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Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai
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Standing at a height of 492 m (1,614 ft), Shanghai World Financial Center represents the second tallest building in mainland China to date. Completed in 2008, the landmark skyscraper contains first-class commercial centers, a luxury hotel, over 20 multinational business institutions, and exhibitions of art created from all over the world. Not only can the skyscraper withstand a severe earthquake, typhoons, lightening, and other hazards, but it holds the title as one of most ingenious modern architectural marvels. As you enter, check the vast map of the building to see what facilities you want to explore. You can also purchase a ticket to visit the sightseeing glass platform and hall. By using our Shanghai tour planner, you can arrange your visit to Shanghai World Financial Center and other attractions in Shanghai.
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  • It's at night and wandered the area in Pudong to pick multiple alarm of SWFC Observatory decided to go. The viewing angle was too cool a building form shaped differently for each. Night was cool.
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  • We saw up close. I had looked good. What is a very tall building. Early hours was abandoned, too. It was too bad.
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  • Good place to see the city from above. When we were there it was pretty empty so we could enjoy the great view. We bought a ticket for 3 floors. Not sure that is necessary. If you are on a budget visi...  more »
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  • Excellent place with different view of the bund. The ticket is a bit expensive but it's worth it. After all it's the second highest building in Shanghai. The glass floor is not as impressive as the Oriental pearl tower but still offer a different form of excitement
  • Expensive ticket but presents another view of the bund area. It's modern and it's worth the time.
  • Spectacular view! Make sure you go during good weather. It's very pretty during sunset too. They do have a great student discount if you ask. Also, definitely worth doing the 97F+100F pass.
  • Modern building offering great views of the Bund. I was here mainly for work so I didn't get a chance to explore much of the building. However, I like the interesting modern architecture, good air ventilation and easy access to the hotel next door. Tip: Instead of going to the basement to get a taxi, you can get a taxi from the hotel instead.
  • These are the tallest buildings I have seen so far. Very impressive, if you have the chance and are visiting Shanghai, you should go and see.