The Gherkin (30 St Mary Axe)

The Gherkin (30 St Mary Axe)

The Gherkin (30 St Mary Axe)

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Rising in the heart of London's financial district, The Gherkin (30 St Mary Axe) is one of the city's most iconic skyscrapers. Completed in 2004, this building stands out with its unique architecture, adding a modern touch to the London skyline.


Designed by Norman Foster, this 180-meter-tall building, with its 41 floors, garners acclaim for both its functionality and aesthetic appeal. Known as a pioneering structure in terms of energy efficiency, its oval shape and glass facade are notable features. The interior design offers modern and bright spaces. The Gherkin, especially with its bar and restaurant at the summit, offers stunning views of the city. However, these areas, generally closed to the public, can be visited during special events and with reservations.


The Gherkin is not only an architectural marvel but also a symbol representing the modern face of London. A popular photography spot for both locals and tourists, this building is part of London's dynamic skyline, showcasing the city's evolution and development. Visiting The Gherkin is an experience not to be missed for those who want to explore both the historical and modern aspects of London.


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