Shanghai Tower is also another tall building boasting of having one of the world’s highest observation deck and the world’s fastest elevators, which travel at a top speed of 74 km/hr (world's second fastest elevator) The express elevator ride to the observation deck located on the 119th floor takes less than a minute.
Shanghai tower is one of China's tallest buildings standing at a dizzying 632 meters high with 127 floors and 5 basement levels. The building design is such that it spirals upward in a snake like manner twisting one degree per level making a 120 degree rotation a design that was put into use to protect the building structure from string winds making it as stable as possible. It also has a double layer wall structure forming the building facade creating a form of insulator which also improves indoor air quality.
Major attractions and activities to do on a visit
A tour to this tower brings tourists to a fantastic height on the observatory deck on a super fast elevator where they can take in unique panoramic views of the Huangpu River, other skyscrapers like the World Financial Center, the Bund and Jin Mao Tower. The panoramic views across Shanghai’s skyline are very rewarding especially during sunset and at night. In addition to this, there is an exhibition on the 125th and 126th floor of the Shanghai Eye which is unmatched and shouldn’t be missed out.
The eye is situated on the 125 to 126th floor with damper to stabilize it. Exploring this level isn’t for the faint hearted yet it is very thrilling.
Shanghai Guanfu Museum
This displays the long history of Chinese civilization with exhibits of ceramics, statues, gold wares and porcelain.
World's Second Highest Hotel
Visit and be part of this luxury hotel that’s located on the 84th to 110th floors that is currently the world’s second highest hotel.
7 Days Shanghai Tibet Tour by Flight
Travel from the east to west, a distinctive difference between Shanghai and Tibet will impress you a lot no matter from history, culture, economy, tradition etc. Experience the bustling and prosperous Shanghai and enjoy beautiful water town scenery, explore Tibetan Buddhist culture as you visiting UNESCO heritage site-Potala Palace and other historic temples.
8 Days Shanghai Tibet Essence Tour by Train
Enjoy this classic 8-day Shanghai Tibet tour package which covers all the popular attractions in both cities, be amazed at the prosperity of Shanghai and explore the Buddhist culture in Tibet, this Tibet tour from Shanghai by train will be a good choice for first-time visitors, reduce much high altitude sickness and enjoy unique scenery along the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the marvelous highest railway in the world.
6 Days Shanghai Chongqing Yangtze River Cruise Tour
Experience the prosperous Shanghai and incredible 3D transportation Mountain City-Chongqing, view the enchanting view on a 5-star comfortable Yangtze River cruise. This all-inclusive considerate private tour will remove all your worries and enjoy the beauty of China thoroughly!
2-Day Shanghai Essence Tour with Airport Transfer
The tour is composed of half the impression of old Shanghai and half the new image of flourishing metropolis Shanghai. In the tour, you will experience the elegant "Yu Garden", marvel at western-style towers that once made Shanghai "Paris of the East" along the Bund, enjoy gorgeous panoramic view of the new Shanghai on top of Shanghai Tower, shop at the famous City God Temple Bazaar and take a grand look at the modern Shanghai from Pudong New Area.
3 Days Shanghai Suzhou Xitang Water Town Tour
The tour includes both Shanghai and Suzhou. In Shanghai, marvel at Western-style towers that once made Shanghai Paris of the East along "the Bund", enjoy the gorgeous panoramic view of the new Shanghai on top of Shanghai Tower, learn the history of Shanghai from Shanghai Museum and Confucian Temple. Enjoy beautiful Xitang Water Town and stay overnight. In Suzhou, you explore the biggest garden in Suzhou "Humble Administrator’s Garden", artist Suzhou Museum and historical Pingjiang Road.
10-day Silk Road China Tour including Beijing, Xian, Dunhuang and Shanghai
This 10 days impression China tour covers Beijing, Shanghai, Xian and Dunhuang. Explore Chinese history from Forbidden City, Great Wall and Terracotta Warriors, follow the silk road in Dunhuang and admire the Mogao Grottoes, enjoy beautiful desert at Singing Sand Dune and Crescent Lake. Besides, a trip to Shanghai to experience the fast development of China.
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