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London attractions: Get up close and personal with Queen Elizabeth at the National Portrait Gallery
Published: Friday 3rd of May 2013
If you want a chance to meet Queen Elizabeth, Henry VII and the Beatles then this is the ideal place to visit.
There are over 10,000 portraits of famous monarchs, rock bands and celebrated artists held here, along with works from internationally renowned artists and photographers.
One of the current exhibitions that is taking place until the end of the month is the Man Ray portraits, which features over 150 vintage prints and key works from international museums and private collections from the artist.
The collection will give guests a personal insight into the unique life and style of this artist and his experiments.
There is also a series of paintings by US-born artist George Catlin which features Native American Indians and their lives.
The collection is said to be among some of the most evocative and insightful records of indigenous groups ever made.
Monday 12th of November 2012 The Churchill War Rooms give visitors a glimpse into the place where prime minister Winston Churchill and his ministers conducted business at the height of the Blitz.
Sunday 11th of November 2012 An Original London Sightseeing Tour is a great way to see the capital.
Saturday 10th of November 2012 There is nothing more relaxing on a whirlwind trip to London than sitting back with some popcorn and a good film.
Friday 9th of November 2012 The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace is hosting a particularly intriguing exhibition for art lovers.
Thursday 8th of November 2012 With a London Pass you can enjoy a tour of Stamford Bridge.
Tuesday 6th of November 2012 Any trip to London needs to include a visit to the Churchill War Rooms.
Monday 5th of November 2012 Soak in one of London's prestige events at Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum.
Sunday 4th of November 2012 The London Wetland Centre is hosting a series of talks that wildlife enthusiasts will enjoy.
Saturday 3rd of November 2012 Eltham Palace has a lengthy history and stunning architecture.
Friday 2nd of November 2012 The UK has been blessed with some of the best musicians the world has ever produced so check out The British Music Experience.
Thursday 1st of November 2012 When visiting London with the family, what better way to spend an afternoon than visiting the zoo?