Europe is home to breathtaking historic cities, culinary diversity, famous retail stores, and spectacular natural beauty that will leave anyone in awe. Europe is full of amazing museums that feature thousands of the world’s masterpieces. From the National Gallery in London to the Hermitage in Russia, Europe boasts some of the best museums in the world. Whether you want to admire contemporary arts or classical arts, here are the best art museums and galleries you should visit.

Louvre, Paris, France

The Louvre art museum is the largest art museum in the world, standing in an area of 72,735 m2 and boasts approximately 38,000 objects. Part of the Louvre Palace, the museum is considered a historic monument in Paris. It has an incomparable collection of art pieces, which covers the full spectrum of art through the ages, spanning from the sixth century B.C to the nineteenth century A.D. The Louvre’s collection varies from Egyptian antiques, ancient Greek and Roman sculptures, artifacts from the French nobles, as well as painting the Old Masters. Visitors will be enchanted by the enigmatic smile of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa,” which is one of the most famous works in the museum. The painting