China’s newest hotel is in the pits — literally. The InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland, which is built into the side of a formerly abandoned quarry and is considered the world’s first underground hotel, opened today about 20 miles southwest of Shanghai.
The top floor of the hotel is located at ground level with a roof covered in greenery, while 16 floors of the hotel are located below ground. Another two floors are submerged inside a 33-foot-deep aquarium.
Aside from the underwater rooms