The Oriental Pearl Radio & TV Tower is a TV tower in Shanghai
. Its location at the tip of Lujiazui
in the Pudong
district by the side of Huangpu River
, opposite The Bund
, makes it a distinct landmark in the area.
Its principal designers were Jiang Huan Chen, Lin Benlin, and Zhang Xiulin. Construction began in 1991, and the tower was completed in 1994. At 468 m (1,535 feet) high, it was the tallest structure in China from 1994–2007, when it was surpassed by the Shanghai World
Financial Center. It is classified as a AAAAA scenic area by the China National Tourism Administration.The tower is brightly lit in different LED sequences at night.On 7 July 2007, Oriental Pearl Tower was host to the Chinese Live Earth concert.