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  • Who: JW Mariott Hotel Shanghai

  • What: Highest library

  • Where: China

The library on the 60th floor of the JW Marriott Hotel at Tomorrow Square in Shanghai, China, is situated at 230.9 m (757 ft 6 in) above street level. Membership is available to members of the public and the 103 shelves in the library contains an ever-expanding collection of Chinese and English books.

The library measures 57 m² (614 ft²). To walk to the library from the lobby would entail climbing around 1,435 steps.

 

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