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Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

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Address: No. 1 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China
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+86 21 5879 1888
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08:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:30
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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Speed to the top of the world’s third tallest TV and radio tower for a...

Speed to the top of the world’s third tallest TV and radio tower for a spectacular view, or just gaze at this beautiful structure from afar, especially striking when lit up at night.

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US$ 140.00*
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Dinner at the Oriental Pearl Tower Revolving Restaurant with Transfer
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Private Night Tour in Shanghai: Oriental Pearl TV Tower with Huangpu River...
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Private Tour: Zhujiajiao, Oriental Pearl Tower and Shanghai History Museum

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360o view. Also if you don't mind you can go on to a wide glass platform which went right round the tower and look down! It would be good if the information plaques actually... read more

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melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tower is a major feat of archoitecture. The first time I went to Shanghi in November three years ago, views both of it and from it were clouded and partial, so it was only the sense of the building itself which impressed. But this January, the air of Shanghai seems so miuch cleaner...from the Waibaidu Bridge across the Huangpu... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

360o view. Also if you don't mind you can go on to a wide glass platform which went right round the tower and look down! It would be good if the information plaques actually related to what you were seeing, sometimes they seemed to have nothing to do with your view from that spot. It is an iconic tower best... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I believe this is the best tourist place in Shanghai. Impressive architecture, Glass bottomed platform, Revolving restaurant & Awesome views from the top.It gives a nice view of the places around from Transparent observatory. It has got a long waiting time, so buy a ticket first & then go around to visit nearby places.. Good to visit during day or... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Simply to stand on the glass floor 259m up it's worth going there. Admission of 220RMB is a bit much in my opinion but the views are fantastic. You really get a different view of Shanghai from up here.

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I visited with my boyfriend who had been here before. The view is obviously the major attraction, but he recommended it because he knew I would like the museum at the base. As he figured, that turned out to be my favorite part. The Shanghai history museum shows replicas of early shanghai scenery, history of the transformations, and quite a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Above all, this one is like the magic of your visit. moving restaurant, the high glass spot to take picture and experience going up by the lift will spoil yourself

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the tallest of the three Shanghai towers with panoramic views of the city, the Pearl is my favourite. The glass floored platform of the Transparent Observatory can feel a bit dizzying when you first look down but the views can't be beat. It is hard to imagine the financial district where it stands was fields just 25 years ago.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is so gorgeous amped I am sure a highlight of every photo. Amazing to see in the day or the evening.

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Shenzhen, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really have never seen anything like it. Phenomenal looking. Futuristic and fun. Day and night. You can go to the top and look at the view but average waiting time is many hours. Better going to shanghai tower. The bottom has the museum and restaurants and cafes. I just took photos from different angles. Didn't bother going to the top

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You will see this on every mention of Shanghai. It is best to go the opposite side of the Bund and at night to get a good picture, better still, go to the Flair bar for an amazing picture. There is also a restaurant inside

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