Petronas Twin Towers

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Petronas Twin Towers featuring a skyscraper, night scenes and cbd

Visit this iconic urban landmark and drink in the view from a dizzying 370 metres above street level.

Stretching a staggering 452 metres into the clouds, the Petronas Twin Towers have become a national symbol of an ambitious Kuala Lumpur. Designed by the eminent architect César Pelli, the futuristic architecture has the power to intimidate and inspire visitors in equal measure. Centrally located on the Jalan Ampang road, and easily accessible with public transport, it’s no surprise that these twin towers have become one of Malaysia’s top tourist attractions.

The towers were the tallest buildings in the world up until 2004, when the Chinese Taipei 101 snatched their crown. Fortunately, this has done little to stem the tide of visitors that flock here every year.

Designed to launch Kuala Lumpur into the 21st century, this postmodern masterpiece took over seven years to construct and cost USD$1.6 billion. Comprised of 33,000 stainless steel and 55,000 glass panels, the twin skyscrapers have been built using intelligent technology systems which control their environment.

Visitors will note that Malaysian culture is subtly threaded throughout the architecture of the towers. This is evident in the interior design, which features traditional Malaysian handicraft and weaving patterns as well as the exterior structure, which resembles the letter ‘M’ for Malaysia.

The impressive 88-story twin structure has 29 double-decker lifts to ferry visitors to the skybridge and observation deck. The skybridge measures 58.4 metres across and is a heart-stopping 170 metres above street level. Bear in mind that this is a movable structure designed to sway in high winds. Tickets to the skybridge are limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis so get there early to avoid disappointment. From here, continue up to the observation deck on the 86th floor where the most spectacular panoramic view of the city awaits. This is one photo opportunity that you won’t want to miss but at a dizzying 370 metres high, it is not for the faint hearted.

Visitors will be pleased to know that the towers are conveniently located on the site of the Suria KLCC shopping centre, which has shops and restaurants in abundance as well as an aquarium, cinema and an art gallery – so something for everyone!

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Top 10 Hotels Near Petronas Twin Towers

InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, an IHG Hotel
InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, an IHG Hotel
5 out of 5
165 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$108 per night from 23 Sep to 23 Sep
Excludes taxes & fees
This family-friendly Kuala Lumpur hotel is located in the business district, within a 15-minute walk of Petronas Twin Towers and KLCC Park. Pavilion Kuala Lumpur ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)
"Great service, friendly staff and tip-top cleanliness, ease of mind staying at the property. Thank you Intercontinental Team"

Reviewed on 30 Jun,2021

InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, an IHG Hotel
Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
145 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Wp Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$256 per night from 2 Oct to 2 Oct
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this luxury hotel is steps away from Suria KLCC Shopping Centre and KLCC Park. Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and Lot 10 Shopping ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (209 reviews)
Superb stay and location!
"Great stay! Very clean unit and staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Superb location, just a stone’s throw away from Suria KLCC and/ park. The only super minor downside is the pillows were either too soft or firm 😕 just a note for people to bring their own pillow if they have picky necks like ..."

Reviewed on 3 May,2021

Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$162 per night from 21 Sep to 21 Sep
Excludes taxes & fees
This family-friendly Kuala Lumpur hotel is located in the entertainment district, within a 15-minute walk of Petronas Twin Towers and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (999 reviews)
"Close to KLCC Suria. Polite staff and fast lift service."

Reviewed on 4 Apr,2021

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
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Top Petronas Twin Towers Hotel Deals

InnB Park Hotel
InnB Park Hotel
3 out of 5
102-106, Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$42 per night from 21 Sep to 21 Sep
Excludes taxes & fees
InnB Park Hotel
Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
145 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Wp Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$256 per night from 2 Oct to 2 Oct
Excludes taxes & fees
Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$162 per night from 21 Sep to 21 Sep
Excludes taxes & fees
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, an IHG Hotel
InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, an IHG Hotel
5 out of 5
165 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$108 per night from 23 Sep to 23 Sep
Excludes taxes & fees
InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, an IHG Hotel
W Kuala Lumpur
W Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
121 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
The price is SG$168 per night from 22 Sep to 22 Sep
Excludes taxes & fees
W Kuala Lumpur
Ascott Kuala Lumpur
Ascott Kuala Lumpur
4.5 out of 5
No 9 Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$99 per night from 28 Sep to 28 Sep
Excludes taxes & fees
Ascott Kuala Lumpur
Fraser Residence Kuala Lumpur
Fraser Residence Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
10 Jalan Cendana, Off Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$75 per night from 10 Oct to 10 Oct
Excludes taxes & fees
Fraser Residence Kuala Lumpur
Element Kuala Lumpur by Westin
Element Kuala Lumpur by Westin
4 out of 5
Ilham Tower, No. 8, Jalan Binjai, Kuala Lumpur
The price is SG$71 per night from 21 Sep to 21 Sep
Excludes taxes & fees
Element Kuala Lumpur by Westin
KLCC 3 ROOM 10 PAX 5 TO MINUTES  LRT AND BAR STREET
KLCC 3 ROOM 10 PAX 5 TO MINUTES LRT AND BAR STREET
KLCC 3 ROOM 10 PAX 5 TO MINUTES LRT AND BAR STREET
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.