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Shanghai World Financial Center

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Address: Building 1, No.100 Century Ave, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, China
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Phone Number: 021-68777878
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

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Great view - few nice restaurants

The bottle opener provides you with a great view over the city. You will stand on a floor out of glass... quite impressive although the glasses are not very new (scratches). With... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Greve, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After opening Shanghai Tower, Shanghai World Financial Center doesn't really have anything to offer. The view is mush more interesting from the Pearl Tower, and much more better from the top of Shanghai Tower.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The bottle opener provides you with a great view over the city. You will stand on a floor out of glass... quite impressive although the glasses are not very new (scratches). With regards to restaurants, you will find a few. However, not the best ones.

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Guntramsdorf, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We bought ticket together with ticket for the sight seeing tunnel. It gives you better price in total. View from 100th floor is amazing, we were lucky on a sunny day and no Smog.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Shanghai now has two city centers, with the old center located west of the Bund around the People's Square and the new center located east of the Bund. The skyscrapers and modern architecture is part of an amazingly fast development that seemed to erupt overnight, symbolizing the high efficiency, technological advancement, and open-mindedness of Shanghai people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing skyscrapers and architecture. Great for photography. Very buzzing and interesting with plenty of things to see.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with a guide so didn't have to wait in the queue for long time. You have the options in terms of different floors that you can go to. We went during first half of the day so not sure about the view when all buildings have lights. The view from top is good specially the different designs that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

if you are planning to go up the tower it may be worth looking for a tour guide as you will by pass the big queues ..great scenery

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long wait in blistering heat to get in but it was worth it for a few minutes of wonderful view. We went up just before sunset. Kids thought it was boring.

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Roskilde, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view over the city. A great place to start your visit in Shanghai to get a sense of the city - both the new and the old

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The building that Tom Cruise was jumping off and onto in the third installment. Of course, you dont get to the reah the roof top or anything. The observatory at a price is one option, but I prefered heading to the Hyatt hotel located on the higher floors and the bar provides an excellent viewing options along with a drink... More 

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Staying in Lujiazui

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When people speak of Shanghai’s futuristic skyline, it’s the financial district of Luiazui they are speaking of. Shanghai’s most iconic buildings are located in close proximity to Lujiazui’s elevated ring road and swanky eateries. Sky-high shopping and chic bars fill the highrises around the area. As is characteristic of a world-class financial business district, some of Shanghai’s best malls and hotels can be found in the neighborhood. While everyone on the famous Bund side of the river gazes in awe at these amazing structures, all the buildings here, as well as Lujiazui’s riverside promenade, offer great views of the historic buildings all along the Puxi side. The Lujiazui park often hosts music festivals throughout the year, and park goers can party and stroll in the shadow of some of the world’s tallest buildings.