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PHOTOS: A Dizzying View From the Top of Shanghai Tower

Written by Abby Liu On 18 February 2014 @ 2:05 am | 1 Comment

In Arts & Culture, China, East Asia, English, Feature, Photography, Photos, Travel, Weblog

Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov sent a shockwave through the Internet on February 12, 2014 when they posted a video of themselves climbing [1]the Shanghai Tower [2]. The 2,073-foot (632-meter) Shanghai Tower when completed will be the second tallest building in the world after the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

That's Shanghai [3]interviewed the Russian team about their climbing experience. 

Check out these incredible photos that the pair took from the top of Shanghai Tower, and some other snaps of Shanghai. All photos courtesy Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov of On the Roofs and republished with permission. 

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[1]  posted a video of themselves climbing : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLDYtH1RH-U

[2] the Shanghai Tower: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Tower

[3] That's Shanghai : http://online.thatsmags.com/post/we-spoke-to-the-russian-daredevils-who-climbed-the-shanghai-tower

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