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Oriental Pearl Tower

The world's third tallest TV and radio tower (468 meters / 1,536 feet high) lower than: Toronto (Canada) and Moscow. The unique design that makes it an interesting sight. Completed in 1994. It rests on green grass and gives the appearance of pearls shining on a jade plate. The double-decker elevators can hold up to fifty people and move at seven meters per second. The elevator attendants give an introduction English and Chinese during the 1/4-mile ascent. On a clear day a visitor can see all the way to the Yangtze River.

   

Made in BeiJing, China @ 2007   

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