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. To visit Shanghai World Financial Center on your holiday in Shanghai, and find out what else Shanghai has to offer, use our Shanghai.
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  • We chose this building over others based on recommendations in trip advisor and were not disappointed. It wasn't a good day, very smoggy/foggy, we had intended to go up in the morning but our...  more »
  • This is quite a unique building which looks like a bottle opener. You can also go up this tower to the observation area. I believe that it is slightly cheaper compared to the Shanghai Tower - and...  more »
  • Although this area is very new, if you like architecture, great views and fun things to do, it is worth staying or coming over here.  more »
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  • Wonderful views on a sunny clear smog free day. I’d be reluctant to visit on those days where air quality is an issue - so be warned. A colleague of mine purchased bottled “Evian” water for 3 of us during our visit at the small gift area up on the 94th story I think - and it could not have tasted worse. This was some sort of re-bottled water - who knows where it came from. It was horrible!
  • beautiful night view but too many people must line up where you want to go
  • Recommend to go up in nighttime. Night view is quite amazing. If you want higher observatory, It's better to visit shanghai tower next to SWFC. Always crowded.
  • One of the tallest buildings in the world. Brilliant view over the city. Very nicely illuminated at night
  • The contemporary and innovative heart of the city. During the night become an amazing show of lights.
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