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Written by Farheen on May 30, 2020 Share on

KL Tower: Why You Must Visit This Attraction In Malaysia

Menara Kuala Lumpur Tower (KL Tower) is a communications tower located inside Kuala LumpurMalaysia. The Tower is a 421 meters high structure that gives one of the most striking views of the city and the KL Tower observation deck is at the length of 276 meters. The KL Tower skybox presents a different experience of the city in a panoramic viewpoint that will aid you to comprehend the entire city constantly and grant you with a complete 360-degree view experience. As you climb up and enter the KL Tower Skydeck, you get to see the city of Kuala Lumpur and all its famous landmarks from its stunning height above the ground.

KL Tower
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History

When it was first built, the normal surroundings of Bukit Nanas were held intact to secure balance in development; in fact, a 100-year-old Jelutong tree was maintained, at a high cost, by constructing a retaining wall about it. When Menara Tower was built the overall plan was intended to symbolise the human quest for perfection in life. The tower’s architectural-fashion indicates Malaysia’s lively Islamic legacy with Arabic dialogues, Islamic tile work, and archetypal Islamic decorative and abstract designs.

Importance Of KL Tower

KL Tower
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The 7th longest freestanding tower in the world needed 3 years to be built and houses several broadcasting companies and is essentially a broadcasting and telecommunications hub. The antenna on the roof of the tower transmits free-to-air television channels. The tower is also the place for a yearly race to the tip of the building with the runners climbing all the way up using the stairs. The tower is also utilised as an observatory through the months of Ramadan to study the stages of the moon.

Know Before You Visit

KL Tower
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  • Functioning Hours: Daily 09:00 – 22:00
  • Location: Jalan Puncak, Off Jalan P. Ramlee, Kuala Lumpur City Centre
  • Contact Number: +603 2020 5444

Other Attractions Near KL Tower

The tower also has a lot of other spots for the visitors such as Mini Zoo, Upside Down home, XD Theatre, a 360-degree panoramic view restaurant, Malaysia Cultural Village, Blue Coral Aquarium, KL Tower International BASE Jump, F1 Simulator Zone, International Towerthon Challenge, Revolving Restaurant, and KL Forest Eco Park to keep you engaged until the totality of the Kuala Lumpur journey.  

Revolving Atmosphere 360 Restaurant

Praised as one of the highest freestanding buildings in the world, Menara tower plays home to a rotational restaurant, Atmosphere 360. You can have a feast or have high tea simultaneously with the most dramatic view of the city centre without renting a helicopter. Flaunting a theatre, an amphitheatre, gorgeous cascading pools, a fast-food establishment and souvenir stores, this tower is an absolute must-visit thing to do when you visit Kuala Lumpur.

KL tower is the newest addition to the highlights of Kuala Lumpur. Excited to experience the mesmerizing views of the city?Make your own itinerary with PickYourTrail or book one of our  Malaysia holiday packages to explore Malaysia like never before.

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