At first, I saw the introduction of this weather tower when I was watching aerial photography in China. It used to be that every time, a ball would fall from the top of the tower for timing. Later, the function of the tower disappeared, but it became one of the symbolic buildings on the Bund.
I love it here! And come these two days, blue sky and white clouds!
Shanghai Bund Meteorological Signal Station is listed as a key protected building in China. In 1884, the Xujiahui Observatory, founded by the French Catholic Church, set up a meteorological signal station on the Bund (now the Bund of Yan'an East Road), which is a long wooden pole on the vertical ground, according to the meteorological information from the observatory.