Lujiazui literally means "Lu's Mouth". It is located in the Pudong New Area on the eastern bank of Huangpu River just acrossing the Bund. Lujiazui is one of the four economic districts in Pudong New Area. The other three economic districts are Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone, the Jinqiao Export Processing Zone and Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park is a special area for technology-oriented businesses. Lujiazui is teemed with the futuristic, avant-garde buildings - Oriental Pearl Tower, Jin Mao Building, Bank of China Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center.
Oriental Pearl Tower
The Broadcasting & Television Tower of Oriental Pearl is the world's third tallest TV tower after the 553-meter CN Tower in Toronto and the 535-meter Moscow TV Tower. It is located in the tip of Lujiazui on the eastern shore of Huangpu River, confronting the classic beauty of the Bund. The Oriental Pearl TV Tower is 468 meters high. Tourists can get to several observatory decks. In fine weather people can have a commanding view of The Bund and Shanghai, Chongming Island and the Yangzi River in the distance. The tower also has a hotel, revolving restaurant, karaoke parlors and bars. The ground floor features a shopping area, cafe and an international city exhibit. It also offers deluxe conference rooms that have hosted leaders and VIPs from around the world.
Jin Mao Tower
The Jin Mao Tower (literally "Golden Prosperity Building") is an 88-story high-rise, one of the skyscrapers in the Lujiazui area of the Pudong district of Shanghai. It comprises of offices and the Shanghai Grand Hyatt hotel. Along with the Oriental Pearl Tower and Shanghai Global Financial Center, it is a centerpiece of the Pudong skyline. Its height is surpassed by the Shanghai World Financial Center which was completed on September 14, 2007. Take the elevator to the top of the building, you are able to have a bird's eye view of Shanghai.
Shanghai World Financial Center
The Shanghai World Financial Center is a tallest skyscraper in Pudong, Shanghai. It is a high-rise consisting of offices, hotels, conference rooms, observation decks, and shopping malls. It also contains Park Hyatt Shanghai which has 174 rooms and suites, the highest hotel in the world. The skyscraper is 492.0 meters high, the third-tallest building in the world as well as the tallest structure in China mainland and Hong Kong.
How to get there
Subway Line 2, 4 and 6, get off at New Century Avenue Station
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