The View from The Shard is one of London’s most popular tourist attractions and welcomes over 1 million visitors from around the world through its doors every year.
The View from The Shard gives visitors a unique chance to gain a bird’s eye view of London from two platforms situated at the very top of the tallest building in the city. The viewing galleries, one indoor and one outdoor, have floor to ceiling windows on all four aspects of the building and give a full 360° vista out over London and beyond and, on a clear day, you can pick out towns that are over 40 miles away.
Sitting at 800ft above London this attraction allows visitors to discover over 1,000 years of the capital’s history from one location. Fall in love with the city’s iconic skyline and spot famous sites including The Houses of Parliament, The Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, the Olympic Park and Wembley Stadium.
Champagne bars offering a wide selection of cocktails, soft drinks and hot beverages are on each level for those who want to relax or celebrate with a glass in hand while they take in the incredible views.
Ideal for London’s culture seekers as well as those on their first trip to the capital, the attraction hosts an expansive programme of events throughout the year. With something to suit everyone, from food and drink pop-ups, through to yoga in the sky and silent discos, all of which take place with the city as a backdrop.
The View from The Shard is easily accessible and sits on the River Thames above London Bridge Station which is on the London Underground Northern Line and Jubilee Line.