King Tower

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King Tower
新金桥大厦
General information
Type Office
Location Pudong District,
Shanghai, China
Coordinates 31°14′51″N 121°35′15″E / 31.2475°N 121.5875°E / 31.2475; 121.5875Coordinates: 31°14′51″N 121°35′15″E / 31.2475°N 121.5875°E / 31.2475; 121.5875
Completed 1996
Height
Antenna spire 212 m (696 ft)
Roof 172 m (564 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 38
Design and construction
Architect TaoHo Design Architects

King Tower (simplified Chinese: 新金桥大厦; traditional Chinese: 新金橋大廈; pinyin: Xīnjīnqiáo Dàshà) is a skyscraper in Shanghai, China. It is 212 m tall, has 38 stories and was completed in 1996.

The tower was the tallest in China until Shun Hing Square in Shenzhen was built later in the same year. It was the tallest building in Shanghai until the Jin Mao Tower's completion in 1998.

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Records
Preceded by
China Merchants Tower
Tallest Building in Shanghai
1996 – 1998
Succeeded by
Jin Mao Tower