February 5, 2013

Shanghai, China

Photograph by Fritz Hoffmann, National Geographic

A view from the 94th-floor observatory at the Shanghai World Financial Center hints at the density of the world's most populous city. In the picture's foreground is the Lujiazui financial district, home of two of the city's landmark buildings: the Oriental Pearl TV and Radio Tower at right and the 88-story Jin Mao Tower at center.

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