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London attractions: Thousands of famous paintings on display at the National Gallery

Published: Wednesday 15th of May 2013

 Posted by Georgina Black
If you want to view some of the most beautiful paintings in the world, and are on the hunt for things to do in London then be sure to take a trip to the National Gallery.

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.

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