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Shanghai Tower, Shanghai

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The Shanghai Tower is a megatall skyscraper in Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai. Designed by Gensler and owned by a consortium of Chinese state-owned companies, it is the tallest of a group of three adjacent supertall buildings in Pudong, the other two being the Jin Mao Tower and the Shanghai World Financial Center. The building is 632m high and has 128 stories, with a total floor area of 380000m2. Its tiered construction, designed for high energy efficiency, provides multiple separate zones for office, retail and leisure use. The Shanghai Tower was completed in the summer of 2015.Construction work on the tower began in November 2008. Following its topping out on 3 August 2013, the Shanghai Tower is currently the tallest building in China and the second-tallest in the world, surpassed only by the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. It was scheduled to open to the public in June 2015, but this has not happened as of late February 2016. It is also China's tallest structure of any kind, surpassing the 600m Canton Tower in Guangzhou completed in 2010.
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  • No time to 登楼 this time, outside of just overlooking the Bund side and now. By far in the skyscraper-lined across the Huangpu River, was the tallest building. View from your outside Nada, who lit up after dark buildings are so nice, promenade overlooks the many visitors were.
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  • Visit the Shanghai Tower includes: Exhibition Hall (there is an interesting video and the layout of the Tower), the world's fastest elevator (ears), the Observatory itself (look at the jewel down) and not expensive souvenirs. Recommend!
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  • To me admission is pricey so, it's best to go before dusk so you can see the day and night city view. Sometimes it is hard to distinguish how tall this building is but when you are on the observation ...  more »