Sunday, April 17, 2011
Ha! Today is sunny! So we'll try going up to an observation deck in the sky.
But first we took the Metro to the Bund. To cross the Huangpu River, we took the much touted and much maligned Bund Sightseeing Tunnel.
The escalator down to the ticket office did make it look like we were going underwater:Paid the exorbitant fee of 45 yuan each (about $7), and boarded a submarine module:
Aargh - still can't get the whole thing in one picture!
The Huaxia Bank Tower (1998) and the Oriental Pearl Tower:
The Shanghai Ocean Aquarium:
View upriver with the Super Brands Mall in the foreground:
We found an outdoor observation deck; view of the International Convention Center and the Bund across the river:
A cluster of tall buildings including at least three in the top 20 tallest buildings in Shanghai: