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The View from the Shard Observation Deck

Your ticket for the View from the Shard is FREE and included in the London City Pass Classic and London City Pass BEST. 

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The Shard is currently the tallest building in London and its construction was financed by Qatar. This skyscraper was inaugurated in 2013 and it stands at 310 meters tall. From July to October 2012, the Shard was considered the tallest building in the European Union. Visitors can enjoy a wonderful, 360-degreen view of London from the 69th and 72nd floor. 

Opening Hours of The View from the Shard Observation Deck

25.October to 31.March
Sunday to Wednesday: 10:00 AM–07:00 PM
Thursday to Saturday: 10:00 AM–10:00 PM

1.April to 24.October
Monday to Saturday: 10:00 AM–10:00 PM

The View from the Shard can be visited all year Round. Visitors can enjoy a breathtaking view of London from an observation deck 244 meters off the ground. The opening hours from April and October are from Thursdays-Saturdays between 10:00AM and 10:00 PM. Last admission during these months is at 08:30 PM. The opening hours between the months of November and March is from Sundays-Wednesdays, from 10:00AM–07:00 PM, with last admission at 05:30 PM.  

Admission Fees for The View from the Shard Observation Deck

Your ticket into the observation deck of The View from the Shard is already included in your London City Pass CLASSIC or London City Pass BEST. Your London City Pass CLASSIC or BEST will be delivered to an address of your choice before your departure to London. 

Address of The View from the Shard Observation Deck

Adresse:
32 London Bridge St.
London SE1 9SG
+44 344 499 7222 

The Shard is located near the center of London in the city district of Southwark, which is just a stone’s throw away from the London Bridge. Because of its central location, you can quickly and easily use a variety of trains to reach The Shard and also reach other attractions after your visit.

Directions to The View from the Shard Observation Deck

Northern Line, Jubilee Line to London Bridge, Tooley Street, or St. Thomas Street
Bus 43, 48, 141, 149, or 521 to London Bridge over The Vasults 

Due to The Shard’s central location, you have a variety of travel options (both pubic buses and trains) to choose from to reach The Shard. The immediate entrance into The Shard is located on Joiner Street. You can either use either the London Bridge, the Tooley Street exit, or the St. Thomas Street exit after using either the Northern or Jubilee Line. You can also use bus lines 43, 48, 141, 149, or 521 and get off at London Bridge Station (over The Vaults). 

Highlights of The View from the Shard Observation Deck

  • One of the tallest buildings in western Europe
  • A breathtaking, 360-degree view of London
  • Interactive touchscreen computer on the 69th floor
  • Souvenirs, books, and more are available for purchase in two shops 

Attractions Near The View from the Shard Observation Deck

The View from the Shard is closely located to the London Bridge, and it is also easy to quickly reach the Tower Bridge by using the public transportation system. Other attractions are also located nearby The Shard, all of which you can visit and explore for FREE with the London City Pass. The London city district of Southwark offers you a variety of wonderful parks and beautiful public areas—perfect for picnics and sports!

Hotel, Restaurants, and Bars in The View from the Shard Observation Deck

The Shard not only offers you a wonderful view of London, but also a variety of inviting restaurants, bars, as well as a hotel with 202 elegant rooms. In the restaurant, TĪNG, you can expect to enjoy excellent European (with a touch of Asian) cuisine. On the first floor in LANG, you can enjoy freshly baked and delicious cakes & pastries with a cup of coffee. The cocktail and champagne bar, GŎNG, will not only impress you with its impressive view from the 52nd floor of the hotel, but also with its exceptional cocktails! 

Events at The View from the Shard Observation Deck

The Shard also hosts a number of recurring events like “Yoga Hour” in the mornings and “Silent Disco” in the evening, where you can listen to music using headphones, sip on a tasty drink, and dance the night away with an extraordinary panorama of London beneath your feet. These events will surely be the highlight of your day after a spectacularly adventurous day in London. 

Experience The View from the Shard for FREE with the London City Pass CLASSIC or with the London City Pass BEST and have your ticket already in your pocket before you even depart for London!