Ascend to London's highest and best view at The View from The Shard with your London Pass

Ascending to a height of up to 800ft (244m), on a clear day, The View from The Shard offers unparalleled views over London for up to 40 miles and when the sun goes down the views are even more breath-taking!

For a better visitor experience, we recommend you arrive between 10am-12pm or 4pm-10pm.

Please also note there may be a short waiting time to enter The View from The Shard at busy times.

The experience also includes free multimedia audio guides available in six languages (French, German, Spanish, Italian, simplified Chinese and English).

Please note: During weekends and public holidays, we advise visiting The View from The Shard before 12.00 or after 16.00


  • Indoor Viewing Gallery 
  • Open-air Skydeck on 72nd Floor
  • Spot iconic London landmarks
  • No time-limit

Did You Know - Facts about The Shard

  • The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe - standing 306 metres tall
  • A fox was found on the 72nd storey by construction workers, it was nicknamed Romeo
  • The Shard is made up of 11,000 glass panels on its exterior, covering a total area of 56,000 sq metres
  • The best toilet views in London: the restrooms are 244m above London with floor-to-ceiling windows offering aerial views across the City of London
  • The viewing area is spread over the 68th, 69th and 72nd floor
  • The lift moves at 6 metres/ second, giving visitors a smooth and speedy journey to the top

Special Offer

Show your London Pass to receive 1 glasses of Champagne for £10, 20% off in the gift shop, £7 off the regular price of a premium photo book and free digital photo to all guests who have a picture taken. 

Please note: Children under 4 will be charged an entrance fee to the View from The Shard

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Monday 09.30 - 22.00
Tuesday 09.30 - 22.00
Wednesday 09.30 - 22.00
Thursday 09.30 - 22.00
Friday 09.30 - 22.00
Saturday 09.30 - 22.00
Sunday 09.30 - 19.00

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The View from The Shard, Railway Approach, London, SE1 9SG


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