Explore the National Gallery, opened in 1824 when the British Governmentpurchased a beautiful collection composed by 38 pictures from the wealthy banker J. J. Angerstein. Originally all artworks were placed in Angerstein’s house and in 1838 the collection was transferred to its current place, the elegant building that dominated Trafalgar Square. The building was enlarged over the years and its collection enriched. Today the National Gallery occupies an important place in the list of the most admired european collections of art. In a only space there are over 2000 artworks. You will enjoy paintings made from the XIII to XVI century such as Lippi, Mantegna, Bellini, Botticelli, van Eyck, Dürer, Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Cranach, Bruegel, Veronese, Titian. Here you will admire the reformers of the art history such as Caravaggio, van Dyck, Poussin, Velázquez, Rembrandt, Vermeer, all of them visible in the National Gallery. Finish the fabulous artistic journey in the paradise of the modern art where are jealously kept paintings made from the XVIII to XX century: admire the amazing views by Canaletto, learn about old social issues through Goya’s descriptions, wander the magic world by Cézanne, Monet, Degas and Van Gogh.