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Looking Down on London


View from terrace of Tate Modern to St Paul’s Cathedral,  London,  April 2017

As promised, I am clambering up high to give you an aerial glimpse of London.   I plan to take you to a different viewpoint each month in 2017.

January took us to the outdoor gallery at St Paul’s Cathedral; February took us onto a rooftop terrace close to St Paul’s; in March we sailed west along the Thames and up in a cable car; this month we are high above the Thames opposite St Paul’s.

The recent extension to the Tate Modern gallery provides a 360° viewing terrace on the 10th floor.  I spent the sunset period up there the other evening, popping inside for my cup of tea while I waited for the sun to drop.

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Entrance is free, but donations are encouraged to support this inspiring art gallery.  There’s also a handy skyline guide available for £2.  My tips: 1) don’t miss this viewpoint, and 2) the lifts get extremely full, so go to the ground floor to catch one.



Copyright Debbie Smyth, 30 April 2017

.Part of The Changing Seasons

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