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Galleries and museums in London for an art-filled trip, with tips for a visit.

London is one of the European capitals with the most attractions for young, old and young at heart. In particular, the capital in question is very rich in art galleries, so it is visited every year by millions of tourists who want to see with their own eyes some of the most beautiful works in the world. To make the tour of all the galleries, you need the use of a card that allows you to move between different areas of the city, without spending a capital. One of them is theOyster Card, which is simple, fast and cheap. The cost of theOyster Card, in fact, varies depending on the areas you want to go through, generally in zone 1 and 2 are concentrated the main art galleries.

Recall that London is home to the best work of artists from around the world, much of which can be viewed totally free of charge. Below are the best-known Art Galleries in the capital:

  • Barbican Art Gallery: it boasts as many as two art galleries in one, hosting works by internationally renowned architects who have also created, among other things, works specifically for the gallery in question.
  • National Gallery: from its imposing structure in Trafalgar Square, this gallery is divided into four floors and it is recommended to reserve at least an entire day for it to admire the pictorial art collections bearing within it. From Van Gogh to Renoir, from Titian to Botticelli, from Da Vinci to Stubbs, it promises to leave everyone breathless./li>
  • Royal Academy of Art: founded in 1768 and located in the Piccadilly neighborhood, it presents new exhibitions every year that are always very successful. However, it is possible to admire a permanent collection with works by Millais, Turner, Taddei and even a bas-relief by Michelangelo.
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  • Saatchi Gallery: located in Chelsea, this gallery exclusively houses works of contemporary art. It is located within the Duke of York building, more specifically on Kings Road. The gallery features works by both emerging and international artists. Visits and activities carried out by the gallery, as well as admission, are always free of charge.

On the web there are many sites on which it is possible to get more tourist information about London, including practical information, for example on how to receive or send an international money transfer.

Londra, Sala della National Gallery
London, National Gallery Hall

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