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Petronas Twin Towers, KLCC

The Petronas Twin Towers, an iconic symbol of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, are a testament to the country's modernity and architectural prowess. Completed in 1998, these identical towers were, at one point, the tallest twin structures in the world, and they continue to be among the most recognizable landmarks on the global stage.

 

The towers, designed by Argentine architect Cesar Pelli, are a stunning example of postmodern and Islamic-inspired architecture. Soaring to a height of 451.9 meters (1,483 feet), the Petronas Twin Towers consist of 88 floors and are connected by a double-decker Skybridge at levels 41 and 42. The Skybridge serves as a structural element and provides breathtaking panoramic views of Kuala Lumpur.

The towers primarily house the corporate headquarters of the state-owned oil and gas company, Petronas. The interior spaces blend functionality and elegance, featuring a sophisticated design that reflects the company's stature and Malaysia's cultural heritage. Visitors are often captivated by the fusion of modern aesthetics and Islamic motifs present in the building's design elements.

 

The Petronas Twin Towers have become a symbol of Malaysia's economic progress and aspirations. Their sleek, steel-and-glass façade dominates the Kuala Lumpur skyline, especially when illuminated against the night sky. The towers are particularly enchanting during the evening, as they are bathed in a captivating array of lights, accentuating their structural grace.

Address

Kuala Lumpur City Centre,
50088, Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours

Tuesdays to Sundays: 9.00 am to 9.00 pm.

The last admission is at 8.30 pm

(open throughout Friday prayers). 

Closed every Monday.

(except PH or Replacement PH on Mondays). 

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