Kuala Lumpur is the administrative, cultural, financial and economic capital of Malaysia, and it is also one of its largest cities in terms of population census; population statistics for 2014 indicate that the city’s population has exceeded 2,700,000 people.
The city occupies a space in the heart of Kuala Lumpur Province; its area is 243 km2, which equals one third of the land area of the Malaysian Federation. The city is affected by the hot, humid climate throughout the year.
The city of Kuala Lumpur is home to a number of international tourist attractions and destinations. Tourism has become a source of national income and influencing the city’s economy. Among the most important landmarks are: Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur Towers, Ngara Mosque, National Museum, and in this article we will highlight the Kuala Lumpur Towers without exception.
Kuala Lumpur Towers
Petronas Twin Towers
The Petronas Twin Towers are considered the tallest in the world during the time period between 1998-2004, with a height of 375 meters; and with the presence of the antenna, their height became about 452 m, and the total number of the towers in them is about eighty eight floors, and seventy eight elevators.Read:Don’t miss the German edifice stadiums in the state of Malacca
The reason for designating the Petronas Towers is due to the name of the oil company that initiated the construction of the two towers in the city to form together a building of the largest engineering works in the world and admired it, thus considering it as the highest concrete skyscraper in the world.
The construction of the Petronas Twin Towers dates back to the year 1992 AD by the Argentine architect Cesar Pele; the two buildings occupied an area of at least 395,000 square meters, and on the first of March 1998 AD they were officially opened.
Kuala Lumpur Lighthouse Tower
The Kuala Lumpur Lighthouse occupies the fourth place in the world in terms of height with a height of 421 m, and thus considered the highest tower in the level of Malaysia and the continent of Asia, occupies a space in the heart of the Malaysian capital, and the lighthouse tourists to the lighthouse to enjoy the wonderful scenes of the city, where there is a showroom equipped with binoculars For exploring the city, it also houses a revolving restaurant at the top of the tower, in addition to that it is equipped with tools for television transmission and wireless communications.Read:Tourist places in Kuala Lumpur
The Kuala Lumpur Lighthouse Tower is located in the heart of the golden triangle of the city; that is, the business and entertainment district, near the Petronas Towers, and its construction dates back to the first of March 1995, and rises above sea level by about ninety-four meters.
The importance lies behind Al Manara Tower for its use for communications purposes, and it comes second in Asia in terms of length; it is a complex building consisting of three levels; the basement, the upper ground floor and the final section consisting of an antenna mast for both wired and wireless communications.