See London from the highest point in the city as you ascend to the top of The Shard. You and a lucky friend or partner will look out over the city with views spanning 64km. The View from the Shard is quite extraordinary with 360 degrees views from this entirely glass structure. At 800ft above the capital you will experience the incredible feeling of being in the air. Once you have enjoyed the wonders that The Shard has to offer you will experience a sightseeing trip that is quite a contrast. You’ll board a vessel at Westminster Pier for a Thames River Cruise lasting around 1 hour 45 minutes. During this time you will be able to spot the landmarks along the London Riverside whilst tucking in to a delicious two-course lunch with tea of coffee included. Make the most of your leisurely cruise down the Thames and see if you can spot HMS Belfast the Golden Hinde reconstruction and the hard-to-miss Shard tower that you were at the top of not long before.
The View from The Shard At 800ft above London The View from The Shard is almost twice as high as any other vantage point in the city so visitors will be able to experience one of the greatest cities in the world like never before. The View from The Shard has 360° views stretching out to 64km with multimedia displays and state of the art telescopes on hand to bring it all to life. On floors 68 69 and 72 it is almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London. Prepare to embark on a multi-sensory journey to 800ft above one of the greatest cities on earth. On arrival at Level 00 you will be drawn into the tapestry of London with glimpses of the city laid out before you. Travelling skyward in two high-speed ‘kaleidoscopic' lifts you'll swiftly reach Level 68 - a cloudscape above the world. Then journey to Level 69 where the view is revealed and London opens out before you. Here in the sky above London you'll experience an astonishing 360° 64km view over the city and beyond where the past present and future of London will be unfurled beneath you brought to life in multimedia displays. For the best view in town ascend to Level 72 at 800ft the highest public level of The Shard. You'll be exposed to the elements with sounds of the city from below you. Looking up you'll see the shards of glass that form the top of this skyscraper as they disappear upwards into the sky. Thames Lunch Cruise On arrival at Tower Pier you and your guest will board your river boat at the previously arranged time and commence your 1 hour 45 minute cruise along the River Thames. During this time you will enjoy a two-course lunch from a set menu whilst taking in the sights of London. Your delicious meal will be rounded off with a choice of tea or coffee. Then you and your guest may head up on to the deck for an even better view of the London riverside. Enjoy good company as you take in the great landmarks such as The Shard the Golden Hinde reconstruction and Sir Francis Drake's warship.
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