The Petronas Twin Towers is situated in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and was the tallest building 1998 to 2004 when their height was exceeded by Taipei 101. Standing 1483 feet high, it comprises of 88 stories and its construction got completed in 1998. The historic building has around 32,000 windows and its design was to symbolize grace and strength by using geometric principles characterized in Islamic architecture.
One of the world's tallest buildings, with a height of 1,453 feet the Petronas Towers rises above the skyline of Kuala Lumpur. The twin towers have become an epitome of the astonishing growth that has taken place in Malaysia over... more the last two decades.
Another major landmark in the city is the Sultan Abdul Sama Building that was built in 1848 by British architects. The building is topped by a copper dome and a 40-metre high clock tower which happens to be a well-known gathering-point for New Year celebrations.
The Kuala Lumpur City Center Park is a place that often attracts people who are looking for a peaceful garden retreat in the middle of a bustling city. The 20 hectare park has a jogging park, fountain pool, sculptures, lake and a children’s playground. Not to be missed are the amazing fireworks display held on New Year’s Eve.