The View from The Shard tickets

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The View From The Shard

London Bridge
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Experience 360-degree views over London with a visit to The View from The Shard. At more than 1,000ft (300 metres) tall, The Shard in London Bridge is almost twice as high as any other building in the city. 

Don't forget to book your tickets in advance so that you can visit The View from The Shard without having to queue, and admire London architectural landscape from one of its most emblematic buildings.

What is there to do at The View from The Shard?

The View from The Shard allows you to go inside The Shard building and look out over London from the viewing platforms on levels 68 and 69. You can also head up to the Skydeck on level 72 – an open-air platform offering spectacular views over London.

Wide panorama over London and its many iconic monuments by a sunny day, including Tower Brisge abd The Shard. 

Top things to see from The View from The Shard include Tower Bridge, the twists and turns of the river Thames, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and St Paul's Cathedral. You can also book an all-inclusive experience in advance, which includes a glass of champagne and souvenir photos of your visit.

Before or after enjoying the views, grab a drink, snack or meal from the top bars and restaurants at The Shard, including Ting, Aqua Shard, Hutong and Oblix

The Shard London offers an unrivalled dining experience with a fine selection of restaurants such as Aqua Shard serving seasonal British cuisine or Hutong Restaurant focusing on authentic flavours from the Sichuan region, all with stunning views of the city's magnificent skyline. You can also enjoy cocktails at Oblix or be tempted by Ting at Shangri La, a restaurant that combines Asian culture with modern cuisine.

What is The Shard?

The Shard stands on the south side of the Thames as the sun sets over London.

The Shard was an ambitious project dreamt up by the late Irvine Sellar. A property developer who wanted to create an architecturally striking building where a vibrant community could thrive in the heart of London.

Architect, Renzo Piano, was the person who made such a dream a reality. Inspired by the spires of London's churches, Piano designed the vertical city so that the striking yet elegant building appears to emerge from the Thames, disappearing into the clouds above. 

Today this office, retail, hotel, restaurant, apartment and public viewing space serves thousands of locals and visitors every day, becoming an iconic landmark in the London skyline. 

Where is the Shard in London?

The View from The Shard is part of The Shard building, located just outside London Bridge Station – the main entrance can be accessed on Joiner Street.

How to get to the Shard

The closest stations to The Shard are London Bridge Underground Station (Northern and Jubilee Lines) and London Bridge Railway Station (Southern and Southeastern trains).

What are the opening times of the View from the Shard?

The opening times for the View from the Shard vary on events taking place and the season. Please check the official website before you visit.

How to book tickets to View from the Shard

Tickets to The View from The Shard cost £28.00 per person. Admittance is free for children aged three and under.

You can book tickets with the attraction directly. Alternatively, The View from The Shard is amongst the attractions available to book with the London Pass*.

View from the Shard FAQs

How tall is the Shard?

The Shard is 306m (1,016ft) tall. It is the tallest building in the United Kingdom and the seventh tallest building in Europe.

How long does View from the Shard take?

There is no time limit for the View from the Shard experience. Book your timeslot tickets and then once inside, you can enjoy the experience for as long as like, until closing time.

Prices and opening times

Child Ticket £18.95 to £23.95
Adult Ticket £24.95 to £29.95

Opening Times

Opening times may vary. Check with the venue in advance.