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National Gallery
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Small-Group Guided Tour of the National Gallery in London
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Small-Group Tour: The National Gallery and British Museum in London
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Private Tour: National Gallery Tour in London with Art Historian Guide
Ranked #2 of 1,750 things to do in London
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 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.
Reviewed 27 March 2012

Loved the many exhibits -- you could spend lots of time here. I absolutely loved the gift shop as well.

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Reviewed 27 March 2012

You can just sit and soak in the atmosphere in your favourite rooms, waiting for inspiration to strike (I'ma writer not a painter, but it still works for me!) take informative tours about particular pieces, visit well thought out exhibitions such as the ongoing Turner one, or just go to the cafe for some good, imaginative, but unfussy food. (Perhaps a tad expensive but it could be worse.) Plus it's free to enter the gallery. Only downside is that you get sshh'ed a lot. Particularly Americans I've noticed! although I was once told off in 5 different languages for leaning to close to one small painting, which was an experience :D

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Reviewed 27 March 2012

The National Gallery is the home of a myriad of paintings of ranging from the sublime to the wouldn't take if given away but of course taste in art is subjective and what I find not to my tatse other will find outstanding. Go and see for yourself.

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Reviewed 27 March 2012

This is in a great location and offers easy access to other London landmarks within walking distance.

With free entry its definately one to put on the list to visit during a trip to London and coupled with the opportunity to see wold famous paintings its a great day out, but maybe not one for really young children.

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Reviewed 27 March 2012

We used Rick Steve's 2012 London guide. In there, it showed where all the important works were located. We followed that guide and it was a perfect timeframe--not too long and we didn't miss much. We loved the rooms with the Degas, Monet, Manet, Renoir, et. al. Outstanding. We have visited the Louvre and the D'Orsay in Paris and really liked this museum for its breadth of artists.

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