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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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  • It costs 180 RMB for a tuicket to the observatory. Before reaching the elevator one passes plenty of information on other tall buildings in teh world and info in Shanghai Tower. The elevator ride up t...  more »
  • Did not go to the observatory, but this beautiful shaped building can be seen from most places of the city. Its very nice to photograph during sunset or night. Can have a very good view from Bund.  more »
  • Don't miss this if you are in shanghai. It only takes a couple of minutes to ride in the lift to the 118th floor. A very smooth ride. Once at the top you can walk in a circle and admire the most amazi...  more »