Sightstitality of Kuala Lumpur: Twin Towers "Petronas"
Twin Towers "Petronas", The symbol of Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia in general, were erected from 1992 to 1998. To date, these are the highest twin skyscrapers throughout the planet: they have 88 floors, and the height has more than 450 meters. Standing towers also on the most reliable foundation from concrete in the world – he goes to the ground 100 meters. During construction, Muslim canons of architecture were taken into account, so the towers have a star shape with eight rays in the section. Skyscrapers are built entirely and completely from Malay production materials.
The main customer of construction was the oil company "Petronas", which put in the construction of the towers more than 800 million dollars. In addition to the offices of this corporation, there are premises and other firms in the towers, which also financially participated in construction, and besides this – art gallery and several halls for various events.
Tourists can rise upstairs and explore the city from the site on the 86th floor, where overview binoculars are installed, as well as pass through the bridge connecting towers on the 44th floor, where there is an interactive map of the city. You can do this only with an organized excursion, an independent examination of the towers is not allowed. In addition, the daily number of tourists missing on the tower is limited to a certain quota, so in order to get on the excursion, it is better to come early in the morning.
Twin Towers Petronas are one of the most recognizable characters of Kuala Lumpur
Be sure to admire the towers in the evening when the backlight includes
Working hours: from Tuesday to Sunday from 09.00 to 21.00, on Friday a break between 13.00 and 14.thirty
Ticket price: Adult 80 Ringgit, Children’s – 30 Ringgit
Address: Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur City Center, 50088 KUALA LUMPUR