Xujiahui Observatory (Shanghai Meteorological Museum)

Location:No.166 Puxi Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China



Overview

Overview

Established by Jesuits in July 1872 which began meteorological observations on December 1st, 1872, Xujiahui Observatory is the first coastal meteorological observatory in China, once crowned as the "No.1 Observatory in the Far East", which has never stopped its weather observations in Shanghai for over a century since its establishment. The current Xujiahui Observatory built in 1900 is a three-storey building of Roman architectural style that features brick walls, red brick window frames, arched windows and vase-shaped railings. On the central top stands a 40-meter-high brick and wood anemometer tower equipped with a Beckley anemometer.

Phone

+86-21-54259260

Zip Code

200030

Transportation

Line 1 Xujiahui Station

Business hours

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