The iconic Shard, at 310m high (1,016 ft), is Europe’s first vertical town. Designed by Renzo Piano, its 72 floors comprise a 26-floor office complex, three world-class restaurants, a 19-floor five-star Shangri-La Hotel, 13 floors of exclusive residential apartments and the UK’s highest viewing galleries.Work out when and for how long to visit The Shard and other London attractions using our handy London trip planning site .
The Shard is the tallest building in the European Union and was opened to the public on 1 February 2013.
The Shard is jointly owned by the State of Qatar and the Sellar Property Group.
Welcome to The Shard, in the heart of London Bridge. We hope our Facebook page can be a place where our community can feel free to express their feelings and opinions about The Shard or share their experiences with our building, our businesses or our neighbourhood.
We welcome feedback, both positive and negative, and we aim to respond to comments that necessitate an answer promptly. Our Facebook house rules are designed to serve as a guideline to ensure our online community can enjoy our Facebook page in a pleasant environment.
First of all, we ask that you please use polite language and tone at all times. Please be mindful that our page attracts a wide audience and we ask that your comments are respectful and on-topic.
It’s the policy of The Shard’s Facebook team that we don’t normally moderate Facebook posts, but we won’t tolerate abusive language, disruptive behaviour or illegal or objectionable content. This includes any material which might be defamatory, offensive, infringing, obscene, lewd, pornographic, violent, abusive, insulting, threatening, harassing, discriminatory, blasphemous, indecent or otherwise unlawful or objectionable. It also includes any material which is aggressive, argumentative or likely to be construed as bullying. No spamming or repetition, please, nor off-topic material in subject-specific threads or areas.
We also will not tolerate language, content, postings or links that we consider racist, sexist, homophobic or grossly off-topic. If we consider a posting to fit any of these categories, it will be removed from our Facebook page.
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And do please keep in mind that the comments expressed within our Facebook page, unless an official post from The Shard, come from you – our community of fans – and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Shard.
Tours to The Shard
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The Shard Reviews
Beautiful city easy to navigate Easy train access to the city Plenty of cafes Stunning architecture. more »
Vista spettacolare su Londra! Prezzo un po' alto, ma noi usufruito dell'accesso compreso nel London pass. Vale la pena! more »Spectacular view of London! Price a bit high, but we take advantage of the access included in the London pass. It's worth it!
Upon reservation I have been informed that a window seat might not be available but the staff saved us a table for two anyway. Which was nice. We've also been taken care of throughout the evening very well. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Highly recommended. Will definitely return in the future. Many thanks
What a stunning landmark! A must see London attraction if you're close by. You are up and down in second with the super fast lift. However, you can stay up in the viewing platform until it closes if you wish! The viewing platform includes a bar for the adults, a play area for kids (which includes a giant connect 4 set) and a candy floss machine for all. There are also plenty of souvenirs to collect on the way if you wish.
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