One of the tallest buildings in the world is the Shanghai Tower, which is a skyscraper situated in the city of Shanghai, China. The building was opened in 2015 and stands at a height of 632 metres (2,073ft). The skyscraper was designed by design firm Gensler and is designed to a futurism style, with its twisting glass facade being a recognisable feature. The building is used for multiple purposes such as offices, retail and leisure. The building has multiple observation decks that are popular with both locals and tourists, they offer stunning views over the city.
The best way to get to the skyscraper is by using public transport. By metro, take line 2 to ‘Lujiazui Station’ which is a 5-minute walk from the tower. By bus, take the 85, 774, 779, 799 or 992 that stop at ‘Lujiazui’ metro station and walk from there.
Opening Times and Admission
Most of the tower is restricted to the public. But the building does have observation decks open to the public daily, 8.30am-10pm. Admission to the decks is priced at 180CNY for adults and 90CNY for children.