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.
By adopting the exhibition approach of “integrating exhibits into the scene”, the Museum demonstrates the century-old history of changes as it combines multimedia, sound and light technology and includes cultural relics, props and wax statues through high-tech means.
Fixed 98 meters above the ground level, the Lower Sphere houses the Space Recreation City with abundant activities such as multidimensional movies, 360°holographic 5D movie, VR roller coaster and Namco Electronic Entertainment World, and animation specialty stores popular among young people.
The Higher Sphere is the essence of the Oriental Pearl Tower. 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. The famous transparent observatory is 259 m high, the main sightseeing floor is 263 m high, and the revolving restaurant is 267 m high.
Oriental Pearl Tower Revolving Restaurant can accommodate 350 guests. Its VIP room has a luxury round table, back-rest chairs and leisure sofas for 20 guests. It seems like a fairyland on earth with the magnificent backlight reflecting the night scene of the Oriental Pearl Tower on the glue-etched glass. You can have a commanding view of Huangpu River when staring out of the spacious and bright French sphere glazed window. It is designed to turn a circle every 2 hours so as to present the general view of Shanghai.
The 351-meter-high Space Capsule demonstrates the scientific charm of space scenery and China’s space exploration program by technological means. It is also the highest sightseeing floor of the Oriental Pearl Tower. On a clear day, you can look out over the Sheshan Mountain and Chongming Island.