Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA

places/travel List of Famous Shanghai Buildings & Structures

Reference
11.5k views 25 items Embed

List of the famous landmarks that make up the Shanghai skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Shanghai architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Shanghai are included on this list. Information about these Shanghai buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Shanghai and older historic landmarks.

List features buildings like Jin Mao Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Shanghai?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Shanghai. Famous architectural houses within the city of Shanghai are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Astor House Hotel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Shanghai Buildings & Structures
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY

The Astor House Hotel, known as the Pujiang Hotel in Chinese since 1959, has been described as once "one of the famous hotels of the world". Established in 1846 as Richards' Hotel and Restaurant on The Bund in Shanghai, it has been at 15 Huangpu Lu, Shanghai, near the confluence of the Huangpu River ...more

City/Town: Shanghai, China

Opened: Jan 16 1911

Floors: 6

Created By: Davies & Thomas, Atkinson & Dallas

see more on Astor House Hotel
Aurora Plaza is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Shanghai Buildings & Structures
Photo: Andrei-Daniel Nicolae/flickr/CC-BY 2.0
2

Aurora Plaza


Aurora Plaza is a 185 m high skyscraper in the Pudong financial district, Lujiazui, of Shanghai, China, that was completed in 2003. It is one of the more recognisable of the smaller towers in the Pudong skyline, due to its curved sleek facade, its large "AURORA" logo and a large video screen ...more

City/Town: Shanghai, China

Opened: Jan 01 2003

Structural Height (m): 185.0

Floors: 37

Bank of China Tower, Shanghai is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Shanghai Buildings & Structures
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA-2.5
3

Bank of China Tower, Shanghai


The Shanghai Bank of China Tower, completed in 2000, is a 53-story tower in the Pudong District of Shanghai, China. It was built for the Bank of China by the Japanese architectural firm Nikken Sekkei. ...more

City/Town: Shanghai, China

Opened: Aug 28 2000

Structural Height (m): 226.0

Bank of Shanghai Headquarters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Shanghai Buildings & Structures
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA-2.5

Bank of Shanghai Headquarters is a 46 floor tower in the Pudong area of Shanghai and was completed in 2005. It was built by architects Kenzo Tange Associates. ...more

City/Town: Shanghai, China

Opened: Jan 01 2005

Structural Height (m): 252.0

Floors: 42

Created By: Kenzo Tange

see more on Bank of Shanghai Headquarters