China has grown rapidly in the last decade, and can now be counted as truly a world super power. One of the aspects where China has really shown her developmental mettle is in the infrastructure of her cities. The Jin Mao Tower is a stellar example of this. Literally meaning 'Gold Luxuriance Building' in Chinese, this tower rises over 88 stories and houses some of the most crucial businesses and companies in Shanghai. A modern architectural marvel, and completed in four years, this edifice is a confluence of China's traditional style of architecture and the genius of modern technology. The observation deck on the top floor gives a breathtaking view of the city, especially at night, when she is all lit up. Truly a metaphor for China's ambitions, this tower is definitely worth more than a peek.
Attractions & Landmarks
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- Nearest Train: Lujiazui Metro Station