Price: Starting from USD $61.33 per person
Duration: 3 - 3.5 hours

Tate Britain, where this Private London Walking Tour starts, contains the main collection of British Art from the 16th century to the present day.

Tate Britain is a splendid 19th century home for the British collection. Renovated recently, it has modern facilities and is endowed with plenty of space for large sculpture in the Duveen Galleries. In the Octagon Gallery, you will be confronted with a major piece from the permanent collection as soon as you enter. In the Clore Galleries you will find a regularly changing display of paintings by Turner, from the bequest he made to the Nation of over 300 works. They are a must for all lovers of this great artist.

A boat trip down the Thames River links the two Tates and provides a wonderful panorama of London from the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben to St. Paul's. You will alight on the South Bank for the Tate Modern, the famous conversion of the Bankside Power Station which took place during the 1990's to house the 20th century. collection of Modern and Contemporary Art.

Tate Modern is home to great works by the Italian futurists like Boccioni or metaphysical painters like De Chirico and Morandi. French masterpieces of sculpture and paintings like Degas' Dancers, Matisse, Picasso and an impressive collection of American Abstract Expressionists can also be found.

Apart from the ever changing but exciting modern collection of paintings, sculptures, objects and installations, Tate Modern enjoys splendid views from top floor over the Thames towards St. Paul's, to which it has been linked by the Millennium pedestrian bridge by Norman Foster.
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