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  Landmarks

The 87-storey Shard, or the Shard of Glass, redefined the London skyline in 2012 when it was inaugurated as the tallest building in the European Union, with a viewing gallery and open-air observation deck at a height of 802 feet. The View from the Shard outdoor platform on level 72 shows you London like you’ve never seen it before, giving you a true birds’ eye view over the historic city’s many attractions and the Thames meandering its way through busy districts. On a clear day, you could see upto 40 miles away. On level 69, there is the 360o indoor viewing gallery, along with Tell:scopes that display multimedia. You could also choose to have a meal at the Aqua Shard restaurant on the 31st floor.

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The Shard and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral(1.4 km)
St Paul's Cathedral is one of London's most recognisable buildings standing atop Ludgate Hill, designed by Sir Christopher Wren to replace the Gothic medieval cathedral destroyed in 1666 in the Great Fire of London.

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge(0.8 km)
Tower Bridge is a 19th century bridge adjacent to the Tower of London with high neo-Gothic towers and a drawbridge.

Tower Of London

Tower Of London(0.8 km)
The Tower of London is one of the world's most famous and spectacular fortresses, with a fascinating 900-year history as a royal palace and prison abounding in gruesome stories of treachery, intrigue, adultery and execution.

The Old Operating Theatre

The Old Operating Theatre(0.2 km)
The Old Operating Theatre, Britain's oldest operating theatre, is an unusual tourist attraction, located on top of St.

Tate Modern

Tate Modern(0.9 km)
Tate Modern is an enormous art gallery converted from the former Bankside Power Station that exhibits contemporary and modern art from around the world dating post 1900, arranged thematically and chronologically.

OXO Tower

OXO Tower(1.5 km)
The OXO Tower is frequented by people visiting the restaurant, brasserie and bar on the top floor, which offer a great view over the Thames.

South Bank

South Bank(1.6 km)

Museum of London

Museum of London(1.7 km)
The Museum of London traces the history of London to the present day, starting from the developments around Thames banks 450 million years ago.

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