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Touch the sky from the City Skyscraper

London, United Kingdom

Collection of 10 places
Everyday is a special day at Kensington Roof Gardens
Terrace
1

Whether you want to relax, have a meal, go clubbing or watch a movie, Kensington Roof Gardens is the place to be. The Roof Gardens are one of The Rooftop Film Club, so you can explore the beautiful gardens, enjoy the bar service, take a seat in one of the many gardens, enjoy the BBQ and welcome drink, and relax with the wild Flamingos before entering the cinema.

Redefining London’s skyline The Shard
Modern Architecture
2

Shard London Bridge is a skyscraper in Southwark, London. Opened on July 5, 2012, with its 310 meters high, it's the tallest skyscraper in the UK and the third in Europe.

La City dalle terrazze di Willis Building
Modern Architecture
3

Uno dei capolavori di Foster+Partners, situato proprio di fronte al Lloyd's Building, ha vinto il New City Architecture Award 2007 per le sue forme architettoniche uniche. Come gli altri edifici commerciali della City, anche Willis Building è accessibile solo durante l'annuale Open House weekend, che varia di anno in anno.

The tallest Sky Garden 20 Fenchurc Street
Modern Architecture
4

His nickname, never more proper, is Walkie Talkie. This unique skyscraper reaches 160 metres with 37 floors. At the top, the city's highest roof garden hosts a restaurant overlooking London at 360 degrees.

Defining the London Skyline 30 St Mary Axe
Modern Architecture
5

180 meters tall, better known as "The Gherkin" for its particular architecture and shape, designed by architect Norman Foster and his former associate, Ken Shuttleworth. Opened in 2004, the building stands on former Palace of the Baltic Exchange site, damaged by an IRA bomb in 1992.

La più alta dello Square Mile Heron Tower
Modern Architecture
6

Dalla sua inaugurazione nel 2011, la Heron Tower è tutt'oggi l'edificio più alto della City, il terzo di tutta la città. All'interno si trova un acquario di 70 mila litri che ospita 1200 pesci appartenenti a 60 specie diverse, un bar e un ristorante aperti 24 ore su 24, che si articolano tra il 38esimo e il 40esimo piano.

Back to the future with Lloyd's Building
Modern Architecture
7

Designed by Richard Rogers for one of the world's largest insurance companies, it is often called Inside-Out Building. Built between 1978 and 1986 is still one of the City's most futuristic buildings, with its exterior elevators and a sparkling metallic envelope.

Green and Blue at Broadgate Tower
Modern Architecture
8

With its 33 floors, Broadgate Tower is one of the tallest building in the city. It's in the northeast of the City, just few steps from Liverpool Street Station.

City's first skyscraper Tower 42
Modern Architecture
9

One of the first skyscraper built in the British capital, with its 183 meters, it was until 1990 the tallest building of the UK. Today it is the third tallest skyscraper in the city and the eighth in the entire city of London.

London's Cheesegrater Leadenhall Building
Modern Architecture
10

The wedge-shaped tower, called "the cheesegrater", is one of the tallest buildings in the Square Mile, with its 224.5 meters and 48 stories. Its particular shape was designed by Richard Rogers to preserve the view of St Paul's Cathedral.

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