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Oriental Pearl Tower

 Shanghai Attractions

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Introduction to Oriental Pearl Tower(东方明珠塔)

The Oriental Pearl Tower is one of the top landmarks of Shanghai, located along the prestigious Lijiazui of Pudong New Area by the Huangpu River directly opposite The Bund. Between 1994 – 2007 The Oriental Pearl Tower was the tallest building in China high at 468 meters. This record was then broken by the Shanghai World Financial Center in 2007. The Oriental Pearl Tower is made up of three spheres known as the Space Module, Upper sphere and lower sphere. The tower faces the historical European buildings along The Bund across the Huangpu River.

The highlights of the Oriental Pearl Tower is that it’s made up of a total of 11 spheres. The two largest spheres are 50 meters in diameter, the lower and upper sphere both 45 meters in diameter. The spheres are linked by three columns, each 9 meters in diameter. The highest sphere is 14 meters in diameter. The entire tower is supported by three large columns.

The Oriental Pearl Tower has 15 levels for sightseeing where visitors can choose different heights to enjoy view. The Space Cabin is located 350 meters above ground and the Revolving restaurant is 267 meters above the ground and is the highest restaurant in Asia.

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No. 1 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai

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Main Sights

Space Module, Upper Sphere, Lower Sphere

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Travel Information


 200 Yuan (Incl. Upper Module, Shanghai Municipal History Museum and Huangpu River Cruise)
 220 Yuan (Space Module, Upper Sphere, Lower Sphere & Shanghai Municipal History Museum)
 160 Yuan (Upper Sphere, Lower Sphere & Shanghai Municipal History Museum)

Opening Hours: 8:00AM - 9:30PM

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1. Take subway line 2 getting off at Lujiazui Station and leave the station via Exit 1

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Travel Tips 

1. Avoid visiting during school holidays and Golden Week in October as there will be large numbers of local tourists.

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