Tate Modern

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Afar Magazine

It’s impossible to ignore the hulking 1950s architecture of the Tate Modern, slap-bang in the middle of the most-walked part of the South Bank. Full review →



There is something very glamorous about the vast space, let alone the amazing holdings, which range from Matisse to Matthew Barney.


Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

Housed within a former power station on the south bank of the Thames, the gallery houses Tate Britain's existing collection of 20th-century modern art. Full review →



The huge Turbine Hall entrance, which once housed Ai Weiwei’s porcelain sunflower seeds and Carsten Hèller’s helter-skelter slide, never ceases to inspire. Full review →


Fodor's Tick Choice

This spectacular renovation of a mid-20th-century power station is one of the most-visited museums of modern art in the world. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Welcoming more than four million visitors a year, Tate Modern is the world's most popular modern art gallery (the free admission helps), and one of the capital's very best attractions. Full review →


Let's Go

Within the gallery rooms are Rothko and Picasso, Mondrian and Delvaux in glorious relief to... stark surroundings. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

One of London's most popular attractions, this outstanding modern and contemporary art gallery is housed in the creatively revamped Bankside Power Station south of the Millennium Bridge. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

200m of rectilinear façade bordering the River Thames, 4.2 million brown bricks, a chimney resembling a church tower and a former turbine hall evoking a cathedral nave. Full review →


Not For Tourists

Herzog and de Meuron dazzler. Full review →


Time Out 69

Thanks to its industrial architecture, this powerhouse of modern art is awe-inspiring even before you enter. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Housed in a hulking converted power station, this vast modern art showplace opened in 2000 but still breaks new ground with installations. Full review →

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