Isle of Dogs

The Isle of Dogs is a neighborhood located in the East End of London, England. It is situated on a small peninsula on the north bank of the River Thames and is known for its history of shipbuilding and dockyards, as well as its modern development and regeneration projects. The area has undergone significant changes in recent years, with the construction of new residential and commercial buildings, as well as the development of new public spaces and amenities. The Isle of Dogs is also home to several notable landmarks, including the Canary Wharf office complex and the Museum of London Docklands. Also very special is the Crossrail Place Roof Garden, a beautiful botanical garden on the roof of a station that you can visit free of charge.

Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf is a major business and financial district located in London, England. It is situated in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets on the Isle of Dogs. The area is home to many of the United Kingdom’s and the world’s largest banks, professional services firms, and media organizations, including Barclays, Citigroup, Clifford Chance, Credit Suisse, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, KPMG, and Reuters. It was also one of the key drivers of the redevelopment of London’s Docklands in the 1980s and 1990s. The area has a mix of residential, commercial, and retail space, as well as various cultural and recreational amenities, such as museums, parks, and restaurants. Canary Wharf has a lot of tall buildings, there are ten buildings with a height of more then 160 meters. The tallest building is Canary Wharf Tower.

Canary Wharf Tower

Canary Wharf Tower, also known as One Canada Square,  is 235 meters (771 feet) tall and has 50 floors, making it the second tallest building in the United Kingdom and the eighth tallest in the European Union. The tower was designed by Cesar Pelli and was completed in 1991. It is primarily used for office space, but also includes restaurants and retail space. The building is a prominent landmark in the London skyline and is one of the most recognizable buildings in the city.

it’s not possible to visit the Canary Wharf Tower. The Pan Peninsula building has a bar on the 48th floor where you can enjoy a drink and the magnificent view.
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crossrail place roof garden


how do you get there?

underground station or Docklands Light Rails Canary Wharf.


the london pass

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