Sights and Attractions near The Shard

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, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 9SG
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London Riviera
London > Attractions
More London Place, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes walk from The Shard
Every summer the London Riviera pops up in the shadow of City Hall adding a colourful food market and free... More
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HMS Belfast
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes walk from The Shard
HMS Belfast, moored at Morgan's Lane off Tooley Street, is a World War Two cruiser with nine decks. As you explore this floating museum, pop... More
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City Hall
London > Attractions > Sights
110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes walk from The Shard
It may look like a pile of CDs tilted at a precarious angle so it's about to fall over, but this attractive Norman Foster building... More
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One Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Sights
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes walk from The Shard
Located at the foot of one of London's most famous landmarks, One Tower Bridge is home to a boutique hotel and Nicholas Hytner's London Theatre... More
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Eames Fine Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
58 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes walk from The Shard
Specialising in the work of established masters of Modern and contemporary art, Eames Fine Art Gallery offers collectors a selection of original prints, drawings and... More
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Fashion and Textile Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes walk from The Shard
The fashionista behind the Fashion and Textile Museum is Zandra Rhodes, the colourful designer who won the Designer of the Year award in 1972 and... More
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes walk from The Shard
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in... More
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Tower Bridge Exhibition
London > Attractions > Museums
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes walk from The Shard
Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from... More
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Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Tower Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes walk from The Shard
With its views of the Tower Of London and The Shard, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from... More
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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from The Shard
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials... More
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St Mary Magdalen Bermondsey
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
193 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 7 minutes walk from The Shard
The church of St Mary Magdalen in Bermondsey once formed part of Bermondsey Abbey which was founded in the 8th century. While... More
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St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 7 minutes walk from The Shard
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried... More
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White Cube Bermondsey
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
144-152 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 7 minutes walk from The Shard
Jay Jopling's third - and largest - White Cube art gallery in London is located on Bermondsey Street and set in a former 1970s warehouse.... More
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All Hallows by the Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Byward Street, City, London EC3R | 7 minutes walk from The Shard
All Hallows, the oldest church in the City of London, is 1300 years old with a crypt museum, Roman pavement and Saxon and Roman artefacts.... More
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Tower Of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower Hill, City, London EC3N | 8 minutes walk from The Shard
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back... More
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Hunter Penrose
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
32 Southwark Street, SE1 | 8 minutes walk from The Shard
A beautiful old brick factory next to a b lue railway bridge just off Southwark Street, this was once the home of Hunter Penrose... More
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes walk from The Shard
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks... More
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The London Underwriting Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, City, London EC3R | 8 minutes walk from The Shard
Opened in October 1993, The London Underwriting Centre (LUC) at 3 Minster Court is a purpose-built building where the world's leading insurance and reinsurance companies... More
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The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fish Street Hill, City, London EC3R | 8 minutes walk from The Shard
Following an 18-month closure which began in 2007, The Monument reopened in February 2009 revealing the effects of a 4.5 million renovation. If you're feeling... More
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Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes walk from The Shard
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
London > Attractions > Sights
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 10 minutes walk from The Shard
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars... More
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions
68 Union Street, SE1 | 10 minutes walk from The Shard
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development... More
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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 12 minutes walk from The Shard
The landmark Lloyd's building, at 1 Lime Street, is arguably one of the most iconic buildings in The City. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, it... More
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St Stephen Walbrook
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
39 Walbrook, City, London EC4N | 12 minutes walk from The Shard
One of Sir Christopher Wren's smaller masterpieces, this church has been immaculately restored. The central altar is by Henry Moore, and there is a magnificent... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
London > Attractions > Sights
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V | 13 minutes walk from The Shard
Comprising 224 metres of gleaming glass and steel, The Leadenhall Building , affectionately known as 'The Cheesegrater' due to... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 13 minutes walk from The Shard
Mansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomberg Arcade
London > Attractions
3 Queen Victoria Street, EC2R | 13 minutes walk from The Shard
Running through the site of Bloomberg's new European headquarters , the covered pedestrian Bloomberg Arcade is home to a new concept... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
30 St Mary Axe, City, London EC3V | 14 minutes walk from The Shard
Designed by Norman Foster and affectionately, and understandably, dubbed "The Gherkin" thanks to its unique bullet-shape tower, 30 St Mary Axe stands out as one... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 15 minutes walk from The Shard
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 15 minutes walk from The Shard
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of... More
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The Velveteen Rabbit (Ages 6-9)
Theatre | Until 31st December 2017 

Unicorn Theatre 1 minute walk from The Shard

Unicorn's acclaimed stage adaptation of the children's book written by Margery Williams....More

Boing!
Dance | Until 31st December 2017 

Unicorn Theatre 1 minute walk from The Shard

Travelling Light and Bristol Old Vic presents a piece of dance-theatre that captures the delirious excitement of two boys waiting ...More

Eis Haus Alpine Pop Up
Leisure | Until 3rd January 2018 

The Scoop at More London 3 minutes walk from The Shard

Food & Drink, Pop Ups....More

Eis Haus at Christmas By The River
Eis Haus at Christmas By The River
Seasonal | Until 3rd January 2018 

More London 3 minutes walk from The Shard

Carved out of real ice, the Eis Haus has a stylish interior kept at a chilly minus three degrees C ...More

 
Louise Dahl-Wolfe: A Style Pf Her Own
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Fashion and Textile Museum 4 minutes walk from The Shard

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Young Marx
Young Marx
Theatre | Until 31st December 2017 

The Bridge Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Shard

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy set in 1850 London, where ...More

 
Sail with Santa
Sail with Santa
Seasonal | Until 23rd December 2017 

Tower Millennium Pier 5 minutes walk from The Shard

City Cruises invites you to meet Santa while sailing down the Thames this Christmas. During the one-hour cruise from Tower ...More

 
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2017 

Coppa Club 6 minutes walk from The Shard

The instagram hit of last winter, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. ...More

 
Christmas by the River
Christmas by the River
Seasonal | Until 3rd January 2018 

London Bridge 7 minutes walk from The Shard

One of London's most picturesque festive markets, Christmas by the River is back for its fourth year in 2017. Taking ...More

 
Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

White Cube Bermondsey 7 minutes walk from The Shard

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of Gilbert & George with its new exhibition, Gilbert & George: The Beard ...More

 

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The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

From July 2018, Sam Mendes directs the epic story of Lehman Brothers from its beginning in 1844 to its end 163 years later. Few will forget the scenes of bankers leaving in 2008, their personal ...More

Exit the King
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

This July at the National, Patrick Marber directs his own adaptation of Ionesco's dark comedy, Exit the King, starring Rhys Ifans as the King opposite Indira Varma as Queen with designs by Anthony Ward....More

The Divide
Theatre | From 1st February 

Old Vic Theatre

Brother and sister Elihu and Soween glimpse cracks in the system of a dystopian regime that embraces brutal repression, forbidden love and insurrection in the world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's landmark drama. This tale for ...More

English National Ballet: Voices Of America
Dance | From 12th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

English National Ballet return to Sadler's Wells in 2018 with a mixed bill of American-style neo-classic ballet. Voices of America brings together works from three generations of American ...More

Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Exhibitions | From 30th May 

The Hayward Gallery

The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The first retrospective of the artist in London, Wayward Wander explores the artist's extensive investigation into ...More

Burne-Jones
Burne-Jones
Exhibitions | From 24th October 

Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents London's first comprehensive retrospective of Edward Burne-Jones in 40 years, showcasing 150 ...More

 
Anni Albers
Anni Albers
Exhibitions | From 11th October 

Tate Modern

In 2018, Tate Modern presents this century's first major UK museum exhibition of the work ...More

 
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Exhibitions | From 14th September 

Tate Modern

Sees Christian Marclay's unique installation, The Clock, at ...More

 
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
Exhibitions | From 2nd May 

Tate Modern

Shape of Light at Tate Modern is the ...More

 
The Way Of The World
The Way Of The World
Theatre | From 29th March 

The Donmar Warehouse

James Macdonald returns to the Donmar to direct Linda Bassett as Lady Wishfort in William ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is 250 ...More

 
June in London 2018
Article 

Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
Article 

The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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