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A Race to the Sky

Posted by on 6. August 2009

Shanghai seems to have a race to the sky as the area are just packed by Skyscrapers, with the TV Tower being the tallest tower in Asia and an 88 story Jin Mao Tower, which used to be the tallest building in Shanghai and just this year, the Shanghai World Financial Center, which looks like a can opener and is 101 story building…

And the story does not end there. The Shanghai Tower is under construction and will be dwarfing all this structure with a 128 story building, which would then be the tallest in the world. It just seems amazing that this structures are just stone throw away from each other and all would have a nice view of the lights in the Bund.

Had a chance to come back in Shanghai and it was much different with the buildings racing to the sky. I still did like the view of the TV Tower at night and catching the sunset and the light at the Bund. Then there’s still so much development with the city hosting the World Expo… so the race will continue to go on…

94 Responses to A Race to the Sky

  1. claire

    I just wish to visit this place, really beautiful.

  2. Adventuroj

    It is my wish to visit this place someday.. *fingers crossed. and hope to race to the sky as well *wink

  3. Rebel Sweetheart

    I’ve never been to Shanghai before, but the view looks amazing. 🙂

  4. Fernando Lachica

    Shanghai is one of the city to watch, while some other major cities build their skyscrapers too, like Dubai City.

  5. Aisha Kristine Chong

    Shanghai is such a wonderful place – my mom talks to me about it.

  6. chubskulit

    One of my teacher in theology classes back in college is teaching in Shanghai now she said it’s beautiful out there.

  7. mhie@smarlk

    I’ve heard many good things about Shanghai, and it is a must places to visit.

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