London Pass BlogBack to Blog
London attractions: Thousands of famous paintings on display at the National Gallery
Published: Wednesday 15th of May 2013
The attraction contains over 2,000 western European paintings from just about every famous artist you can think of.
These include treasures from Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Picasso and Van Gogh, to name but a few.
Highlights of the visit include a "60 Minute Tour" which features some of the more popular paintings at the gallery.
The tour is available in most European languages and is also available in Chinese, Korean, Russian and Portugese.
The gallery helps to shed light on some of the early influences on Britain's cultural heritage.
Current exhibitions and displays include the Vermeer and Music: The Art of Love and Leisure and the Michael Landy: Saints Alive.
This attraction is surely one not to be missed for any serious lover of art and culture.
Save time and money sightseeing in London with free entry to top attractions in London.
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Friday 26th of October 2012 Come and visit the world famous Tower of London and see why it attracts throngs of tourists every year.
Thursday 25th of October 2012 An afternoon at the Curzon Chelsea cinema is ideal after a busy day's sightseeing.
Wednesday 24th of October 2012 Take a trip to one of the hidden London attractions, Queen’s Ice & Bowl for a relaxing afternoon.
Tuesday 23rd of October 2012 The Banqueting House makes for a really interesting addition to a sightseeing itinerary.
Monday 22nd of October 2012 Westminster Abbey has seen monarchs from William the Conqueror to Queen Elizabeth II coronated.
Friday 19th of October 2012 St Paul's Cathedral is one of the landmark London attractions on the capital's skyline.
Thursday 18th of October 2012 Chislehurst Caves has been a London attraction since the Victorian era.
Tuesday 16th of October 2012 People seeking London attractions at which they can learn more about the Queen's famous Foot Guards should consider a trip to the Guards Museum.
Monday 15th of October 2012 Art lovers visiting London will no doubt ensure that the National Gallery is on their sightseeing...
Monday 15th of October 2012 Hampton Court Palace is one of the most popular London attractions, and people who want to take the weight off their feet during a visit should consider a trip to the Tiltyard Cafe.
Sunday 14th of October 2012 A wonderfully diverse collection of pieces of art is on offer at the Wernher Collection at Ranger's House.