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Oriental Pearl Radio & TV Tower
Chinese: 东方明珠塔

Pinyin: Dōngfāng Míngzhūtǎ

Official name: 上海东方明珠广播电视塔

The Oriental Pearl Radio & TV Tower is a TV tower in Shanghai, China. Its location at the tip of Lujiazui in the Pudong district, by the side of Huangpu River, opposite of the Bund makes it a distinct landmark in Shanghai.
It was designed by the Shanghai Modern Architectural Design Co. Ltd. Construction began in 1990 and the tower was completed in 1994. At 468 m (1,535 feet) high, it is one of the tallest structures in China. It is classified as a AAAAA scenic area by the China National Tourism Administration in 2007 .

General information

General information
Type Communication, observation, restaurant
Location Shanghai, China
Coordinates 31.242°N 121.495°E
Construction started 1990
Completed 1994[1]
Height
Antenna spire 468.0 m (1,535 ft)
Top floor 350.0 m (1,148 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 14
Elevators 6
Design and construction
Developer Shanghai Oriental Pearl Group Co.Ltd.
Architect Shanghai Modern Architectural Design Co. Ltd.

Useful information

Opening Hours:

8:00am-9:30pm


Maps & Brochures

Directions:

Sightseeing Tour:

263M sightseeing Galleria

259M Transparent Observatory

0M Shanghai History Museum 

Dine Tour:

267M Revolving Restaurant

263M sightseeing Galleria

259M Transparent Observatory

0M Shanghai History Museum