25 Tallest Buildings In The World

#07. Shanghai World Financial Center

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The Shanghai World Financial Center can be found in Shanghai’s Pudong District. This building is a symbol for the city’s commerce and culture. The Shanghai World Financial Center can be considered a vertical city with its 62 office floors, meeting centers, retail shops, restaurants, and topped off with a 174-room, five-star Park Hyatt Hotel. In fact, the world’s highest hotel is situated in this building and occupies the 79th to 93rd floors. Above the hotel, from the 94th to 100th floor, is a visitors’ observatory and square. The following information provides more details about the building:

Height Occupied            474 m / 1,555 ft

Height to the Tip            494.3 m / 1,622 ft

Architectural Height       494.3 m / 1,624 ft

Floors above the Ground         101

Floors below the Ground           3

Number of Elevators                  91

Top Elevator Speed                 10 m/s

Parking Space                           1100

Written by Omer Eren

Originally from Turkey, Omer has dreams of travel, but his work and social life keeps him grounded. When he’s not browsing through National Geographic and the Discovery Channel online, he’s trying new recipes he’s coming across on the Food Network. Once he finds the time, he plans to make his first trip to Rome because Italian cuisine is his favorite.