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Top Art Galleries to Visit in Europe

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1) The Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

The Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna is one of the foremost museums on the globe. It accommodates a number of historic paintings, as well as an exceptional assortment of European works of art.

2) The Louvre Museum, Paris

The Louvre Museum or Musée du Louvre, in Paris, is one of the most renowned and largest museums in the world. The museum is part of the Louvre Palace, and houses 35,000 pieces of historic and contemporary artwork.

3) The Musée d'Orsay, Paris

The Musée d'Orsay, Paris has a superior assortment of impressionist and 19th century French paintings. It houses many works from the masters, such as van Gogh, Renoir, and Monet.

4) The Victoria and Albert Museum, London

The Victoria and Albert Museum of London has made history all over the world with its rare offerings. The popular gallery contains exhibits from some of the most notorious painters on the globe. The current works of art are from the modern era with paintings from such controversial artists as Ray and Aalto.

5) The Federal Republic of Germany Art Hall

The Federal Republic of Germany Art Hall is one of the premiere galleries on earth. Housed by Germany’s oldest structure, the stunning exhibits rotate on a continual basis, which tempts art lovers to visit often. Gallery employees work diligently to provide the appropriate ambience to the building and the pieces of art with high style and low lights.

6) Contemporary British gallery in Chelsea, London

The Contemporary British gallery in Chelsea, London, England displays works of art from both well-known and up-and-coming British artists. Perfectly situated in the middle of London, on King’s Road, Chelsea, this unique gallery boasts spacious rooms and high ceilings.

7) Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels is Belgium's leading Museum. It contains a superior compilation of Flemish paintings, including Jacques Louis David's famous "Death of Marat.”

8) The Fitzwilliam Gallery of Cambridge

The Fitzwilliam Gallery of Cambridge is a flourishing museum. It features Wartime art with images from both world wars. There are also many works of art on exhibit painted by World War II soldiers.

9) The National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

The National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh is the leading Art Museum in Scotland. It houses a superior assortment of European paintings, including the "Madonna of the roses" by Sandro Botticelli.

10) Gemaldegalerie, Berlin

Gemaldegalerie, Berlin has possibly the finest collection of European paintings in Germany, displaying works by such great artists as, Rembrandt, Dürer and Raphael.

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