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The View from The Shard

Joiner Street, London SE1, England
+44 844 499 7111
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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 degree views over the UK's capital for up to 40 miles (60 km).
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  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Joiner Street, London SE1, England
Southwark
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The guide said on a clear day you can see Windsor Castle. Really, what you can view is London laid out in front of you - famous buildings, park, gardens on top of buildings, bridges, etc. This was part of the London Pass attractions (otherwise,...More

Thank dbinhou7511
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Reviewed today via mobile

Yes 4/5 for the view and the table service. But you need to book else you have to wait - 45 minutes for us. I didn’t rate the Tommy’s Margarita with 31 GBP for one drink!! With a two inch thick block of ice -...More

Thank Chris M
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The views up here are amazing. We went on a Sunday afternoon and it wasn’t too busy. We didn’t need to queue or book in advance and used a buy a gift voucher. The staff were all great, chatty and full of fun facts. I...More

Thank HayleighE11
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One of the best place to dinner or get a drink with a beautiful view of London ! I recommend for family and couples.

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So it was a little pricey to do this particular activity but I feel like it was worth every penny. They have two viewing floors we could access. They each have great views of the city. We even saw a football match or practice happening...More

Thank vicki r
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Had this as a present and really enjoyed the visit. We visited on a Saturday afternoon and had pre-booked. Organisation of people into and out of lifts was quick and efficient. When got to top, you could walk up some stairs to level 72 if...More

Thank AnneS1111
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A fabulous surprise to celebrate my 40th. Such a treat. Fizz on arrival and a marvellous view. Definitely recommend to appreciate your surroundings in London.

Thank Jannerbird10
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you’ve been to the observation deck at Willis Tower (Sears Tower) in Chicago, you might think this one would disappoint. But that is not the case for us. There was no wait to board the elevators, and the observation floors were not crowded at...More

Thank jpjcet
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Like many, I initially balked at the steep price to ride an elevator up to the 68th floor of a building. I do that regularly in the US. But none of those rides end with the views you get here: all of London. And what...More

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Being born in London but moved out 25 years ago, although visit regularly. This experience was stunning; to see all the old iconic buildings and the river, absolutely enhanced by the new developments makes me very proud. Definitely do it again.

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Tom N
6 June 2018|
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Response from Gallery_Manager_2013 | Property representative |
Dear Tom N, if you are a London Pass holder you are able by queuing-up to gain access to our attraction on the day and without the need to pre-book. For additional information please do contact our customer service team on... More
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2 June 2018|
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Response from Gallery_Manager_2013 | Property representative |
Thank you Ugie_Govender, We would really appreciate if you could write your comments in the feedback section (you should be able to find this under our TripAdvisor profile) and leave us a positive review. Kind regards TVfTS
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Rufino A
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Response from Cathy C | Reviewed this property |
Hi! You don’t have to book so just turn up (get the tube/train) to London Bridge as it’s right outside there. Show the ticket office your London pass and they’ll issue you with a ticket to go up the Shard. Looks like the... More
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