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“On Top of the World” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai World Financial Center
Building 1, No.100 Century Ave, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, China
021-68777878
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$142*
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Private Tour: The Face of Modern Shanghai
Ranked #2 of 1,305 things to do in Shanghai
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Three observation decks offer different experiences at the 94th, 97th, and 100th floors. The 100th floor is the highest observatory in the world, with transparent glass-walled walkways.
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“On Top of the World”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We were fortunate to enjoy the view on a gorgeous, blue sky day. It is quite pricey at $30 US, but it was worth it on my last day in China.

Visited February 2014
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“Worth the 100 floors for the view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I took my grandmother in the wheelchair to the 100th floor, be warned wheelchairs can only go to the 94th, so I wasnt going up there for nothing so I carried her up!

Visited July 2013
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“Magnificent building, great restaurants, great view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

It's not just the ubelievable view at the top that is remarkable about this building, and the view is truly remarkable. It's the smoothness of getting you up there, the politeness, the interesting scale model of Shanghai on the ground floor and the speed of the elevators. It all adds up to a pleasant experience. The cafes and restaurants in the first 4 floors of the building are varied and useful in a city that finds casual cafes very hard to do. Certainly worth going to have a look at this place and the wonderful views at the top.

Visited January 2014
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“Worth it every time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Soon to be my third visit here in the space of about three months - one of my FAVOURITE spots in Shanghai. I have only been up at night - with friends, work colleagues and soon to be family. The lights at night are really spectacular and you get a great view of the Jin Mao and the Pearl, as well as a slight view of the (currently in construction) Shanghai Tower. If you come to Shanghai you must take a trip up this tower AKA The Bottle Opener (just look at it). It also boasts the best toilets in Shanghai, they have heated seats.

Visited December 2013
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“worst kept secret”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

this bar is very pleasant. view is amazing and probably worst kept secret in shanghai. tickets to observation deck is about 170 rmb. so avoid that like the plague.

Better to go to the 94th floor (via the entrance to the hotel, Hyatt) to the bar, order a drink, sit down, relax and enjoy the view for a whole lot less. prices ar no more than say ordering at a bar in the city. I just ordered a couple of beers and some coffee for myself. cost about 250 and i stayed for quite some time.

Visited January 2014
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