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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.
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