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With a height of 1,453 feet, one of the world's tallest buildings rise above the skyline of Kuala Lumpur. The 88-storey gleaming two freestanding towers is connected by a skybridge at the 41st floor. Situated within the towers is the Petronas Philharmonic Hall, the Petronas Art Gallery and Petrosains, an interactive science exhibition centre.
One of the great about KLCC is its accessibility. To get there by public transport is a easy. Just jump on the Putra LRT, there are RapidKL bus services and every taxi driver in KL knows how to get there. If you’re driving also easy because its 88 story building in the town.
Petronas Twin Towers forms the centrepiece of the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC), an intelligent precint that serves as the beginning of the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC), a high tech area for companies.
For visitor wanting to view the skyline of the city, the skybridge is open on Tuesday and Sundays.
They have become the symbols for the astounding growth that has taken place in Malaysia over the last two decades.
KLCC (Holdings) Bhd is the owner of the 1.67 million sq. meters of commercial development on the 40-hectare (100-acre) KLCC Project, one of the largest real estate developments in the world. The winning Masterplan submitted by Klages, Carter, Vail & Partners delineated the site into 22 freehold lots located around a 20-hectare (50-acre) park.
KLCC is a self-contained, city-within-a-city. The integrated mixed-use development provides more than 1.67 million sq. meters (18 million sq. feet) of:
» commercial » retail » hotel » convention » residential » entertainment facilities
The KLCC project is being implemented in phases.
Phase One was launched in 1992 comprising:
» the 88-storey PETRONAS Twin Towers » Suria KLCC shopping centre » the 49-storey Menara Maxis » the 30-storey Menara Esso » the 32-storey Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur Hotel » a 20-hectare (50-acre) Public Park » two District Cooling Centres » a Mosque.
Phase Two Development is: » Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre » Residential