The Shard • Southwark, London

The Shard, also known as the Shard of Glass and Shard London Bridge, is a 95-story super-tall skyscraper, designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano that forms part of the Shard Quarter development. The splinter-like form has become a London icon, offering London’s best views with 360-degree panoramas for up to 40 miles. The viewing platforms on floors 69 and 72 are open to the public. Choose to sip and savor the views with a handcrafted cocktail or champagne at one of their two bars – the highest in town!

Visit: 32 London Bridge St, Southwark SE1 9SG; 844 499 7111;