Shanghai is a vibrant and architectural city. Like New York in the US, Shanghai has a skyline filled with amazing skyscrapers. This selection of Impressive Skyscrappes reflects the achievements of Shanghai’s economic and social development over the last 70 years since the founding of the People’s Republic of China and showcases the unique charm of Shanghai as an international cultural metropolis.
Bank of Shanghai
Bank of Shanghai Headquarters is a 46 floor tower in the Pudong area of Shanghai and was completed in 2005. It was built by architects Kenzo Tange Associates.
Jin Mao Tower
Jin Mao Tower, constructed on a 24,000 square meter expanse of land, has become one of Shanghai’s top architectural highlights. The design was created by Adrian Smith and it’s a combination of the latest technology with ancient Chinese style.
One Lujiazui it is the 9th tallest building in Shanghai. Finished in 2008, the tower stands 269 meters tall. One Lujiazui is located near the Lujiazui Central Park, by the Huangpu River.
Plaza 66 is a commercial and office complex in Shanghai, consisting of a shopping mall and two skyscrapers. Many fashion brands have chosen this department store as the location for their flagship stores in Shanghai. They include Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Cartier, Chanel, Dior, Celine, Escada, Bvlgari, Fendi, Loewe, Prada, Versace and Lanvin.
Shanghai Tower is the tallest Shanghai building in China and the second tallest in the world. This Shanghai skyline includes Jin Mao Tower to its North and Shanghai World Financial Center to its east.
Shanghai World Financial Center
Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC) is blessed with a mall on the ground floor and exhibition halls. There are also monetary agencies, renowned hotels and conference rooms inside this Shanghai skyscraper.
Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower
Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower is the sixth-highest tower in the world. It was constructed with 11 steel spheres in different sizes, which hang from the sky over the green grassland. This tower forms an iconic image described as a significant and small pearl dropping on a plate of jade.
Shimao International Plaza
Shimao International Plaza is situated at the urban core of the city. It lies along the most extensive commercial street in China, Nanjing Road, with almost 2 million visitors daily. This Shanghai tower is located in a central location with other attractions like the People’s Square, which entices guests to visit the area.
This multi-purpose building contains a 342-room JW Marriott hotel, and 255 executive apartment units. It was completed on 1 October 2003. Starting from a square base, the all-concrete Tomorrow Square tower transforms itself into a diagonal square as it rises to a peak.
White Magnolia Plaza
The White Magnolia Plaza, also known as Sinar Mas Center, is a skyscraper that it is located north of the Bund, the historic river-front district of Shanghai, adjacent to the international cruise terminal. This building was designed by SOM.