Art galleries and museums throughout Europe are a dream come true for many art enthusiasts. The National Gallery in London is one of the must-see destinations for anyone who appreciates art.
With over 2,000 paintings by history’s most well-known artists, the National Gallery in London is definitely worth checking out while visiting the city. Some even call it the best art gallery in the entire world. And visiting the National Gallery in London won’t cost you a penny. That’s right, it’s absolutely free.
If you’re curious as to what kind of art you’ll find at the National Gallery in London, here’s a small taste of the artwork available to see:
- Sunflowers by Vincent van Gogh
- The Fighting Temeraire by JMW Turner
- The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck
- The Baptism of Christ by Piero della Francesca
- The Haywain by John Constable
There are a great many artists whose work is displayed throughout the National Gallery in London. A short list of some of these legendary artists includes:
- Leonardo daVinci
- Sandro Botticelli
- Peter Paul Rubens
- William Hogarth
- Georges Seurat
- George Stubbs
If you decide you need to see the historical artwork displayed at the National Gallery in London, it can be fairly easy to work time into your trip. The gallery is open daily from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and open until 9:00 pm on Fridays. Holiday travelers, keep in mind that the gallery is closed on December 24-26 and January 1.