Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The 88-storey Petronas Twin Towers are the world’s tallest twin structures. Located in the heart of the capital city, the crown of the Kuala Lumpur contains a complex of office buildings, conference halls, a sprawling park and an upmarket shopping complex.
Inspired by the geometric shape found in Islamic architecture, this gleaming mega-structure was designed by Argentinian-American architect Cesar Pelli.
Stretching out to one side of this architectural masterpiece is the spacious and beautifully landscaped KLCC Park. Other attractions at KLCC are Suria Shopping Complex, Petronas Philharmonic Hall, Petrosains Science Centre, Petronas Art Gallery and Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, where The Aquaria Oceanarium is situated.
As to getting up to the Skybridge at Petronas Twin Towers, head to the counter at Tower Two. Admission is free, but tickets per day are limited to 1,320 only.The ticket counter opens at 0830hrs. Opening hours: 0900-1700hrs except on Monday. Visitors are allowed at these hours: 0900-1030hrs and 1430-1600hrs.
Tip: Go early to queue for the tickets to get up. You can choose what time you want to go up when you get the tickets. Expect a LONG queue. If you are intending to get up, be there at 0730.
By Foot or Taxi
The Petronas Twin Towers are in between Jalan Ampang and Jalan Raja Chulan. It is also next to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and opposite The Ascott.
The KLCC station is on the PUTRA LRT line.