24 Hours Hotline: +86 137-3541-1378
+86 157-0009-4881
Email:

Your Location: Home > Shanghai Attractions > Shanghai Oriental TV Tower

Shanghai Oriental TV Tower

Shanghai_TV.jpg

Introduction
The Oriental Pearl TV Tower is a TV tower in Shanghai, China. The Oriental Pearl Tower is located at the tip of Lujiazui in the Pudong district, by the side of Huangpu River, opposite The Bund of Shanghai.

It was designed by Jiang Huan Cheng of the Shanghai Modern Architectural Design Co. Ltd. Construction began in 1991 and the tower was completed in 1995. At 468 m (1,535 feet) high, it was the tallest structure in China from 1994–2007, when it was surpassed by the Shanghai World Financial Center. The Oriental Pearl Tower belongs to the World Federation of Great Towers.

Shanghai_Oriental_Pearl_TV_Tower_2.jpg

Unique Desiging of TV tower
This 468 meters (1,536 feet) high tower is the world's third tallest TV and radio tower surpassed in height only by towers in Toronto, Canada and Moscow, Russia. However, even more alluring than its height is the tower's unique architectural design that makes the Oriental Pearl TV Tower one of the most attractive places anywhere.

The design of the building said to be based on a verse of the Tang Dynasty poem Pipa Song by Bai Juyi about the wonderful sprinkling sound of a pipa instrument, like pearls, big and small falling on a jade plate. However, the designer Jiang Huancheng says that he did not have the poem in mind when designing the tower. It was the chief of the jury board who said it reminded him of that poem.

Inner beauty to visit
The Oriental Pearl Tower consists of three big columns, which are 9 meters in diameter, the space module, the upper sphere, the lower sphere, five small spheres, tower base and the square.

In the tower, there is a double-decker elevator, which can hold fifty people at a time, and a two-speed elevator that can run at a speed of 7 meters per second. The tower is equipped with three-dimensional lighting installation, which makes the whole tower very colorful and beautiful.

The sightseeing floor in the brilliant upper sphere is 263 meters high and 45 meters in diameter; it is the best place to get a bird's eye-view of Shanghai. When it is sunny, it makes one relaxed and happy to see the distant views of the Sheshan, the Chongming Island and the Yangtze River. In the upper sphere, there are also the Revolving Restaurant, the Disco Hall, the Piano Bar and twenty KTV rooms.

The Space module, with a height of 350 meters, towers into the sky. Inside of this is set the Sightseeing Floor, Conference Hall and Coffee Bar. They are elegant and luxurious, enjoying exceptional advantages.

In the five spheres is the space hotel with twenty comfortable suites, 140 to 230 meters above the ground. It does give people a feeling of being on a spaceship. Up here, guests can sit in sofas and enjoy a bird's-eye-view of the city aloft from the bustling life in the streets. Each ball has a suite and three standard rooms on two levels connected by a winding stairway.

The site has a private lounge overlooking the Huangpu River and a booming Pudong. Three other rooms share two lounges facing the main section of the Bund and the city's old districts. If you decide to stay, make sure to rent a telescope at the reception desk so you can zoom in on the city's interesting spots.

The space city is in the lower spheroid of the Oriental Pearl Tower and the science fantasy city is in the base of the tower. 

The Oriental Pearl Tower is a multi-functional establishment satisfying various needs in tourism, dining, shopping, entertainment, boarding and Audio & Video Broadcasting. It has already become one of the symbolic buildings and tourism resorts in Shanghai and is honored as one of the ten best views in Shanghai.

Shanghai_Oriental_Pearl TV_Tower.jpg

Info
Address: No. 1 Century Avenue
Tel: 8621- 5879-1888 (Chinese and English services)
Opening Time: 9am - 9pm
Adimission Fee: 70 yuan (sight-seeing hall), 85 yuan (to the second sphere), 135 yuan (to the space module)
Access: Metro line 2 (Lujiazui Station)

Tour Shanghai Oriental TV Tower with Shanghai Private Tour 
We will provide a private & spacious car and a local professional tour guide with over 5 years guiding experience only work for you or your group. You will be escorted during your tour. Transport, ticket, and dining (At some local restaurants popular with locals) all we will arrange for you according your requirements. Please check our most popular Shanghai Tours including Shanghai Oriental TV Tower as below: 

Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New HighlightsPrivate Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New Highlights 3-Day Shanghai Essential with Zhujiajiao Water Town Vacation Package3-Day Shanghai Essential with Zhujiajiao Water Town Vacation Package
Are the above sample tour programs not suitable for you? We have more Shanghai tours. Our tours can be tailor-made based on your requirements and budget to create unique Shanghai experiences that allow you to interact with the local people and culture. Our enthusiastic tour expert will promptly reply you in details within 24 hours.

Questions & Answers or Review
* Full Name
* E-mail
* Title of your review
* Your review
 

The following Shanghai Private Tours may also interest you!

Duration:6 - 8 hours

Attractions(Cities):Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Nanjing Road, Jade Buddha Temple, Old French Concession

Tour Style:Incredible Shanghai Highlights Day Tour is a fully guided tour for those who have just one day to see the best of Shanghai. Make the most of your time with your knowledgeable Shanghai Private Tour guide, see all top Shanghai attractions. With complete flexibility, follow this itinerary or create your own for a unique Shanghai experience. You'll get an insight into the city's culture, history, local lifestyle and future.

View Details
From $50 p/p

Duration:6 - 8 Hours

Attractions(Cities):Yuyuan Garden & Bazaar, Jade Buddha Temple, Former French Concession, Boat cruise on the Huangpu River, Pudong New Area(Shanghai Oriental TV Tower, OPTIONAL)

Tour Style:If you only have one day in Shanghai, we highly recommend this one day tour in shanghai. This fully customizable tour particularly designed for first-time travelers to Shanghai touring traditional gardens, bustling shopping streets, historic buildings, and even to the top of a skyscraper with your knowledgeable guide. It will let you get an insight into its people, culture, history and the dynamic urban life.

View Details
From $70 p/p

Duration:4-5 hours

Attractions(Cities):Boat Cruise on Huangpu River, Yuyuan Bazaar (Shanghai City God Temple)

Tour Style:Book this private Shanghai evening tour, stroll the most famous food street-Yuyuan Bazaar (Shanghai City God Temple) in downtown Shanghai, which can offer you opporunity to taste the city from a local's perspective, taking the Huangpu River Cruise to enjoy the stunning light view and the amazing architecture of the city. It's the best way to admire Shanghai's classic skyline view.

View Details
From $60 p/p

Duration:4 - 5 hours

Attractions(Cities):Pick two or three attractions as you are interested

Tour Style:Want to see the top sights in Shanghai with a professional private tour guide? Then go on this half day Shanghai city tour that puts the power in your hands to decide what attractions you visit. Avoid lengthy itineraries of places that don't interest you. You can customized the tour entirely on your preferences and discuss with your guide for advice. Flexible on the start and finish time.

View Details
From $45 p/p

Duration:9-10 hours

Attractions(Cities):Lingering Garden, Panmen Gate, Hanshan Temple, Pingjiang Historic Street, Suzhou No.1 Silk Factory

Tour Style:Book this Shanghai to Suzhou Day Trip riding on a bullet less than 30 minutes, accompanied by your private guide, visit the winding canals, historical buildings, ancient street, classic Chinese gardens and much more on this private customized day tour to Suzhou. We will book the entrance tickets in advance to escape the crowds, let you jump the queue to make your trip comfortable and enjoyable.

View Details
From $90 p/p

Live Chat

Certificate of Excellence
2012~2020

tripadvisor

China Private Tours-Day Tour

Your Idea of Your Trip
Adults:
(> 11 years old)
Children:
(2 - 11 years old)
Babies:
(< 2 years old)
Date of trip
Hotel Class
Any specific requests/interests?
Contact Information

(Your Privacy is Protected)

Full Name: *
E-mail: *
Your Age: *
Nationality: *
Contact Phone Number: *
Submit

Tailor-Made

1 to 1 tailor-made service from our professional travel advisors for the most sophisticated

Authentic

Constantly excellent reviews for attraction, hotel and service Competitive price

Value Guarantee

Local experts provide quality tours Best selected knowledgeable local guides Authentic local restaurants

Stress-free Guaranteed

7*24 hours available to create you a worry-free tour. No Hidden Fees and absolutely no pressure to buy. Secured

Who choose us

TripAdvisor
ASTA Pata CATS IATA

We accept:

We accept

Email:

Copyright © 2017 Tripstoshanghai.com All rights reserved.   Sitemap   浙ICP备18056007号