Petronas KLCC Towers

If France has the Eiffel Tower, Malaysia has the Petronas Twin Towers.

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This building is significant — not only because it is the icon of the country, but also because it was built against all odds — from discovering hollow caves on the base right to completing it during the country’s economic crisis.

Some say they look like two massive metal corns. Other’s say the look like rockets. So, you be the judge. See them with your own eyes and let us know what you think.

Attractions in or near KLCC

While there, you can shop in a mall or visit an art gallery. For families, let your little ones wonder in a science centre, or enjoy state of the art aquaria.

Suria KLCC
If you have deep pocket, this mall will delight you. It has over 270 stores with high class restaurants serving dishes from all over the world. If you’re fond of manga comics, check out the Kinokuniya’s book store on the 4th floor.

suria klcc

Coming with kids? Great, because they’ll enjoy the 2 acre children’s playground. Entry is free and there’s a wading pool if they decide to swim. Just remember to snap your photos on the elevated bridge in the park before they are wet. You’ll get a great family photos with the towers in the background.

This aquaria might not be at par with one in Singapore. But if you wish to swim with the sharks, you may do so here. To get here, use the tunnel at the ground floor.

Petrosains Discovery Centre
This is a huge science discovery centre. If you have 2-3 hours spare time, you and you kids can feel what is like to be in a Formula 1 racing car, an oil rig and a ride on a helicopter simulator.

Yes, you may walk on the the bridge connecting the towers. But entry is not free.

Dewan Filharmonik Petronas
Tucked in the towers is a world-class concert hall. But it is not for all kind of performances. It mainly show traditional performances and jazz concerts.

Ticket / Entrance Fee to KLCC


How to Get to KLCC

Taxi / Uber
If you are from Sentral Station, the taxi fare should not be more than RM 15 (~$3.83).

From the KL International Airport (KLIA) take the Express Rail Link to the Sentral Station in Kuala Lumpur (28 minutes). From there, take the PUTRA Light Rail Transit LRT train to KLCC station.

If you prefer to take a taxi, the journey from KLIA to the PETRONAS Twin Towers will take 60 minutes.

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