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Three observation decks offer different experiences at the 94th, 97th, and 100th floors. The 100th floor is the highest observatory in the world, with transparent glass-walled walkways.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Building 1, No.100 Century Ave, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6877 7878
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 November 2010

Forget the Pearl Tower, the Jin Mao Tower and the WFC observation deck! Instead, serious high altitude drinkers shoud head for the 92nd floor bar of the Hyatt Hotel - in the same building as the WFC, the entrance faces the Jin Mao Tower. Then...More

6  Thank Nicholas C
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Reviewed 8 July 2010

The 100th floor of the Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC) - Good points: - Highest observation deck in the world so a decent view of the Shanghai skyline Bad points: - It costs 150RMB (~£10) per person to gain access to the observation deck -...More

16  Thank sophin2013
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyable to see Shanghai from such a high vantage point. The glass floor upstairs was pretty neat. Crowds were not as bad as I expected.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This visit has an admission fee to get to the observation deck . The first stop is a deck with large glass windows which allows you to circle the entire city. You then take the elevator to another deck at 96 floors high which has...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The final leg of our China trip was in Shanghai. Our tour company Odynovo Tours did such an outstanding job! We were met by Ms. Autumn Liu, our personal guide, who showed us everything from the tallest building to the smallest. The Museum had some...More

Thank dinorag225
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice view and a great display of China capabilities. Intetresting architecture and a high tech elevator solution.

Thank Peter-Journeys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view was so impressive ! Need to pay like 100 CNY to get to the floor 100 ! Great to see at day or night!

Thank 448marcom448
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do this for the experience of seeing Shanghai lit up of a nightime, whilst sipping a cocktail in the luxury lounge.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth visiting. Like being in a film set. Go up the Shanghai Tower and Cheese Grater then Pearl to get a good all round view. Very efficient systems.

1  Thank Ptuji
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This city hands down offers some of the best city views in the world. Very clean and surprisingly easy to navigate streets, the architecture is phenomenal! Love the city. Fewer restaurants than I would have thought.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Jinmao Tower where there is an 88th floor observation deck (with paid for entry). We rode the elevator to the 54th floor (free) to the Grand Hyatt hotel lobby. There were good views to be had from there too, and we recommend...More

2  Thank StephenGlobeTrotter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are on a 10-day guided tour of China and our first stop was Shanghai. What a beautiful, modern city it is! You can find the BEST views of this wonderful city from the 100th floor of the WORLD FINANCIAL CENTER. It is a bit...More

1  Thank Dale H
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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
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19 September 2018|
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Response from Rowland45 | Reviewed this property |
I can not improve upon the answers below. any one of them works fine. There is a walk along the river on the Pudong side which is very accessible from the financial center. If you have a chance, it is delightful and... More
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27 June 2018|
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Response from amedeo1999 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes close to the Tower you have a Metro station. So you can reach the Hongqiao railway station. I have eben during day time in the top. I imagine that the view is good if you have a clear sky. With clouds you will not... More
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