Fodor's Expert Review Jin Mao Tower

Pudong Notable Building

Rising 88 floors—eight being the Chinese number imparting wealth and prosperity—this tower combines the classic 13-tier Buddhist pagoda design with postmodern steel and glass. It houses one of the highest hotels in the world—the Grand Hyatt Shanghai occupies the 53rd to 87th floors. The 88th-floor observation deck, reached in 45 seconds by two high-speed elevators, offers 360-degree views of the city. The brave can also try the tower's Skywalk experience, a glass pathway without rails outside the 88th floor. Skip the line and instead spend what you would've shelled out for a ticket to the observation deck at the 87th-floor Cloud 9 bar.

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Quick Facts

88 Shiji Dadao (Century Ave.)
Shanghai, Shanghai Shi  200121, China

021-5047–0088

www.jinmao88.com/en

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Observation deck Y100, Observation deck: Y120; Skywalk Y388

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