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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 today via mobile

Interesting to visit with awesome views if the pollution levels aren’t too extreme! Amazing experience!

Thank Shiv Y
Reviewed 3 days ago

had a really good time here. it was a lot of fun to walk out on the glass floor platform. try laying down and get someone to take your picture while they stand over you. we went for the buffet as well. i was surprised...More

Thank michaellK6094OA
Reviewed 4 days ago

Totally overrated tourist trap. You will spend 8 times as long waiting in endless lines as you will be looking down at any scenery. Very seriously expensive (around $30 US at the present time). And not much fun when you do get on top. Yes,...More

Thank RoseyL
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited this monument yesterday . It is a very interesting structure with a great view over the bund. We visited late morning and only had a couple of hours. Luckily we only booked the middle pearl (259 metres high) as when we went through...More

Thank kentkop
Reviewed 4 days ago

the line to even buy a ticket was very long, and the ticket itself is very expensive. however if you pick a smog-free day the view is very decent, and the glass bottom feature is quite a cool thing to experience

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We travelled very quickly to the top of the tower, where there is amazing views of the city landscape. You can also go one floor lower to walk on the glass floor is you are brave enough!

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Crossed the Whampoa river from Puxi to Pudong via the Sightseeing Tunnel to where the Oriental Tower is. We did not purchase the ticket to the Tower at the Puxi ticketing counter as we were told that the queue was 2 hours long and we...More

Thank SK Y
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went on an overcast day. Visibility was poor and had to wait over 1 hour to get in and another hour to get out. Nit worth the wait. Would be better on a clearer day.

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic view of Shanghai but be warned - AVOID WEEKENDS. Unfortunately our tickets were for Sunday and after a 2 hour+ queuing experience in jam packed conditions arriving at the viewing platform was still extremely crowed. Sadly, visitors choose to sit in...More

Thank Mandy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long lines to enter the tower and ends with an average, polluted view. I wouldn’t recommend taking the time to visit unless you have spare time in your itinerary. The viewing area isn’t as nice as Skytree in Tokyo or Taipei 101 in Taipei. You...More

Thank EdTea
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8 July 2018|
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Response from Myo M | Reviewed this property |
It's not all glass, like half wooden floor & half glass floor, and you don't need to step on the glass itself if you don't want to :) .
8 July 2018|
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Response from jenwegen | Reviewed this property |
There is normal floor running around the inside of the glass floor so you don’t need to stand on the glass. And, the glass is not on all sides of the floor, just a section. View is amazing. Worth to do.
17 March 2017|
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Response from TravelingCat22 | Reviewed this property |
No need to book. Best time depends on weather, whether there is visibility or not and if you like day or night. Night is magic in Shanghai but you don't need to be high to enjoy the night skyline.