The literal meaning of Shanghai is up from the sea. It is a city in China with the massive port. Shanghai is the world’s busiest place and hit badly by the pollution. It is also called the Paris of the East. Shanghai Tower is in the second number in the world with respect to its height. Its elevators are also considered fastest around the globe (almost 20.5 meters/second).
To visit the Shanghai Tower, you need a VISA. So, you will have to apply and wait for the completion of the application process. Fee to apply for VISA is high. However, an agency can help you by offering some package.
How to Go?
There are 2 airports in Shanghai, namely Hongqiao and Pudong. You can travel by train, bus, taxi or metro. If you go by taxi, make sure, it is not red colored and has some writing in Chinese. Metro is comfortable and you will use machine coins as tickets. Avoid rent a car service even if it has English names.
What to See in Shanghai?
The design and architecture of the Shanghai Tower are superb. There are 9 cylindrical structures stacked on each other. It has one hundred and twenty-one floors. The glass façade covers the inner-side of the floors. It has 9 indoor areas opened for the public and the tourists. There, you will find cafeterias, charming views, beautiful gardens, restaurants, and shops. The transparent façade is worth seeing.
In the Shanghai Tower, there is a space of sixteen thousand people daily. It is attached with 2 other super-high structures known as SWFC and Jin Mao Tower. You can stay at the hotels of Jin Mao Tower named a J-Hotels. There are two hundred fifty-eight rooms in the hotel. The sub-floors have a parking space of almost eighteen hundred vehicles.
There are a large number of vendors in Shanghai. At the traveling points, people understand English language. You can get trip guide and map from the information center. The appealing sites of the Shanghai Tower are the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Natural Wild Insect Kingdom and Shanghai Ocean Aquarium. There are holographic LCDs that present information to the travelers.
At the base of the Shanghai Tower, you will see multiple skyscrapers with the interesting view. You will love taking a selfie in between the World Financial Center and the Shanghai Tower. The view from the utmost height is simply incredible. At night, the lights of the Tower in the dark create an amazing scene.
What’s the Tourists Share about the Shanghai Tower?
Do not plan to travel, when it is raining or cloudy. You will have the best experience in a sunny clear weather. You can get a cheap ticket for the Shanghai Tower Observation Deck from the ticket center. The experience of enjoying in the highest swimming pool, restaurant stay, hotel lobby and wind tribunes cannot be described in words. Only the one who has personally experienced can feel it in actual. There is a proper security system of the escalators from the basement to the peak. So, you stay safe and have a great fun.