Standing at a height of 492 m (1,614 ft), Shanghai World Financial Center represents the second tallest building in mainland China to date. Completed in 2008, the landmark skyscraper contains first-class commercial centers, a luxury hotel, over 20 multinational business institutions, and exhibitions of art created from all over the world. Not only can the skyscraper withstand a severe earthquake, typhoons, lightening, and other hazards, but it holds the title as one of most ingenious modern architectural marvels. As you enter, check the vast map of the building to see what facilities you want to explore. You can also purchase a ticket to visit the sightseeing glass platform and hall. To visit Shanghai World Financial Center on your holiday in Shanghai, and find out what else Shanghai has to offer, use our Shanghai.
Shanghai World Financial Center reviews
Amazing view from the 100th floor, although not great if you are scared of heights like I am. We went when it opened on a weekend and it was empty. We had to show our passports to buy tickets. It's..... more »
The financial soars upwards representing the growth of the financial sector in Shanghai and the power of China. more »
As an architect who grew up admiring many of the world's tallest towers, getting to see this amazing tower in person was a dream come true. Save your money for the Shanghai tower viewing deck. If you want to go visit the SWFC, there are bars inside on really high levels. I would really recommend that. I had a few beers with a colleague up there and it was incredible.
It was a great experience to stand on the glass floor. I also did a hand stand (one hand) on the glass floor. A nice view from the building and from the glass. The elevator is also a some kind of art and a fast one.
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