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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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  • Beautiful dress of citywide from 600 m high. View a 360deg. 180 yuan. Elevator from 60 km/h
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