The Shard is a 95 story skyscraper building located in Southwark, London. This 95 story building is well known for its unique architect style, which designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano.
The Shard is located near to London famous tower bridge; it is not only the tallest building in the United Kingdom, but also in the European Union.
The Shard Architecture Facts
|Height:||310 M (1,016 feet)|
|Built in||March 2009|
|Address||32 London Bridge St, London SE1 9SG|
How to Get There?
you may use the famous London underground tube and rail system to reach to The Shard. The London bridge station is just next to the building.
You may also come here by bus; London bridge bus station is located directly outside the Building.
Best Time to visit
You may visit London all of the Year, The Shard is open almost every day from morning 10:00Am to Evening 06:00pm. The best time is to visit is during the sunset, as the sunset view from the building is just awesome.
Things to Do
The view from the shard is the main attraction here. There are two viewing spot inside the building, the first is an indoor gallery on level 62 and the second is an outdoor gallery on level 72. Beside that you may also visit The Sky Boutique, a souvenir shop at level 68.
Tickets and Entry Fees
The ticket prices vary and start from $25, on weekends the prices are much higher than usual days. You may see the complete range of prices and other range of services on the official website of the Shard.
The Shangri-La Hotel
Shangri la hotel located on the 34th to 52nd floors of the Shard. The view from the hotel is awesome and you will get some of the top notch hotel services. The hotel prices start from $700 per night. You may also stay at some four star hotel in the surrounding areas for less than $200 USD per night.