Museums & Art Galleries
‘Greatest collections of our time’
The Louvre, Paris: a glass pyramid provides the feature to this mesmerizing museum and arts gallery, so big that it would take months and months to view all exhibits; also the Museum d’Orsay: another stunning museum with famous artist’s exhibits such as Monet and Renoir.
Uffizzi Gallery, Florence: houses the finest art collection in the world by many critics, with pictures that are incomparable.
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam: One of the best museums in continental Europe, Dutch history and art, Renaissance and medieval art; also the Van Gogh Museum (Van Gogh’s finest paintings)
The Hermitage, St Petersburg: One of the best museums on the planet, and houses the largest art collection in the world, containing treasures of many European periods including Roman, French, Dutch and Greek, with names like Van Gogh, Raphael, Leonardo and Michelangelo. The Small Hermitage, The Big Hermitage, the New Hermitage, Hermitage Theatre, the Winter Palace, one of the most opulent palaces in the city and Palace Square all make up this massive and famous complex!! This is one of the greatest art houses of the world, for all you buffs out there.
The Prado, Madrid: Arguably one of the most spectacular art houses in the world, one of the best collections of art in Europe, with works by Bosch, Goya, Velazquez, Raphael and Botticelli.
In London; The National Gallery (houses one of the greatest art collections in the world, on Trafalgar Square), the Tate Gallery (both the Tate Britain and Tate Modern, an exquisite collection of the world’s modern art), the British Museum (One of the most famous museums in the world, London’s best, biggest and most comprehensive with famous and major exhibits including ancient archaeological finds), the Victoria and Albert Museum (Kensington’s finest).
Egyptian Antiquities Museum, Cairo: Probably the greatest museum in the ancient world, housing over 100,000 relics and remnants of Egyptian history and dating back thousands of years. Consists of 2 floors, including the Tutankhamun Galleries, Royal Mummy Room, Royal Tombs and other mummies. A visit to Cairo would not be complete without visiting this famous attraction.
The Guggenheim, New York: More for it’s amazing and unique outside design.
Art Institute of Chicago: Chicago’s finest, a large complex housing famous works.