China’s biggest and most populous city, Shanghai is a huge metropolis and a major financial, administrative, and trading center. The downtown part of the city bears traces of the colonial past manifested in the well-preserved buildings overlooking the landmark seafront promenade, the Bund. The modern city skyline is crowned by the futuristic looking Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower with its signature pink spheres.
Discover the best views—and drinks—in Shanghai on the summit of the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong, 58 floors above the bustling metropolis and overlooking the Huangpu River, the Bund, and the evolving skyline (punctuated most notably by the futuristic Oriental Pearl Radio
Shanghai's landmark buildings the Oriental Pearl Tower, the Jin Mao Building, and the Shanghai World Financial Center located in Pudong District. These buildings were built to be the tallest in China but each eclipsed the previous structure in height. Now these buildings will be dwarfed by the construction of the new Shanghai Tower. The new building will be finished in 2014 with 121 floors . . . and be the 2nd tallest building in the world.