The Jin Mao Tower in China is a massive skyscraper towering tall at an imposing 420 metres in height. It features 88 storeys that house mostly offices, restaurants as well as a shopping mall. An observation deck is also located at the tower, providing guests with stunning sweeping views of the city in the distance. The structure was completed in 1999 after 5 years of construction and it noted for its architectural elements which revolve around traditional Chinese design. It covers a floor area of nearly 300,000 square metres and also features a series of 61 lifts and elevators that carry visitors around the building. It is a prominent landmark in Shanghai and is a popular tourist attraction, drawing in numbers of visitors around the year.
A fee of ¥88 is applicable for the observation deck
Open daily from 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Around 1 hour
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children
The observatory deck
Designated prayer facilities at Jin Mao Tower might be unavailable but it is possible to enquire for a private area that can be made use of during prayer times. Muslim travellers may also visit some of the mosques near Jin Mao Tower such as the Pudong Mosque, Xiaotaoyuan Mosque, Fu You Lu Mosque, the Songjian Mosque, Hu Xi Mosque and West Shanghai Mosque which are all located in Shanghai.
Though the tower houses a few restaurants, availability of Halal food at Jin Mao Tower might be scarce. Muslim travellers may visit some of the prominent Halal restaurants near Jin Mao Tower for more Halal food options - Salaam New Idea Muslim Restaurant, Efes Turkish Restaurant, Uighur Restaurant, Islamic Restaurant and 1001 Nights.