View from the Shard: London's tallest building opens - pictures
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The public viewing platform in London's Shard skyscraper has been officially opened. The View, as it is known, takes up floors 68 to 72 of the 310m-high building, which is the tallest in Europe. The open-air gallery on level 72 is the second-highest vantage point in Western Europe after the Eiffel Tower in Paris and stands 244m above the city.