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“Bring your camera” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)
No. 1 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China
8621 58791888
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$142*
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Private Tour: The Face of Modern Shanghai
Ranked #10 of 1,305 things to do in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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.
Anaheim Hills, California
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“Bring your camera”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Take the elevator to the top for a 360 degree picture of Shanghai. One level lower and you are able to walk on a clear surface and look at how far above ground you reall are. Somewhat scary looking through the floor but a great photo op.

Visited May 2013
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“Only good when the sky is clear”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

It could have been nice but due to the fog outside we didn't see anything. Quite expensive too. Safety procedures are the same as when entering an airplane; scanning luggage and waterbottles have to be left at the entrance.

Visited May 2013
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“Don't forget your camera, great View from outside and inside”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

This building is unique and iconic, you can take nice picture from out side and inside. don't forget your camera, visit it when the sun shine brightly, i came on October / November it is pretty good.

Visited October 2012
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Moscow, Russia
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“Typical tourist place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We decided to visit a tower in the evening in order to a night view of shanghai. At the entrance there were just a few people so over all it took us about an hour to visit a tower. First we got to the last floor where the viewing point is but then we went one floor dawn which has a glass floor. First impression is very exciting but after a few minutes you get used to it. The only thing that a glass has a lot of scratches so the view dawn is not very clear. But overall expression is good, especially attracting for kids...

Visited May 2013
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“Fun to visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

You get a great view over Shanghai, although I would make sure you save your visit for a clear day as you wouldn't see much on a thick polluted day.
We didn't feel the need to go up to the space capsule level (top small ball) so skipped buying that ticket and also the luncheon ticket. You get a great view from the sightseeing gallery and also through the glass floor of the Transparent Observatory. Both are in the second large ball.

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