KL Tower, Kuala Lumpur
Menara Kuala Lumpur stands majestically a top of Bukit Nanas at 421 meters and 94 meters above sea level, is considered a main feature of the city skylineone and perhaps most enduring images a visitor to KL will encounter.
The KL-Tower’s architecture reflects the country’s Islamic heritage with the construction detailing Arabic Scripts, Islamic tiles, classic Islamic floral and abstract motifs and soothing colour combinations.
Menara Kuala Lumpur ranks fourth amongst the tallest telecommunications towers in the world and was constructed over a period of four years and completed in May 1996.
Besides the panoramic view, Menara KL has something for the city-dwelling, nature enthusiast. The verdant green surrounding Menara KL is the Bukit Nanas Forest – the only oldest gazetted forest reserve in the country.
It covers an area of 10.05 hectares and is considered the ‘Green Lung’ of Kuala Lumpur. It is a sanctuary to a wonderful array of flora and fauna which is unique to our tropical nature.
The view form the tower is breathtaking. There also telescope that can be used by visitor for free. Free audio tours are available at the observation deck.
How to get there
By car or taxi
Visitors can use their own vehicles or public transportation. The main road is Jalan Ampang, Jalan Gereja and Jalan Raja Chulan.
The KL Tower station is on the PUTRA LRT line (Dang Wangi station) or KL Monorail (Bukit Nenas stop)
Free Shuttle Service.
The free shuttle service runs every half hour from the main gates through the hilly forest to the Menara KL entrance.