30 St Mary Axe

Local name30 St Mary Axe
LocationLondon, UK

Also known as 'the Gherkin' or 'Cucumber Building', this commercial skyscraper is a famous example of modern architecture in London.

Designed by Norman Foster, the Gherkin has 41 floors and it is 180 meters tall. There are several restaurants and bars accessible from the plaza which is free to enter but the rest of the building is used for offices.

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Opening hours

Only the plaza and the garden are open to public.


The plaza and the garden are free to enter.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gherkin

Official Website http://www.30stmaryaxe.com/

Information http://www.fosterandpartners.com/projects/30-st-mary-axe/

Address 30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8EP, United Kingdom

Coordinates 51°30'52.095" N -0°4'49.211" E

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