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Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

Open today: 08:00 - 21:30
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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.
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No. 1 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The new pathway that they put is super nice with the best view on the unfamous other view. The view is beautiful on all the colonial buildings

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lovegoodfoodgoodwine
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yes, it is one of the landmark buildings - from outside. Yes, there are hundreds of people queing up in front to go to the top. Yes, they recently added some „space experience“ and gambling machines on the top floors. But better than going up...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 606gerdm
Reviewed 1 week ago

in fairness we did not go up it, we went to the observation deck of another building. So this was just a structure; some symbolism with the 11 balls, but only worth a picture as you walk around the area.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 340alanc
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is originally the tallest building of the Pudong area and was built back in 1991. It is known locally as the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. There are 3 main levels of the tower. The lower largest 1st sphere is called the ball and is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank midwaytoheaven
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning place, with breathtaking view! Very entertaining for kids, adults as well, loads of different activities!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BuluMata
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good was one of the tallest buildings twenty years ago before the shanghai financial centre and Shanghai tower came in existence.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank abhi55451
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been inside, viewed the city from its observation deck and enjoyed (?????) looking down through the glass floor, looked up from its base on a day that the sky was so brown from pollution that I could not see the top, and enjoyed night...More

Date of experience: January 2019
49  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tower offers espectacular views of the city. The glass floor area is a challenge for those afraid oh high.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TALuis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn’t the greatest visit. Lines and crowds are too much. And isn’t really anything too special. I would instead suggest going to the financial center

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MTWentz007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went and was awesome experience. It was raining when we went but still awesome! Bring money as it has small shopping center on bottom.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank samuelgutierrez
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17 February 2019|
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Response from elvin2018 | Reviewed this property |
Alok Nahata has given all details above. As I was on a group tour I am not aware of specific procing details.
6 December 2018|
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Response from Alok_Nahata | Reviewed this property |
Actually there is no separate ticket for restaurant. The costliest ticket includes the observation deck, transparent observatory, shanghai history museum and space capsule. You have to pay separately to go to the restaurant... More
Miriam G
31 October 2018|
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Response from Road663049 | Reviewed this property |
We purchased tickets onsite at the bottom level. I’m not sure if you can get tickets online.