Shanghai Tower

Shanghai Tower

  • Chinese name: 上海中心大厦
  • Foreign name: Shanghai Tower
  • Location: No. 501, Yincheng Middle Road, Lujiazui, Pudong New Area 上海浦东新区陆家嘴银城中路501号
  • Location: 中国上海市陆家嘴金融贸易区
  • Area: 30368 m²
  • Commissioning time: March 12, 2016
  • Start time: November 29, 2008
  • Building height: 632 meters (2073.5 feet)
  • Structure height: 580 meters
  • Number of floors: 119 floors above ground, 5-story podium and 5-story basement
  • Developer: Shanghai Tower Construction Development Co., Ltd.
  • Location: Pudong New Area, Shanghai, east bank of the Huangpu River
  • Type:Shanghai’s New Top Ten Landmark Buildings
  • Designer:The “Dragon-shaped” scheme of Gensler Architects in the United States and the “Spiked-shaped” scheme of Foster Architects in the United Kingdom
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  • Tel:021-61999766

Shanghai Tower

The Shanghai Tower stands at a height of 632 meters (2,073 feet) and has 128 floors, making it one of the tallest buildings in the world

The Shanghai Tower is not just an office building, it also has a variety of amenities and attractions for visitors. These include observation decks and luxury J hotel .

It is a popular destination for tourists and a landmark of the city’s skyline.

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Things to do

1.Visit the observation decks

The Shanghai Tower has two observation decks located on the 118th and 119th floors. These offer panoramic views of the city and are a must-visit for any tourist to Shanghai.

2.Dine at the restaurants

The tower has several dining options, including a revolving restaurant on the 120th floor, which offers stunning views of the city and Huangpu River.

3.Stay overnight at J hotel

The J Hotel  Tower in the Shanghai Tower, has a luxurious spa where guests can unwind and enjoy a range of treatments.

4.Browse books in Duoyun bookstore

The Duoyun bookstore is located on the 52nd floor of the Shanghai Tower and features a modern and minimalist design and offers panoramic views of the city and the surrounding skyline. Visitors can enjoy the views while browsing books, sipping coffee, or attending cultural events and book talks.

5.Shop at the retail spaces

The Shanghai Tower has several retail spaces on its lower floors, where visitors can shop for luxury brands and souvenirs.

6.Learn about the tower’s design and construction

The Shanghai Tower has an exhibition space on the 4th floor that showcases the tower’s design and construction process.

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Shanghai Tower Travel Guide

The Shanghai Tower is more than just an office building. Each of the 9 districts of the Shanghai Tower has its own sky lobby and atrium, sandwiched between the inner and outer glass walls. Area 1 will be the retail area, Area 2 to Area 6 will be the office area, and the hotel and observation deck will be located in Area 7 to Area 9. Each floor of the sky lobby will have its own retail stores and restaurants, which will become a vertical business district.


How To Get To Shanghai Tower

By Taxi

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Practical Chinese:for taxi driver pls take us to Shanghai Tower 请载我们到上海中心大厦

By Subway

take the metro Line 2, get off at LUJIAZHUI or DongChang Road

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Major event of Shanghai Tower

On February 12, 2014, two climbers climbed over the construction site wall of the Shanghai Tower, and without any safety measures, climbed onto the crane on top of the tallest building in Shanghai under construction. The height is nearly 650 meters.

Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov once again challenged the restricted area. Not only did they escape the security wall and enter the construction site of the Shanghai Tower, they did not stop until they reached the highest point. They climbed up the tower crane on the top of the building without a safety rope and photographed the clouds. Shanghai in China.

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The Shanghai Top Observation Hall of Shanghai Tower is the functional experience area of the Shanghai Tower. At the top of Shanghai, you can see the Oriental Pearl Tower, Jinmao Tower, and World Financial Center at your feet. You can overlook the World Expo Park, Chenghuang Temple, The 80,000-person stadium and Hongqiao Airport have a panoramic view, and you can see the Suzhou Creek and the Huangpu River winding together to the Yangtze River and entering the East China Sea.

Growing Skyline: The exhibit is located in the preface hall of the Shanghai Top Exhibition Hall on the basement 1 floor. The 100-second real-scene restoration animation film condenses and interprets the development history of the Bund and Lujiazui skylines in Pudong over the past 170 years since Shanghai was opened as a port in 1840. It intuitively shows the ever-changing changes of Shanghai in the form of dynamic synthesis of video and sound , One after another high-rise buildings rose from the ground, and the heights were continuously refreshed one by one, until Shanghai Center became a new height and a new landmark of Shanghai.

Shanghai Center in Shanghai: It is divided into three themes: the charm of Shanghai, the height of Shanghai, and the Shanghai Center in Shanghai. Using the combination of dynamic and static, virtual and real, the dynamic images are interspersed in the static photos, showing people from different perspectives The Shanghai-style buildings of different periods and styles gradually show the representative buildings in the development process of Shanghai, an international metropolis, with the change of time. These buildings are not only full of architectural beauty but also contain profound historical and cultural heritage. They are the urban connotation full of Shanghai charm, which are inherited and transcended.

Skyscraper Dream: Using the current domestic sports self-luminous transparent screen technology combined with transparent crystal models, it fully demonstrates the mysteries of skyscrapers. It shows the evolution process of the world’s tallest building whose height has been continuously refreshed since 1885, and also shows the “skyscraper dream” that human beings are constantly pursuing. It shows the ranking of the world’s tallest buildings as of 2020 provided by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), and it is a window for an overview of the world’s tallest buildings.

Gene Bank: The Gene Bank reveals the entire process of planning, birth, and construction of this vertical city in the center of Shanghai. The simulation shows more than 10 world-leading creations such as sky gardens and dampers, and reveals the unknown genetic structure of many buildings.

Vertical City: The vertical city exhibition area uses the world’s cutting-edge 3D printing technology to print the ground model of the building as a whole with 1:350 nylon material, and uses the main screen plus a split screen to display the new media technology of sound, light and electricity, showing the Shanghai Center. Rainwater collectors, double-layer glass curtain walls, BIM construction technology, Shanghai Girls, Yuletu and other rich green, intelligent and humanistic connotations express the concept of a vertical city.

Shanghai Top Observation Hall has three of the fastest high-speed elevators in the world, with a speed of up to 18 meters per second. It only takes 55 seconds to reach the Shanghai Top Observation Hall on the 118th floor of Shanghai Center. You can see it through the screen when you take the elevator Elevator real-time running speed, height and orientation. Every experiencer will be impressed by its comfort and stability in addition to being shocked by the speed of the elevator.

Air Post Office: Located on the 118th floor of Shanghai Top, each postcard records the beautiful scenery of Shanghai Top, choose one for yourself or your relatives and friends, echoing the mood and artistic conception of the moment, here are the postcards from Shanghai Top A message is a gift worth cherishing and eternal.

Wishing Tree: The wishing tree on the 118th floor has also undergone a new upgrade. Write a wishing card or blessing here, and tie it to the wishing tree in the cloud with a red string. People make lofty and beautiful “star” wishes on the top of Shanghai.

Breaking through the sky: Breaking through the sky interactive project, using advanced AV devices to experience the super-real experience given by multimedia and physical heights. When you are on the 118th floor of the top of Shanghai, you are in the real scene of Lujiazui skyscrapers projected on the ground screen. With the advanced somatosensory hotspot control system, the virtual atmosphere creates a “crack” that breaks through the sky. A heart-pounding challenge is about to begin.


In the 360-degree full-view sightseeing hall on the top of Shanghai, you can see the Oriental Pearl Tower, Jinmao Tower, and the World Financial Center at your feet. You can have a panoramic view of the World Expo Park, Chenghuang Temple, the 80,000-person Stadium, and Hongqiao Airport. You can see the Suzhou Creek and the Huangpu River. Winding together with the Yangtze River into the East China Sea. Being here, sometimes the blue sky is lingering like a Tathagata fairyland, and sometimes it is above the clouds and placed in a magical world. On the top of Shanghai, you can enjoy the magnificent scenery, the prosperity of the world, and the wonders of the mountains.


Together with the one you love, hang a heart lock full of love. A pious wish is also an eternal promise. Engraving the names of a pair of lovers on the lock will make the hearts of two people Tightly “locked” together, making their love eternal, leaving a happy witness on the top of Shanghai

Shanghai Top Brand Store: Shanghai Top Brand Store is located in the Shanghai Top Sightseeing Hall on the 118th floor and the B2 Sightseeing Exit, with a wide variety of products containing elements of Shanghai and Shanghai Center.

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