Jinmao tower is the tallest building on China's mainland (421m). Its design combines traditional Chinese and gothic architecture.
JinMaoTower is located in the Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone in Pudong. It is an intelligent building offering services for business, hotel, recreation, sightseeing and shopping. It covers a total construction area of 290,000 square meters and is 420.5 meters high. It has 88 stories above the ground, three stories underground and a six-story annex.
The 3 rd-50 th floors are spacious, bright and pillar-less offices able to accommodate over ten thousand people at work at the same time;
the 51-52 floors are electric and machinery equipment floors;
the 53 rd to 87 th floors house are the world's tallest super 5- star Jin Mao Grand Hyatt Hotel. In the central cylinder from the 56 th floor to the top of the tower is a 27 dia.-142-m high atrium in the air with sunlight reflecting through the glass. Around the atrium are 555 guest rooms of different sizes and styles and different Chinese and Western restaurants.
The 88 th floor, 341 m from the ground, is the sightseeing floor, the highest and largest sightseeing hall in China and able to accommodate over a thousand visitors. Two elevators with a peed of 9.1m/sec. Are working to transport visitors in 45 seconds from the first basement to the sightseeing floor. Here, looking around and to the far distance, one can have a whole view of new Shanghai.
If you are not afraid of heights, going to the top of the Jinmao Tower is an interesting experience. Viewing from the dizzying heights of the 88th floor in the evening, you will have an illusion that Shanghai is a glittering light ball.
Jinmao Tower overlooks the Oriental Pearl TV Tower in the distance, and next to the tunnel on Yanan Road, East, and will soon be reached by No 2 Subway. The main building is 420.5-m high, with 88 stories aboveground and 3 stories underground, occupying an area of 23,611 sq.m., with a total floor space of 290,000 sq.m.
JinMaoTower is not only a new tourist attraction, but also a window through which people from other parts of the world may get a better understanding of Shanghai and Pudong. Besides the Grand Hyatt and offices, luxury-brand shops, restaurants and relaxing coffee houses occupy the Jinmao Tower. This superb building represents the new Shanghai: young, vibrant, and inspirational.
Address: No. 88 Century Avenue near Dongtai Road
Tel: 8621-5047-5101 (Both Chinese and English services)
Hours: 8:30am - 9pm
Tickets: 50 yuan
To get there: Metro line 2