London's highest and best view. It is the only place you can see 1,000 years of London's history all at once with up to 40 miles of stunning views.
The Shard (also referred to as the Shard of Glass, Shard London Bridge or the London Bridge Tower) is a high-rise building in Southwark, London. The Shard was built in July 2012. It is 309.6 metres (1,016 ft) high. It is the tallest building in the European Union, and 96th tallest in the world.
Tallest building in Europe with great views of London and high-end restaurants.
The Shard, also referred to as the Shard of Glass, Shard London Bridge and formerly London Bridge Tower, is a 95-storey supertall skyscraper, designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano, in Southwark, London, that forms part of the Shard Quarter . Best view of London :)
Trains from Thornton Heath go into London Bridge Station which is literally underneath the Shard. Just walk outside then look up!
“Allow yourself 2-3 hours to explore this iconic royal fortress- hear the captivating stories of London History while being dazzled by breathtaking architecture. Even if you cannot get in to see the Jewels - the riverside walk with its its numerous restaurants -and the Shad will occupy you day fully”
“This is a must see for all foodies, or even for the general vibe of London. It's BIG, and has amazing food and places to eat and graze.”
“St Paul's Cathedral is one of the most famous and most recognisable sights of London, with its dome, dominating the skyline for 300 years. At 365 feet (111 m) high, it was the tallest building in London from 1710 to 1962, and its dome is also among the highest in the world.”
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“ This captivating trip is suitable for both children and adults. It is one of the tallest observation wheels in the world and can, therefore, give you the most amazing 40 minutes of your life. Get into your high-tech capsule and enjoy the thrill as you feel yourself rise to enjoy amazing views including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, and Houses of Parliament.”