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The View From The Shard Tickets London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in Western Europe. Lifts transport members of the public from the ground to levels 68 to 72 where visitors are greeted at the entrance by pictures of over 140 famous Londoners - including The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as Pearly King and Queen, Kate Moss marrying King Henry VIII and Boris Johnson shining Ken Livingstone's shoes. Around the gallery there are animated maps, interactive displays, video screens and short films giving visitors an insight into London and the surrounding London Bridge area which houses the oldest crossing point over the Thames. But nothing can distract from the stunning views over the city and 40 miles beyond. That means - on a really good day - you can see the sea at Southend in Essex to the east and as far as Reading in Berkshire to the west.

 

About The Shard

When it officially opened on Thursday 5th July 2012, The Shard became the tallest building in the European Union and the 45th tallest building in the world. Designed in 2000 by Renzo Piano, an Italian architect best known for creating Paris's Pompidou Centre in collaboration with Britain's Richard Rogers, the mixed use Shard building, visible from wherever you are in London, combines offices, three floors of restaurants and the 5-star Shangri-La Hotel with residential apartments - Europe's highest homes; yours for 30 to 50 million pounds - and London's highest viewing gallery. More about The Shard

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The View From The Shard Tickets  The Shard spire, photo courtesy of Sellar Property Group  

   
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The View From The Shard Tickets The Shard spire, photo courtesy of Sellar Property Group 


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Santander Cycles Spinning ClassSantander Cycles Spinning ClassAs part of the Santander Summer of Cycling, Londoners are being given the chance to take part in the highest spinning class ever undertaken in Europe. Mounting Santander Cycles at the top of The Shard, the class will take place 800ft above ground level, with views stretching over 40 miles. If that doesn't inspire you to work out nothing will! The c2016-06-28T00:00:00+01002016-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Shard, 96  Tooley Street      SE1 9SG
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event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Cycling
PRICING  Free - enter through online ballot
DATES  Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th June 2016
VENUE  The Shard 
As part of the Santander Summer of Cycling, Londoners are being given the chance to take part in the highest spinning class ever undertaken in Europe. Mounting Santander Cycles at the top of The Shard, the class will take place 800ft above ground level, with views stretching over 40 miles. If that doesn't inspire you to work out nothing will! The c... More about this event
 

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