As an old saying goes: one who fails to reach the Great Wall is not a true man. Similarly, what a pity it is if you miss the Oriental Pearl Tower when visiting Shanghai! As the landmark of Shanghai, the Oriental Pearl Tower is located at the Lujiazui of Pudong District in Shanghai, confronting the Bund across the river. It is 468 m high and consists of 11 spheres of different sizes. The design is derived from the fantastic conception of "pearls falling into a jade plate".
You can appreciate the urban scenery of both banks of Huangpu River from the three main spheres at different heights. And you can enjoy the full view of Shanghai in a unique way like "walking in the air" when standing on the 259-meter-high transparent observatory. When night falls, you can climb up to the sightseeing floor to look out over the sleepless city.
263 M Main Sightseeing Floor
By taking the luxury elevator in the check-in hall, you can steadily reach the 263-meter-high sightseeing floor at the speed of 7m/s within 40 s. It is a rare experience in the Oriental Pearl Tower.
259 M Transpapent Observatory
Sitting 259 meters above the ground, the glass-bottomed sightseeing corridor on the upper ball is absolutely the most attractive part in the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. You can experience a 360-degree view of Shanghai while standing on the corridor. You can also challenge yourself by walking through the 150-meter-long corridor and keeping your eyes looking down through the transparent glass floor.
The corridor on the Oriental Pearl TV Tower is not the highest sightseeing terrace in Shanghai, but it offers you the widest vision.
78 M "More Shanghai" Dynamic Ring Multimedia Show of Future Shanghai
"More Shanghai" large-scale panoramic digital image art projection show, is the Motion Magic in the new multimedia environment to create another immersive digital media creative display, lasted 2 years. Digital Image Art projection show is located in the Oriental Pearl 78 meters floor, 7 minutes long. Spectators in the 240° ring screen, automatic shuttle in the fantasy space surrounded by the image, sometimes bird's eye view of the city, sometimes dive underwater, sometimes in the clouds, sometimes interstellar crossing ... This kind of action-style visual appreciation route enables the audience to get a variety of immersive experiences like flying over, walking through, traveling and so on, and the most natural and harmonious emotional exchange between digital media virtual objects and people.
Shanghai History Museum
The Shanghai Municipal History Museum is located in the Tower's pedestal and features the development of Shanghai over history. Tourists can about learn Shanghai's history in a vivid way through a display of valuable relics, documents, pictures and advanced audio-visual presentations. The show is made up of 6 parts: leased territory, old municipal construction and street scenes, urban economy in shanghai modern culture, city life and political changes, and displays the profound changes in every aspect of Shanghai.
267 M Revolving Restaurant
The revolving restaurant is 267 meters off the ground. Diners get a spectacular view of Shanghai City while enjoying lunch or dinner. It is the 2nd highest revolving restaurant in Asia, covering an area of 1,500 sq meters and seats 350 customers at a time. The restaurant revolves once every 2 hours. The night view is particularly awesome.