National Portrait Gallery 3.0 rating

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The National Portrait Gallery is just around the corner from the National Gallery and displays historical portraits of eminent Britishers since the Tudors. Walk around the gallery chronologically, viewing portraits of notable figures from British history - from Henry VII, Shakespeare to Blur and David Beckham.

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About National Portrait Gallery

 St Martin's Pl, WC2H 0HE

 Nearest Transit: Leicester Square (Lines: Northern, Piccadilly)

 +44 20 7306005

 http://www.npg.org.uk

National Portrait Gallery and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Big Ben

Big Ben(1 km)
The 13-ton 4-faced iconic bell, named after Benjamin Hall who was commissioner of works when the tower was completed in 1858, has gilded periphals surrounding the dials which are 7 metre in diameter.

British Museum

British Museum(1 km)
The British Museum is, undoubtedly, one of the best museums in the world and a definite highlight of any trip to London.

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace(1.4 km)
The Buckingham Palace is the official London residence and workplace of the Queen of the United Kingdom.

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square(0.2 km)
Trafalgar Square is the main, central square and the site of London's New Year celebrations.

British Library

British Library(2.2 km)
The official book depository of the United Kingdom, the British Library holds a copy of every book ever printed here, and a wide variety of periodicals.

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey(1.2 km)
Westminster Abbey is the traditional coronation, wedding and burial church of Royalty, with a thousand year old history dating back to 10th century Benedictine monks.

Tate Britain

Tate Britain(2 km)
The Tate Britain museum is oldest art gallery of the Tate network and houses the Tate collection of British art from 1500 AD through to contemporary art.

London Eye

London Eye(0.8 km)
The London Eye is relatively new to the neighbourhood, but has become an integral part of the London skyline and is a major tourist attraction on the Thames banks.

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