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Scaling A Skyscraper

What's it like to climb the world’s second tallest skyscraper?

March 15, 2016

What's it like to work on the world’s second tallest skyscraper? The Shanghai Tower is under construction and will soon open for business. The 2,073.5 foot tall tower is located in Shanghai’s Lujiazui financial zone and has a lightning fast elevator that can reach a speed of 60 feet per second - that's 6 stories a second. The elevator reaches the sightseeing platform on the 119th floor in just 55 seconds.

In the meantime, let these two Russian daredevils take you on a climb to the top of the tower.

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