Jinmao Tower in Shanghai

There are many tourist attractions in Shanghai, such as the Bund, the Yu Garden, Nanjing Street, and so on. For the modern buildings, the three towers are extremely famous, which are the Oriental Pearl TV Tower (468 m), the Jinmao Tower (420.5 m), and the Shanghai World Finance Center (492 m).

Special modern architecture style building with a bird's eye view of the day or night scenes of Shanghai.

  • The Jinmao Tower was the third tallest building in the world and the tallest in China. Located in the center of Shanghai's financial and trade districts the Jinmao Tower houses offices, hotels, and an observation deck on the building's 88th floor which offers spectacular views of downtown Shanghai.
  • The tower is 420.5 meters high. It is the third tallest building in China and the six tallest in the world.
  • The floors are well guarded and only two areas are open to the public: the observation floor on the 88th floor and the restaurant and bar in the Shanghai Grand Hyatt Hotel.
  • Fortune 500 firms and joint ventures all share the same office space in this giant monolith.

Building Features

  • The Jinmao Tower is not only with the modern style but with national style. It is a landmark architecture while Shanghai coursing towards the new century.
  • The building is very modern looking with its glass and steel exterior. The spiky pinnacle on the top of the building really adds to the appeal of its overall appearance.
  • The interior is quite clean and has a lot of stainless steel, and marble details. The observation deck is large and very bright due to the huge windows that encircle it. It allows a large number of people to see all the surrounding area at the same time.

Tour Features
-What is special there?

  • Get the Fantastic Views of Shanghai
    The Jinmao Tower is a very high tech looking building which offers fantastic views of the Huangpu, Pudong, and Huangpu Districts. It also offers a great view of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower.


  • On the bank of Huangpu River and opposite the famous Bund scenic zone and located in the golden mile of Lu Jia Zui financing and trading zone in the Pudong new area.
  • Address: 88 Century Boulevard, Pudong

- how to get there?

  • By bus: NO. 82, 85, 574, 583, get off at Lujiazui stop
  • By subway: Line 2, and get off at Lujiazui Station.

Visiting Time
- How long should I stay there?
- When is the best time to visit there?

  • Opening hours: 8:30am - 9:00pm, daily
  • Try to avoid holidays

Costs/ Entrance Tickets

  • Admission: 70 RMB to the 88th floor

Review & Tips
- What did tour experts/visitors say about this place?

  • Check out the weather before you go
  • Take a Huangpu Cruise tour and see the beautiful sights of Jinmao Tower. If you experience the night cruise of Huangpu River, the sceneries at night are more distinctive and wonderful.
  • Fewer visitors

Other tour attractions nearby

  • The Oriental Pearl TV Tower has become one of the modern symbols of Shanghai. Situated on the east bank of the Huangpu River, the 468-meter tall tower is the tallest in Asia and the third tallest TV tower in the world.
  • Shanghai World Finance Center: The tallest building in China.

Tours with this attraction

  • If you are interested in taking a Shanghai tour with a visit to Jinmao Tower; if you need a private tour and an English speaking tour guide to show you around Shanghai; China Odyssey Tours is here and ready to help. Contact us.
  • The following links lead you to sample Shanghai tours that include a visit to this attraction.     

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