National Gallery

At the edge of Covent Garden, dominating the top of Trafalgar Square, the National Gallery houses one of the world’s most impressive collections of Western European paintings.

Owned by the nation, these works of art date from between the 13th and the 19th centuries, including masterpieces by many of the greatest talents ever to have applied paint to canvas: Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Titian, Goya, Degas, Cézanne, Turner. Among the  most  popular exhibits are Hans Holbein’s The Ambassadors, Claude Monet’s The Water Lily Pond and Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers.

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