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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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+44 20 7747 2885
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Reviewed today via mobile

Spent a wonderful day looking at incredible artwork, interspersed with trips to the cafe and shop. Helpful, friendly guides

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Reviewed today via mobile

Located directly at Trafalgar Square, the National Gallery is perfect even for the not-so-artsy spirit, because it’s free to visit and you can check out only a couple of paintings and spend 10 minutes there, or hang out the whole day surrounded by some of...More

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Reviewed today

Three centuries of Royal and aristocratic collecting are on display at this magnificent and free museum. I always make a beeline for the 17th century Dutch collection but no matter your preferences there is something for every taste.

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Reviewed today via mobile

This is rightly an area of outstanding beauty in the peaceful Sussex countryside.There are many glorious forest walks, some with stunning views across the downs. Admittedly we had perfect weather! One area has the famous Winnie-the-Pooh trails to explore. There are several dedicated parking places...More

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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I could not stay long enough to enjoy the National Gallery sufficiently, but we would definitely recommend this site to anyone looking to get out of the bustling streets of London. As expected, there are numerous gorgeous pictures and paintings of sceneries...More

Thank Amanda A
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice piece of arts you can find here! If you like paintings do not miss it! You can choose different kind of paints!

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Reviewed yesterday

You need a day minimum to have a basic tour of the highlights of the museum, More if you could afford.

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Reviewed yesterday

I didn't get time to go in, but looked nice from the outside, will come back to visit. nice area, and alot of tourist like me so I heard some french words that felt a bit like home, but ya will come back and visit

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Reviewed yesterday

There is so much things to see at this place. I am huge art and history fan since I was a child, so this place is really something I like. Came here a few times on my own and with my friends, can't get enough...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely Fantastic. So much easier and relaxed than the Louvre. People sitting on seats just contemplating these magnificent works. Peaceful - Fantastic. Entry is free, there is a little pressure to donate 5 pounds for the visit. For me, in comparison to other attractions, it...More

Thank AngusR56
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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
...More
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Response from WJP89 | Reviewed this property |
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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