A new perspective on London from astonishing heights!
The Shard is a modern-day skyscraper dominating the London skyline. It has become one of the most famous buildings in the whole world since its official opening on 1st February 2013. Formerly known as the London Bridge Tower, today it is also called the Shard London Bridge and the Shard of Glass. The building is made up of 11,000 glass panels and offers unparalleled views of the city. You can access this spectacular building with Shard tickets.
A 95-floor skyscraper in London’s Southwark, The Shard was designed by Italian architect Renzo Piano. It is an unbelievable 310 metres tall, and the highest viewpoint of England’s capital. The total glass facade area adds up to 56,000 square metres, which is the same as eight football pitches. It is the tallest building in the United Kingdom as well as the fifth tallest in Europe. The Shard is an entirely new way to see London and is the only spot that provides a view of the city from such a spectacular height.
Experience London from above with The View from The Shard tickets
Watch the Thames wind through the heart of London and see the capital get on with its everyday bustle from the sky. The views from here are simply unbeatable!
The View from The Shard tickets give you access to levels 68, 69 and 72. Once inside, the lift will take you up to level 68. Since the elevator covers six metres within one second, you will reach the level in only a minute! Stunning visuals and facts about London complement this short climb. Feel free to walk around the 68th and 69th floor before making your way up to level 72’s open-air deck. At a height of 800 ft, it is the building’s highest public level, offering awe-inspiring 360° panoramic views. Take your time to marvel at the city’s wonders for as long as you want from this breath-taking vantage point.
Check out the London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, the Walkie Talkie, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Big Ben, River Thames and the Tower of London. The Shard is the only spot in London that provides such mesmerising over the top views of these famous attractions. Want to get closer? Use the building’s touchscreen-enabled digital telescopes to zoom in on the city’s landmarks. You can learn about them and also find out how they look at different times of the day.
Visit London’s highest bar
Why worry about your meals when you can wine and dine at some of the city’s best restaurants! The Shard has six restaurants and bars in total – Aqua Shard, Bar 31, TING, Hutong, GONG and Oblix. All of them boast floor to ceiling windows with a forty-mile panoramic view of the capital. Purchase a glass of bubbly champagne on level 72 to add a touch of luxury to your visit.
So, treat yourself today and buy yourself Shard tickets and get the best views from London’s tallest building.
April – October:
Daily: 10 AM – 10 PM.
November – March:
Sunday – Wednesday: 10 AM to 8 PM
Thursday – Saturday: 10 AM – 10 PM
Last entry is one hour before closing. Please note that opening times can vary on occasion depending on the events that are taking place, so check before you visit.
How to get to The Shard
The closest Underground station is London Bridge (Northern and Jubilee lines)
Getting your tickets
You will receive an email confirmation shortly after booking. You may display your tickets on your mobile phone at the venue along with a valid photo ID. Please note that your ticket is only valid for the date and time selected at checkout.
The View from The Shard is fully accessible to individuals in wheelchairs.
Tickets cannot be cancelled or refunded once confirmed.