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Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

No. 1 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China
+86 21 5879 1888
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Speed to the top of the world’s third tallest TV and radio tower for a spectacular view, or just gaze at this beautiful structure from afar, especially striking when lit up at night.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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No. 1 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China
+86 21 5879 1888
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Reviewed today

This place is super touristy but it's totally worth it. The view is amazing and it's very entertaining to watch other tourists taking selfies and freaking out on the glass floor level. It's easy to reach via subway, there are plenty of signs, entry is...More

Thank Timmi002
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We only went to the second level after reading the reviews about the top level and the views were amazing!! Hard to get close to the windows due to all the people taking "selfies " but aside from that great!! The queue was not too...More

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice view of the city with a transparent platform. A ticket all the way to the top is about 220 Yuan. There can be a lot of people and a 30 minutes wait to get up there.

Thank Temp_2008
Reviewed 2 days ago

Inspite of a huge Q for going up and coming down, this tower is a main tourist attraction in Shanghai. It offers great view of the city and the river.

Thank Subrata0168
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This has now become an iconic attraction in Shanghai. Most people just refer to it as the "ball". A lovely sight to see, especially at night. However, going up to see shanghai can be a bit crowded so plan ahead and expect long waits. I...More

Thank Ness S
Reviewed 5 days ago

You need few hours to enjoy the whole of Pearl Tower and all different observatories. It's very nicely planned journey with your hostess talking in Chinese and English with the pretty smile on their face all the time

Thank Munish R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Typical tourust attraction in Shanghai. Very crowded, if possible book ahead. I don't know if it really is worth the money. Wouldn't go again.

Thank Vita V
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to give this attraction a five stars due to the must-see status and enjoyable experience. I disagree with other reviews claiming that the Oriental Pearl Tower is overrated or hyped up. I don't know what more you can really expect from rising up...More

1  Thank TomasTJP
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would strongly recommend going there really early in the morning if you don't want to wait in line for hours. Other then that it's worth the time and money to go there.

Thank Ally G
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you going to visit Shanghai, you must to visit this place - Oriental Pearl Tower. You can to receive some impressions which you never forget. First is the rotating restaurant on at the height of 267 meters with amazing view on the city. I...More

Thank Сергей П
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17 March 2017|
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Response from TravelingCat22 | Reviewed this property |
No need to book. Best time depends on weather, whether there is visibility or not and if you like day or night. Night is magic in Shanghai but you don't need to be high to enjoy the night skyline.
1 January 2017|
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Response from TwoHundredDays | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to buy online. CAn do it when you get there. Easy. No need to buy the upper part of the tower. Yes the glass walk is included as part of the ticket. Enjoy
4 June 2016|
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Response from Gary D | Reviewed this property |
Sunday is like any other day in China. If you go between 10:00 and 16:00 you are likely to be okay, just about anywhere! TripAdvisor does have in English the information you need. I do not remember the cost, but I did go... More