Although the Petronas Twin Towers no longer hold the record for being the tallest building in the world, it is no less impressive and remains among the top tourist attractions to visit in Kuala Lumpur.

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Planning Your Trip

This iconic structure is located in the Kuala Lumpur City Center area known as KLCC. the rest of the KL serviced apartments including properties such as Ascott Star KLCC Kuala Lumpur You can easily walk to the towers, which are open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. You can also take a taxi or use public transport such as LRT (Kelana Jaya Line) to reach the nearby KLCC Station. On site, you will also find attractions such as Suria KLCC shopping mall, Aquaria KLCC and KLCC Park, so you can spend the whole day here!

Modern Miracle

Reaching a height of 451.9 meters, the Petronas Twin Towers consist of 88 floors and are an awe-inspiring sight to photograph both day and night. Designed by renowned architect Cesar Pelli, the building is influenced by Islamic principles, while the interior features elements inspired by traditional local craftsmanship, hardwood carvings and textiles.

Skybridge

An important design element is the Skybridge on levels 41 and 42, which connects both towers; On your trip, you can visit this structure, which is the tallest double-decker bridge in the world! At 170 meters high and just over 58 meters long, it provides a convenient link between the two structures and offers some fantastic views.

Observation deck

Of course, for the best views of the city, nothing beats the observation deck at the Petronas Twin Towers on level 86, which provides an amazing view 370 meters above the ground! You can also use the telescope for deeper views, while there are other things to do; you can learn more about the towers and see scale models of the city through interactive AR screens.