Petronas Twin Towers is a 88-storey buildings that captures the nation's ambitions and aspirations. Inspired by Tun Mahathir Mohamad, it symbolises the courage, ingenuity, initiative, and determination, energy, confidence, optimism, advancement and zest of a nation. The twin towers were finally encased in steel and glass and completed in June 1996. These towers were once known as the tallest building in the world until Taipei's 101 and Burj Khalifa in Dubai were built. Apart from being the corporate headquater to the nation’s oil and gas company, the Petroliam Nasional Bhd (PETRONAS) and other companies , the lower floors of the twin towers consist of Suria KLCC, a shopping mall, and Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, the home of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra.
Besides the mall, the Petronas Twin Towers hosts other attractions including the Petronas Art Gallery and Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. There is a double-decked bridge offers amazing views of the city which is known as the Skybridge set on level 86. KLCC Park stretches out to the side of the towers with spacious and beautifully landscaped garden features a jogging track, walking paths, a water fountain and a wading pool for children.
To get here by public transport, you can opt for public train (the Kelana Jaya Line) which stops at KLCC. If you are traveling by buses, the most convenient way to reach the twin tower is by getting to the KLCC Bus Stop. Alternatively, board an uber or grab car that will bring you straight to the tower.
Aquaria KLCC features 60,000 square feet underwater tunnel that contains over 250 different species and over 5,000 land and aquatic lives from Malaysia and around the world and is knowns as one of the best aquarium in Asia. This place is located on the Concourse level of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and can be accessed from the main entrance located along Jalan Pinang. Opened for visitors daily, including weekends and public holidays from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm, you will get to see many rare aquatic species including scary tiger sharks, lethal sea snakes, blue rays, bright coral fish, seahorses and many more here.
This 7,000sqm interactive science discovery centre is located at level 4, Surial KLCC and is dedicated to the field of petroleum science and presents science and technology in a fun and entertaining way. An ideal place to spend time with your loved ones, the interactive showcases are divided into 11 main area, where you are encouraged to touch, feel and manipulate the displays and exhibits. This place is closed only on Monday and opened for visitors on any other day from morning till evening.
This five start hotel nestles strategically at the heart of Kuala Lumpur city and is only a few minutes away from Petronas Twin Tower. It offers the perfect combination of style, comfort and five-star luxury with impressive views and fabulous facilities. With 571 rooms, 21 suites and 40 executive apartments, you will get to relax, spend quality time with your loved ones or simply rejuvenate your mind, body & soul here at the most prestigious accomodation in Kuala Lumpur city. There are restaurants, bars and lounges that offer a wide choice of cuisines, an array of delectable dishes, cool cocktails and a vast selection of Cuban cigars. Fusing elegance, comfort and enviable style, Mandarin Hotel Kuala Lumpur will certainly give you a memorable stay experience.
Ascott Kuala Lumpur is a luxury serviced apartment located in what is known as ‘The Golden Triangle’ of the city. Situated within walking distance to some of the city’s main business, education and entertainment spots, including Petronas Twin Tower, this place offers spacious and tastefully decorated apartment with plush furniture in warm hues and are designed to make the Ascott guest feel comfortably pampered and welcomed. Suitable for both business and leisure trip, the apartments come in various sizes, ranging from studios to three-bedroom apartments that come with a private balcony and a well-equipped kitchenette. Ascott residents have full access to comprehensive facilities such as on-site gymnasium, outdoor swimming pool, sauna and spa arrangements, tennis court, children's playground and a list of available services including dry cleaning, airport transfer, room service and daily housekeeping.