Petronas Towers construction work began in 1995 and by the time it was completed in 1998, it held the world record as the tallest building in the world until year 2004 when Taipei 101 takes over the record. It has a height of 451.9 m and each tower has a total of 88 floors serviced by 78 high speed elevators. You will be able to observe that the structure is made from steel and glass and is a stark contrast to many other high tower buildings in the city.
The towers are linked to one another through a sky bridge on 41st and 42nd floors. The bridge has a height of 170 m and a length of 58 m.
Visitors can visit the towers for RM28/adult, RM14/child and RM14 for those who are above 61 years old with MyKad.
Foreigners pay RM80/adult, RM33/child and RM42 for those above 61 years old.
Tickets can be purchased at the ticketing counter on the Concourse Level everyday from 8:30am onwards except on Monday. Level 86 has an observation deck. Visiting hours is from 9am-9pm and the last admission is 8:30pm.
Call +6 03 2331 8080 for more information.
Once up the towers, you will be able to see the beautiful scenery of Kuala Lumpur. Equipped yourself with a binocular to see the spectacular view of the city and its surrounding. Surrounding the towers is Kuala Lumpur City Centre where the state of the art Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is located.
Suria shopping mall and a five star Mandarin Oriental Hotel are located here. There is also KLCC park which is equipped with good children playground and pools for the young at heart to play. If you are into orchestra, try watching the high quality orchestra that is performed at the Petronas Philharmonic Hall at ground floor of Tower 2.
The towers have been featured in many famous movie among which is the 1999 film "Entrapment" starred Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Getting To Petronas Twin Towers
Getting to KLCC where the towers are located is convenient. You can take the Kelana Jaya LRT Line to KLCC station which is cheaper compared to getting a cab.
Visiting hours is from 9 am to 9 pm. Ticket counters will start operating at 8:30am.
Take note that the towers are closed to the public on Mondays, Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Hari Raya Haji and Fridays between 1pm-2:30pm.
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