Petronas Twin Towers, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur
PETRONAS Twin Towers
The 88-storey Petronas Twin Towers, otherwise known as KLCC the world’s tallest twin structures.
Located in the heart of the capital city, the crown of the Kuala Lumpur contains a complex of office buildings, conference halls, a sprawling park and an upmarket shopping complex.
Inspired by the geometric shape found in Islamic architecture, this gleaming mega-structure was designed by Argentinian-American architect Cesar Pelli.
Stretching out to one side of this architectural masterpiece is the spacious and beautifully landscaped KLCC Park.
Other attractions at KLCC are Suria Shopping Complex, Petronas Philharmonic Hall, Petrosains Science Centre, Petronas Art Gallery and Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, where The Aquaria Oceanarium is situated.
Those interested in visiting the sky bridge where admission is free, have to queue up for tickets. Visiting hours are from 9 am to 5 pm daily except Mondays.
Visiting the sky bridge is a great experience, it is open to visitors between 8.30am – 5.00pm from Tuesday to Sunday.(tickets are issued from 830 am onwards, except Mondays). Do remember that only a total of 1300 tickets are issued daily on a first-come-first served basis. Obtain a ticket at the Concourse Level (in front of Maybank). more info:
How to get there
By Foot or Taxi
The Petronas Twin Towers are in between Jalan Ampang and Jalan Raja Chulan. It is also next to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and opposite The Ascott.
The KLCC station is on the PUTRA LRT line.