Annika Urm Blog: Kuala Lumpur highest tower and fountain show13-02-2017
Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur and The fountains in the park come alive after dark, when music is played and there is a light show display. Source: Annika Urm
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Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia. Its modern skyline is dominated by the 451m-tall Petronas Twin Towers, a pair of glass-and-steel-clad skyscrapers with Islamic motifs. The towers also offer a public sky bridge and observation deck.
Petronas Twin Towers were once the tallest buildings in the world. Now the world’s tallest twin structures, the 88-storey buildings were designed by Cesar Pelli & Associates with both towers joined at the 41st and 42nd floors (175m above street level) by a 58 metre-long, double-decker Sky Bridge. Standing 452 metres tall, the Petronas Twin Towers retained its world-title claim to fame until 2004 when Taipei's 101 was built, measuring 508 metres tall. Today, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai (opened in 2010) retains the spot as the world’s tallest building.
At the base of the Petronas Twin Towers is Suria KLCC, an upmarket shopping mall that is very popular with tourists.
Fun for Everyone Stretching out to the side of the Petronas Twin Towers is the spacious and beautifully landscaped KLCC Park which features a jogging track, walking paths, a water fountain and a wading pool for children.
In KLCC park, at the base of the Petronas Twin Towers, lies a lake with fountains
The fountains in the park come alive after dark when music is played and there is a light show display.
“Another striking feature of the park is the Lake Symphony which comprises two water fountains. Located on the esplanade outside Suria KLCC, the Lake Symphony is programmed to provide 150 magical dramatic animations. The total effect is a light-hearted and gregarious atmosphere”
KLCC Park is a 50-acre garden set close to Suria KLCC shopping centre. Designed by Roberto Burle Marx, it was designed to provide a touch of greenery for the Petronas Twin Towers and the areas surrounding it. On the park, grounds is a 10,000sqm manmade lake (Lake Symphony) with a 43m bridge that cuts across. Lake Symphony is the reason most people frequent the park; it has water fountains that can shoot water up to a height of 42m. These daily water shows occur at noon and in the evenings and are popular with kids. KLCC Park has over 1,900 indigenous trees from 74 species;
Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur. As a luxury five-star hotel close to City Centre Park, Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur brings a unique combination of service, style and facilities to the Malaysian capital.
Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur is a five-star luxury hotel with impressive views, fabulous facilities and a convenient central location.As a luxury five-star hotel close to City Centre Park, Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur brings a unique combination of service, style and facilities to the Malaysian capital.
- Perfect relax Outdoor infinity edge swimming pool and children’s pool, overlooking KLCC Park and city skyline
MANDARIN ORIENTAL CLUB
Luxurious Mandarin Oriental Club lounge offers an exclusive environment in the heart of the city.
Since 1994 Nobu has offered the unique experience of contemporary Japanese cuisine infused with South American flavours. With over 32 locations around the world, Nobu has brought his global sophistication to Kuala Lumpur.
We had a table next to the window and enjoyed an iconic view to Petronas Twin Towers
For such a frenetic city, KL has an uncanny way of charming its visitors. Of course, the food helps: the sheer variety of delicious dining options that reflect the very best of Malaysian cuisine. But it's more than that. It's the way the city has embraced modernity with its towering skyscrapers and technological connectivity, all the while retaining a deeply entrenched adherence to the traditional customs and religions of its residents. Beyond the traffic and malls lies a complex cultural patchwork formed of distinct, coexisting communities, united by the warm welcome they extend to guests.
By: Annika Urm
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