enter image description here So I stumbled upon a picture of a cityskape. I'd like to know what city is in the picture. Help anyone?

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This is Canary Wharf in London. The photo is taken from the south west of Canary Wharf, across the Thames or from a boat. Here is a view from a similar location.

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    Thanks a bunch! I excluded London by the sheer fact there was no Longon Eye in sight. Guessing that location really haunted my for quite a time. You, sir, made my day. Commented Aug 7, 2019 at 12:35
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    The Eye is quite a bit upstream from Canary Wharf. Commented Aug 7, 2019 at 13:58
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    Specifically, about 7km away. Commented Aug 7, 2019 at 20:36
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    London is a big place, and the London Eye isn't tall enough to be visible from far away. It's iconic, and also near to other iconic landmarks such as the Houses Of Parliament. But the Gherkin and the Walkie-Talkie and others in the City, the Shard on the south bank, and 1 Canada Square (with the shallow pointed roof in the middle of the picture) are recognisable from much further.
    – gidds
    Commented Aug 7, 2019 at 20:59

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