Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur is located in the heart of the capital city and is a truly spectacular sight. The Petronas Twin Towers Kuala Lumpur is the world's tallest twin structures at a height of 452 metres.
Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur was inspired by the five pillars of Islam and was designed by an Argentinean- American Architect Cesar Pelli. The twin towers are 88 story and stand at a height of 452 metres above street level. The sky bridge is located on levels 41 and 42 and is 58.4 metres in length and is at a height of 170 metres above street level. There are 29 double deck high speed passenger lifts in each tower. There are 10 escalators in each tower.
Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur features stainless steel cladding and vision glass. 36,910 tonnes of steel have been used to construct the twin towers. Some of the prominent features of the twin towers include Building Control System, Building Security System and state of the art Communication System.
At the podium level the Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur features an 864 seat arena which is home to the Malaysian philharmonic Orchestra. Petrosains, a modern contemporary museum carrying the theme 'oil and gas' is also located here. The state of the art discovery center allows visitors to touch and feel displays and exhibits. An art gallery is also located at level 3 known as Galeri Petronas. The gallery features various types of art ranging from painting, sculptures, multimedia to experimental works. Twin Towers Fitness Center is located on the concourse level and offers an array of equipment for sports like badminton, squash, volleyball and futsal. A Reference Library on energy, petroleum and related industries is also situated.
Several multination corporations have taken spaces on lease at the Tower 2 along with Petronas Associated Companies. State owned petroleum company, Petronas has offices on Tower 1.
Below the Petronas Twin Towers lies a beautifully landscaped fountain park designed by prominent Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx. Kuala Lumpur City Center is home to Suria Shopping Center.
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