Not to be missed”
Reviewed 23 March 2012

A great art museum ann the collection is so choice for so many periods!

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“Fine collection of paintings”
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Excellent collection of paintings, especially for the 19th century. Impressionist paintings and Renaissance collection (including Leonardo) were highlights. Free admission, but ban on photography is a weakness, especially as many other museums allow it (e.g. Louvre, Met in NYC). Perfect location in Trafalgar Square and walking distance to theatres near Leicester Square.

Visited December 2011
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“A great collection”
Reviewed 22 March 2012

A labyrinth of a museum, it pays to concentrate on one artist or period but the temptation to just wander and stare at room upon room of magnificent paintings is hard to resist. The Street Artists outside the museum, a naked man balancing on top of a ladder and knife juggling when we visited provide a nice foil to the High culture inside.

Visited February 2012
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“Art round every corner”
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Spent hours in here looking at some of the most famous paintings you've ever heard about and we took a free tour which was the best.

Visited April 2011
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“Beautiful building and artwork, great to see”
Reviewed 21 March 2012

Even if you are not an "art buff" it's still a great attraction to see. The building is stunning and artwork is quite beautiful. Entry is free, and you are up close to paintings by artists that you will definitely recognise.

Visited March 2012
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