The View From The Shard

Date Posted: 07/07/2012

London’s newest landmark, The Shard, opens to visitors from February with high-rise experience The View From The Shard.

Taking groups to heights of 244-metres, The View From The Shard boasts unparalleled 360-degree views of the capital.

360-degree views stretching 40 miles

Two high-speed kaleidoscopic lifts will transport visitors to Level 68 in just 30 seconds. From here, make your way to Level 69 where the panoramic view is revealed.

With vistas stretching 64-kilometres over the city and beyond; the past, present and future of London will be further brought to life by multimedia displays and installations, including high-tech digital telescopes.

Level 72: exposure to the elements

To experience The Shard in full, visit the highest public level; Level 72.

Exposing visitors to the elements and sounds of the city below, you can also look up into the shards of glass that form the top of the sculptural building.

Western Europe’s tallest building

The View from The Shard is reportedly the highest vantage point from any building in western Europe, and almost twice as high as any other viewing point in London.

Tickets for The View From The Shard are now available.

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Photo credit: © The View From The Shard

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