Shanghai World Financial Center

Last updated by wendysong at 2014/3/25

Located in the center of Lujiazui in Pudong New Area, Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC 上海环球金融中心) is a comprehensive building consisting of sightseeing, shopping, hotels and high-level offices. Where is the best place to see hundreds of magnificent skyscrapers in Shanghai? Definitely, SWFC is one of top 5 places to enjoy Shanghai’s modernization. Nearby Jinmao Tower, it is built in August 28 in 2008 as the 2rd highest skyscraper in the mainland of China.

With a height of 492 meters, it has 100 floors including sightseeing floors from Floor 94 to 100.Travelers can have a grand view of the modern Shanghai, however, if travelers are afraid of heights, it will be a big challenge to break through. Floor 87 is the Park Hyatt Hotel’s lobby which offering a wonderful view of Shanghai. The 100 Century Avenue Restaurant on Floor 91 is the right place to glance at Pudong’s skyscrapers.

It was invested together to built by over 40 companies from Japan and America. Shanghai World Financial Center is the building that boasting first class financial center and offering exhibitions for Chinese culture and art. There are shopping centers, high-level restaurants and hotels and modern office with fine facilities for companies.

Ticket center is at Basement I at the west of SWFC and travelers can take the elevator straightly to its sightseeing platform. Travelers will have a great view of the Huangpu River on Floor 94. Besides, security of the financial center is strengthened. It is highly safe of natural disasters such as wind, earthquakes, thunders and fire. It can survive a massive 8 magnitude earthquake
Travelers can do some shopping from Basement two to Floor 3. Floor 3-5 and Floor 7-77 are mainly built for meetings and offices for companies. Floor 79-93 and Floor 94-100 are the Park Hyatt Hotel with an absolutely fantastic sightseeing of Shanghai.

And Floor 97 is photographers’ choice. It is a wonderful place to take some marvelous photos of Shanghai because its windows can be open on sunny days. The Sky Walk is on Floor 100. Travelers can view the top of the Oriental Pearl Tower which is a symbol of modern Shanghai and also feel like walking beyond the Jinmao Tower. The feeling is like walking in the air.

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8 Century Avenue, Pudong New District, Shanghai(上海市浦东新区世纪大道8号)

How to Get There?

By Bus: Bus 81, 82, 85,313,314, 573,583, 623, 774, 776, 797, 795, 798, 799, 870, 935, 961, 971,981, 985, 992 and 993 are available to SWFC.

By subway: Take Subway Line 2 and get off at Dongchang Road (东昌路站)station or Lujiazui Station(陆家嘴站).

Ticket Price:

150 CNY including Floor 94, 97 and 100

110 CNY including Floor 94 and 97

100 CNY including Floor 94

The ticket for children below 140cm tall is half of the price and free of charge for kinds below 80cm tall

Opening Hours:

08:00-23:00(No entrance after 22:00)

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Nearby attractions include the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Lujiazui Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, and Shanghai Wildlife Park

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