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Jin Mao Tower

88 Century Blvd, Shanghai 200121, China
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Ranked #22 of 834 attractions in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Resort Communities, Specialty Museums
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Appleton, WI
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

This tour is all about the view. 88 floors straight up with no stops. Smoothest elevator ride I've ever been on. 360 degree views with information about the building itself and information about other skyscrapers around the world. Gift shop up there as well.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Jin Mao is one of the three towers in Pudong that allows you to ride to the top for a beautiful view. It’s cheaper than the World Financial Center, for instance, but the view isn’t as good. The glass is kind of dirty (water marks on the outside etc). Not as crowded either though, and when I went (at night)... More

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58 reviews 58 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Make sure to visit the Cloud 9 on the 87th floor! Great bar for drinks and appetizers. A little pricey, but the view alone is worth it! Make reservations for dusk, just before sunset! Invite the buskers over to your table; they will earn their tips and are quite entertaining! There is an observation deck on the 88th floor, and... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you are in to high places, this place is for you. For me, it was a bit too pricey for the experience and too many people; but if you go on the right day, it IS an AMAZING view!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Tower is perfect if you wish to have the famous landmarks such as the World Finance Centre and TV Tower in the pictures that you take from the observation desk. There was a great 360 view of Shanghai and there seemed to be fewer large groups of tourists than I saw going into the other two towers which means... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Not worth the money. The view was okay, but not as we expected. The restaurant there is expensive. We expected that the top glass floor view would be thrilled to view the ground. But accurately the view was dirty roof of several floors below.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Not the tallest of the forest of skyscrapers in Pudong but, unlike the taller buildings, it does have a 360 degree view over Shanghai. Fortunately we had a reasonably clear day but suspect the view will be disappointing on one of the many misty or smog days that Shanghai gets. With no real sensation, the lift to the 88th floor... More

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boston, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We were able to see for miles and even blue skies due to the typhoon which has just pasted by off the coast and blew all the horrible smog out of the city so we could actually see far. Normally u can't see for more than a 1/2 mile where all disappears into the fog of smog!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This towering building has awesome beauty all by itself, but added to its now two partners, this setting at night takes the breathe away, especially when the clouds float among them.

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Bathinda, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Jin Mao Tower is one of the early skyscrapers that Pudong in Shanghai is now bristling with. Although overtaken by other buildings now, a visit to the observation deck is cheaper than the taller "Bottle Opener" building. It is not too crowded either and you go up without too much fuss or waiting. The views of the city all around... More

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