The View from the Shard London

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Highlights

  • View the city from the 72nd floor of Western Europe's tallest building.
  • Explore visual and interactive exhibits and learn the history of London.
  • See popular London landmarks from above, such as the Tower of London, Big Ben and more.

The Shard London – a modern-day marvel

Ever since it was officially opened to the public on 1st February 2013, The Shard has gone ahead to become one of London’s most iconic landmarks. Originally called the London Bridge Tower, the building comprises an unbelievable number of 11,000 glass panels. Its glass feature is where this attraction derives its names from, including the Shard of Glass and the Shard London Bridge. Get a new perspective over the bustling capital with tickets to visit The Shard London.

Enjoy fantastic views from a height of 800 ft

The Italian architect Renzo Piano is responsible for this amazing structure. This 95-storey Shard stands proudly in Southwark, London. The Shard is the tallest in the UK and 5th tallest in the European continent. At 310 metres, it is the highest vantage point in London, offering unparalleled views of the city. You can see the River Thames flowing through the busy capital from this heigh. Get access to the structure’s 68, 69 and 72 levels. Upon entering The Shard London, board the elevator which will take you to floor 68. The lift travels six metres in a second, so you will reach your destination within a minute. During the climb, you will be entertained with different information about the city followed by brilliant visuals.

The Shard London - See the city from the Shard
See the city from the Shard

You have the freedom to lazily explore level 68 and 69. Once done, you can head up to the open-air observation deck on the 72nd floor. It is called The View From The Shard, and it is pretty much an outdoor gallery. This area is the highest point accessible by visitors. Take your time to get mesmerising 360° views of London and its many attractions. See the Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral, the London Eye, the Tower of London, Big Ben, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the Walkie Talkie and so much more. Nowhere else do you get such an alternate perspective of the capital. The Shard is the sole construction that offers such jaw-dropping, over the top vistas of London. Not getting enough? The digital, touchscreen-enabled telescopes allow you to bring the monuments closer to you. They provide interesting facts about the landmarks and let you discover how they appear at other times of the day.

Grab a drink at London’s tallest bar

Witnessing the grandeur of the city is not the only thing you can do. How about setting up the mood with drinks as you catch sight of London and its attractions? Treat yourself with a glass of bubbly champagne on level 72. Sipping on cold fizz while you feast your eyes with unimaginable urban beauty, how could your day get any better! There are six bars and restaurants inside the building – Bar 31, Hutong, TING, GONG, Aqua Shard and Oblix. They offer forty-mile picturesque views of the capital with their floor to ceiling windows.

Get tickets to access the Shard London with friends, family or your beloved and create awesome memories to cherish forever.

Includes

  • Entry to The Shard

Excludes

  • Glass of champagne
  • Hotel transfers

Additional

  • Getting your tickets

    You will receive your tickets via email shortly after booking. Please display them on your mobile device along with valid photo ID. Please note that your tickets are only valid for the date and time selected when booking.

  • Accessibility

    The Shard is fully accessible to individuals in wheelchairs.

  • Cancellation Policy

    Tickets cannot be cancelled or refunded once booked.