Shanghai Modern Tour
Beijing a municipal city directly under the Central Government, Shanghai is China's large metropolitan and industrial base. Up to now, more than half of he FORTUNE 500 companies have made investment in Shanghai. Shanghai is also the leading port in China and it is a center of technology, trade, finance, information and culture. Today's Shanghai has become a center city in East Asia, and playing a very important role in the Asia Pacific Area…
- Shanghai World Financial Center
The phenomenal and unabated pace of change and growth of Shanghai is an engine driving the economy of China. In the heart of this mega city is the Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone in the Pudong New Area. Since its establishment in 1990, the Zone has grown into a leading international financial center under the visionary guidance of the Chinese government and is today the home to not only the Shanghai Stock Exchange but also financial institutions and hotels from around the world and international conference facilities. Shanghai World Financial Center is located in the center of the Zone. With 101 floors above ground level and soaring to a height of 492m, this project embodies Mori Building's original “Vertical Garden City” concept and incorporates the company's vast know-how and experience. Offering office space with cutting-edge specifications and all the functions expected of a world-class international financial center, Shanghai World Financial Center is a hub of culture and information, and boasts state-of-the-art security, standard-setting hospitality and superb urban facilities including world's highest observatory, sophisticated retail space and elegant conference facilities and a five-star luxury hotel.
The Shanghai Maglev Train is the first commercial high-speed maglev line in the world. The system and trains were built to the Transrapid standard. Construction began in March 2001, and public service commenced on 1 January 2004.
The line runs from Longyang Road station in Pudong, on the Shanghai subway line 2 to Pudong International Airport. The journey takes 7 minutes and 20 seconds to complete the distance of 30 km. A train can reach 350 km/h (220 mph) in 2 minutes, with the maximum normal operation speed of 431 km/h (268 mph) reached thereafter. During a test run on 12 November 2003, a maglev vehicle achieved a Chinese record speed of 501 km/h (311 mph).
Shanghai Modern Highlights Tour
|After breakfast in hotel, we take the private car to Long Yang Road Maglev Train Station. Shanghai Maglev Train is the first and the only maglev train in China till now, we take the maglev train from Long Yang Road to Pudong International Airport Station, it will only take you 8 minutes to cover the distance of 30 kilometers.|