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Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

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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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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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No. 1 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 July 2006

After a visit to the top of the Oriental Pearl Tower , Shanghai,in May 2006, found my ticket included admission to the Urban Development History Museum down in the basement. It consists of 6 halls that seem to go on forever, taking one back in...More

10  Thank foxinsox
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 October 2004

Really not worth paying RMB180 to go up to the Oriental Pearl Tower for dinner. The food are terrible & the staff are unfriendly. The so called buffet is actually really limited choice & the food are not fresh, could be some left over from...More

20  Thank BoardingPass330
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Reviewed today via mobile

Long queue to go up to observation desk but it won't let's you down for wasting time of waiting because you can see the wonderful of city and they got step glass available for challenge your high attitude fear . If you want to have...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Actual pearl lookalike at night.We went with tourguide though we had a look from outside only ...shopping streets and restaurants are nearby for leisure.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went in evening , the city is full of varies lights! It was so beautiful and amazing. The invisible floor is scary ! Haha 😁 It worth your time to visit ! I visit at weekdays ! Money spend : 220rmb(include 5 entry) Queue...More

Thank raynorong
Reviewed 2 days ago

Organization is dreadful; they have dual lines so you might (I did) get in a line for 70 minutes while someone who shows up in the other line immediately goes up on the elevator. We were allowed up and then almost immediately told it was...More

Thank milesrun
Reviewed 2 days ago

This impressive tower provides fantastic views across Shanghai. To step out on to the transparent floor area gives a new dimension to the buildings, river and roads beneath and adds to the overall experience.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 4 days ago

On our last day in Shanghai we took a taxi from our hotel to The Pearl Tower, We only looked at it from the plaza but did visit the Shanghai History Museum

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful Landmarks that most visit, next to Shanghai World Financial Center. Dine in Revolving restaurant to enjoy the view of Shanghai :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seeing Shangai from above is a "must-do" activity & the Pearl Tower enables you to view all the other tall buildings as well as gain a great perspective of this vast cityscape.

Thank Julee14
Reviewed 1 week ago

very tall TV tower but unable to go up in it.close to the other tall tower [you go up in].a marvel at engineering construction as 2 big globes make up the tower

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a walk around the Pearl Tower on a nice sunny day. The area around the tower in Nice with cool shops, restaurants, bars and multiple other landmark skyscrapers nearby. I didn't go to the observation deck but went to the nearby shanghai tower....More

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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.
Souz M
18 July 2018|
Response from Komarcz | Reviewed this property |
Price for all floors (spheres) is 220 CNY, opening time is 8.00 till 21.30 everyday. There is a ticket office right in front of the tower.
Souz M
18 July 2018|
Response from Kentkop | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we did not do that