30 St Mary Axe – The Gherkin

Category: Tourist attractions

30 St Mary Axe is a building in the City of London, London, United Kingdom. It is informally known as “The Gherkin”, and sometimes as The Swiss Re Tower, Swiss Re Building or Swiss Re Centre, after its owner and principal occupier. It is 590 ft (180 m) tall. The building is famous for its daring architecture by Pritzker-prize winner, Sir Norman Foster and ex-partner Ken Shuttleworth.


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