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into the Orient Pearl TV Tower.

The Tower was built in 1994 and it has a height of 468 meters (1,536 feet) high tower is the world's sixth and China's second tallest TV and radio tower. It was built with a unique architectural design of 11 spheres, big and small. The two largest spheres, along the length of the tower, have diameters of 50 meters for the lower and 45 meters for the upper. They are linked by three columns, each about 9 meters in diameter. The Tower is divided into 15 observation levels (the highest Shpere is called the Space Module (you need to pay extral 50 RMB to enter it, beside the usual Combo Ticket entrance to the other Observation Decks). The Middle Sphere is the Sightseiing level and the Lower Sphere is the Space City. It also houses the inner tower, which is a recreational palace, while the Shanghai Municipal History Museum is located in the tower's pedestal. The Tower also has exhibition facilities, restaurants and a shopping mall and a 25 room boutque hotel called the Space Hotel, located beneath the two large Spheres.

At Night, the tower is bathe with various colorful LED Lights that is a nice sight to see.

Admission to the Oriental TV Tower Upper Sphere Observation Deck, lower sphere and Shanghai Municipal History Museum is 160 RMB per person and for admission for all areas (Space Module, upper sphere, lower sphere, and Shanghai Municipal History Museum) is at 220 RMB per person.

open from 8;30 am to 9:30 pm everyday

Address: 1 Century Ave, Pudong, Shanghai, China
Directions: 1 Century Ave, Pudong, Shanghai, China. Take Subway Line 2 and get off at Lujiazui Station. Get out from Exit 1 and you can see the tower
Phone: +86 21 5879 1888
Website: http://www.opg.cn/

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  • Updated Oct 22, 2014
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