Pudong Skyline

The skyline of Shanghai’s Pudong district is dominated by two enormous structures: the 468 metre Oriental Pearl Tower and the 420.5 metre Jin Mao Building. The striking looking Oriental Pearl Tower is the tallest tower in Asia, and the third tallest (self supporting) tower in the world (and naturally a member of the World Federation of Great Towers), lagging just behind the Ostankino and CN Tower. As well as the usual astonishing statistics asssociated with these huge buildings, the Jin Mao Building is home to a hotel that breaks several world-records. The five-star, 555-room Shanghai Grand Hyatt hotel…

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