Tonight, Europe's tallest building is officially unveiled in central London.
And for those who have missed the appearance of this glowing silver spike on the capital's horizon - which appears to sway slightly when viewed from its base - there will be a laser light show accompanied by classical music from London Philharmonic Orchestra to underline the point.
But what competition is London's latest landmark up against?
Huffpost Lifestyle has pulled together the best of the world's skyscrapers just to see where London Bridge's finest building stands in the pecking order.
Burj Khalifa (Getty)
Oriental Pearl TV tower
The Shard (PA)
Empire State Building (Getty)
Willis Tower (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
One World Trade Center (PA)
Taipei 101 (Rex Features)
Guangzhou building (Getty)