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The View from The Shard is the visitor attraction at the top of The Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe and London's newest landmark. At almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, it offers visitors spectacular 360...more
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Joiner Street, London SE1, England
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Reviewed today

Like the London Eye, the view from the Shard is breathtaking! It is wise to purchase tickets online & well in advance. Well worth the money spent!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jane D
Reviewed today

Nothing too special about this attraction. There were some nice views from the top but we found it expensive as s stand along ticket. There is a bar at the top that you could buy some drinks at but those were quite expensive also. Probably...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Trvlchic5
Reviewed today

Security check downstairs before being whisked away to the viewing floor with its 3 bars. Ample space in the bars for a cocktail ,i forget which one we went into up some stairs with a delicate dinining room akin to the old Buddha bar in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Byron78
Reviewed yesterday

This view is stunnnig! You can see all of London and the Themes in one spot. And you can indulce in some chapmagne while doing it. It is a very cool plce indeed. Obviously much better on a sunny and clear day, but I was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 84marinaw
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The view is great however I don’t think it justifies the exaggerated price of the ticked. For what you pay you should at least get engaging staff who can make your experience unforgettable, however when I visited everyone was clearly quite bored to be there.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nt38537
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Highly recommended when visiting London. It’s pricey at the top, but that’s to be expected as it’s novel. We got tickets to go during the afternoon then go up against later on for the sunset/evening. We popped to borough market in between.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank thr2506
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We managed to get half price tickets from a third party company. These acted as vouchers and meant we just had to quickly exchange them for tickets and a time slot. We went just after sunset, so it was getting dark when we got there....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RyanDarnton
Reviewed 2 days ago

Liked that in January it was 2 for 1 and mid week very quiet. We also had lunch in the aqua shard which was fabulous.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stewartju
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great view of London from al directions. We were able to take some nice photos in their designated areas which was all decorated up for Christmas (And much nicer than the photoshopped images they try to sell you on your way out the door).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a amazing day and night view from the top of the shard .wow ...what a view london is amazing .really recommend a visit and i was Lucky enough to stay as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark H
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Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard,
the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond
any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some
time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved
browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street,
foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old
foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks
of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest
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2 January 2019|
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Response from Philip L | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Sky Garden, It is free, for everyone. The view is just as good, maybe not quite so high.
30 December 2018|
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Response from Annfest | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what you like and what you're looking for. I was travelling on my own when I went and got a great feeling of "me against the world" up there. Actually, there were a few couples, families and groups of friends... More
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26 November 2018|
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Response from NICO2018a | Reviewed this property |
Not boring best sight in London other than the London Eye x