Skip The Shard And See London Views For Less!
Did you know you could head over to the Monument to see London views for just £5? Yep, that’s right!
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Located right outside Monument Station, the historic tower commemorates the Great Fire of London. 🔥
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It also represents the rebuilding of London, most of which was destroyed during the fire in 1666.
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The 202ft column was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and Dr. Robert Hooke.
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There is no lift/elevator in the tower, and only cash payments are accepted. It’s a 311 step climb!
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It is open daily, from Monday to Sunday, from 9:30am to 5:30pm.
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One adult ticket costs just £5, and various discounts are available for different groups!
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Make sure you’re prepped for the long journey up the tower, with proper shoes and enough water!
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Once atop, enjoy 360-degree views from one of London’s most historic yet underrated attractions.
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The Monument is also a Grade 1 listed building (the highest designation possible).
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The 360-degree views include all significant London landmarks, such as St. Paul’s Cathedral...
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...Tower Bridge, Houses of Parliament, the London Eye & it’s more expensive counterpart, the Shard.
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Space atop the column can be a tight squeeze, so make sure you pay it a visit bright & early!
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Aside from lots of Instagram photo opportunities, visitors also get a free certificate stating...
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...they’ve successfully completed the journey. It’s truly a gem,both for tourists & Londoners alike.
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So, make sure you put the Monument right on top of your London bucket list! 🇬🇧
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