National Gallery

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Timings : 10:00 - 18:00, 10:00 - 21:00 (Friday)

National Gallery, London Overview

The National Gallery is a art gallery situated in London which displays more than 2000 Western European paintings from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century. The works of renowned artists like Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Turner, Van Gogh, etc are displayed here.

The National Gallery is considered as one of London's most important museums and it holds an impressive collection of paintings covering the period between 1260 and 1900 and it has works of all the renowned artists of that era. Over 2300 paintings are on display now in the monument at Trafalgar Square. It is a neoclassical building which is now turned into a museum after 1838. The works in this museum are organised in a chronological manner. At the main entrance of the museum which is towards the Sainsbury wing, one can find the oldest paintings of Giotto and Jan Ban Eyck. The works of the Renaissance artists like Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci can be found in the west wing while the seventeenth and eighteenth century painting can be found in the other wings.

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