During your visit to Malaysia, you just cannot miss being at the top of the twin towers, known as the World’s Tallest Buildings – Petronas Towers. The twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia are the tallest buildings in the world and considered as a landmark of Kuala Lumpur.
So, Here Some Amazing things about the World’s tallest buildings – Petronas Towers
Key Features Of The World’s Tallest Buildings – Petronas Towers
- Suria KLCC – This is a huge up-market retail center at the lowest level of the Petronas Towers. It includes an art gallery, an underwater aquarium, a Science center and a philharmonic theater. It is not only one of the largest shopping malls in Malaysia, but also one of those malls which feature the top foreign luxury goods brands and high-street labels.
- KLCC Park – The park is a jogger’s paradise. It spans 17 acres and has beautiful jogging and walking paths. The light show at the fountain, wading pools and the children’s playground at this park, has made it one of the must-see attractions during your world’s Tallest Buildings – Petronas Towers visit.
- Skybridge– This double Decker Sky Bridge connects the Petronas Twin towers on the 41st and 42nd floors. This is the highest 2-story bridge in the world. This bridge is not directly attached to the primary structure, but it is uniquely designed to slide in and out of the two towers to avoid any damage to the towers. Besides being a safety device, the Sky Bridge also acts as one of the main attractions of the Petronas Twin Towers. You need to book special Petronas Towers Tickets to visit the Sky Bridge, as it has limited entry. During high winds, these towers also sway in and away from each other.
Petronas Twin Towers Architecture
The architecture of the twin towers deserves special mention. The Petronas towers architect, Cesar Pelli, have beautifully created the twin towers with a slenderness ratio that captures the public imagination. No wonder tourists from all the corners of the globe visit Malaysia to witness the marvelous twin towers.
You can find the ‘culture and heritage of Malaysia’ in the Islamic arabesques, the famous 8-point star, and curved bays.
The high-strength concrete structure and Petronas Towers Skybridge, which is twice as effective as steel in sway reduction, is a creation that leaves every tourist wonderstruck. The amazing stainless steel and curtain wall of glass, sun shades that are used to diffuse the intense equatorial light is yet another work of art. The visitors remain awestruck at the awesomeness of the double-decker elevator system, which has a sky lobby transfer point with a capacity to accommodate thousands of people.
Getting To The Petronas Twin Towers
You may walk down to the Twin Towers if your hotel is located close to the Jalan Ampang, Jalan Raja Chulan, Mandarin Oriental Hotel or The Ascott. Otherwise, it is better to take a taxi or take the Light Rapid Transit to the KLCC station to get to the twin towers.
With so many unique features, the Malaysia twin tower remains to be one of the sought-after destinations of the country and also the world.
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