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Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

No. 1 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China
+86 21 5879 1888
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US$ 139.00*
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Dinner at the Oriental Pearl Tower Revolving Restaurant with Transfers
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US$ 114.99*
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Private Tour: Zhujiajiao, Oriental Pearl Tower and Shanghai History Museum
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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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  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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No. 1 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hey, it's Europe in China! Exiting the station it's surprised me in size and architecture. A couple malls nearby as well and walkways in and around the city skyscrapers.

Thank Steven F
Reviewed yesterday

To get to this beauty, take Metro Line 2 and get off at Lujiazui Station and exit from Exit 1. Unfortunately, this visit to Shanghai, I missed the opportunity to catch the view from inside but will definitely not make the mistake again. The location...More

Thank Charisse G
Reviewed 2 days ago

It used to be the tallest tower in the city of Shanghai. While on the outside it may be among the most unique. There's nothing much to see on the inside.

Thank Austin C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) is amazing tower . The views you get from the top are magnificent and there is a glass floor where you stand and see the city beneath your legs. During evening the tower is colorful and amazing.

Thank Yossi N
Reviewed 6 days ago

A visit to Shanghai is incomplete without going to the top of the Oriental Pearl Tower. It provides a 360 degree panaromic view of the city of shanghai

Thank Kunal B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed visiting this building, especially the shanghai history museum inside. The level with the glass floor is very cool and the views are incredible. But like most tourist destinations in China, it’s incredibly crowded.

Thank akaras89
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful view and it has the glass bottom so that you can see below you. The wait was 2 hours we got there about 6 or 6:30 so be prepared but worth it!

Thank Tangaroa
Reviewed 1 week ago

You know how when you are watching a movie and they need to establish the location of the scene. In a major city they usually use the most famous building and the entire audience knows "I know where they are now". In Shanghai, the Oriental...More

Thank psudino
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting impression at night to walk by this building. Continue then down to the river and you get magnificent views on the Bund.

Thank ERic W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed. First go to China for bussiness trip. They said this the Icon of Shanghai city. Very nice view from the tower. Become brave.

Thank V1583UCsarah
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18 March 2017|
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Response from TravelingCat22 | Reviewed this property |
No need to book. Best time depends on weather, whether there is visibility or not and if you like day or night. Night is magic in Shanghai but you don't need to be high to enjoy the night skyline.
1 January 2017|
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Response from TwoHundredDays | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to buy online. CAn do it when you get there. Easy. No need to buy the upper part of the tower. Yes the glass walk is included as part of the ticket. Enjoy
4 June 2016|
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Response from Gary D | Reviewed this property |
Sunday is like any other day in China. If you go between 10:00 and 16:00 you are likely to be okay, just about anywhere! TripAdvisor does have in English the information you need. I do not remember the cost, but I did go... More