It is only natural for a city as old as Athens, Greece, to be home to more than a few historic cultural institutions. Among them is the National Gallery and Alexandros Soutzos Museum, which travelers can visit with a car rental in Athens
The origins of the National Gallery date back to 1878, when a total of 117 works were exhibited at the University of Athens. In 1900, an official museum was established, and the institution’s collection has grown ever since.
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to see the institution’s collection of Greek and European works, which are housed in two separate buildings. Overall, visitors will be able to see important artistic pieces that were created between the 14th and 20th centuries.
Among the famous artists whose works are on display at this attraction include Pablo Picasso, Auguste Rodin, Rembrandt and Henri Matisse. Visitors to the museum can view these creators’ pieces, as well as Renaissance paintings like Jacob Jordaens' "The Adoration of the Shephards" and Antoine Bourdelle’s sculpture, "Dying Centaur."