The Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) is an entertainment and business hub. KLCC houses Malaysia’s most iconic landmark, the PETRONAS Twin Towers, which is the world’s tallest twin structure.
Whether splurging on a shopping spree at one of the many luxury retailers or simply taking a stroll on the sprawling greenery that is in the KLCC Park, visitors will find several reasons to make sure that the heart of the city is on their Kuala Lumpur experience list.
PETRONAS Twin Towers
Anchoring the sprawling Kuala Lumpur City Centre, are the iconic Petronas Twin Towers. Hailed as the Twin Jewels of Kuala Lumpur, a visit to KL isn’t complete unless you’ve visited these doppelgangers. The 88-storey chrome and steel towers are the headquarters of Malaysia’s oil and gas company – Petronas.
Make a visit to the Skybridge (41st floor) and the Observation Deck (86th floor). Tickets can be purchased online or at the Lower Ground (Concourse) Level of the PETRONAS Twin Towers
Shopping Mall – Suria KLCC
Suria KLCC is located in Kuala Lumpur’s most prestigious commercial address, the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) and next to the iconic PETRONAS Twin Towers. Shoppers can find most items from fashion, entertainment, arts and culture to local delicacies and international gourmets.
Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO)
Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) is Malaysia’s prestigious classical concert hall devoted specifically to classical music. The Hall incorporates unique acoustic devices to maximize the hall’s natural sound qualities.
Designed by César Pelli, the hall draws inspiration from the traditional shoebox shape of the great 19thcentury European concert halls with the magnificent Klais Pipe Organ providing a spectacular backdrop to the hall’s stage and platform
- Address: Level 2, Tower Two PETRONAS Twin Towers Kuala Lumpur City Centre Kuala Lumpur
- Tel: +603 2051 7007
- Website: www.mpo.com.my
- Opening Hours: Daily: 10.30am – 6.30pm (ticket counter)
Galeri PETRONAS is a non-profit visual art gallery that is primarily dedicated to documenting and promoting works created by Malaysian artists, especially Malaysian artwork. The gallery is also the custodian of the PETRONAS Art Collection, acknowledged by Malaysian art historians as among the most comprehensive and relevant collections of 20th-century Malaysian art. Entrance to this gallery is free.
- Address: Level 3, Suria KLCC Jalan Ampang Kuala Lumpur
- Tel: +603 2051 7770
- Website: www.galeripetronas.com.my
- Opening hours: Daily 10.00am – 8.00pm
Petrosains is an interactive Science Discovery Centre and a fun and interesting place to visit. It tells the story of the science and technology of the petroleum industry in Malaysia. Built for Malaysians of all ages, foreign visitors to Petrosains will be able to learn about Malaysia’s rich resources and appreciate the strength, resourcefulness and pioneering spirit of its people.
- Address: Level 4, Suria KLCC Jalan Ampang Kuala Lumpur
- Tel: +603 2331 8181
- Website: www.petrosains.com.my
- Tues – Fri: 9.30am – 5.30pm (last admission: 4.00pm)
- Sat, Sun and public holidays: 9.30am – 6.30pm (last admission: 5.00pm)
- Mon, first day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri (Eid Al-Fitr) and Hari Raya Haji (Eid Al-Adha): Closed
The KLCC Park is a 50-acre public park located in the vicinity of Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur. It was designed by a Brazilian architect named Roberto Burle Marx with the aim to ‘leave the world a little more sensitive and a little more educated to the importance of nature’.
There is also a man-made lake built in the middle of the park, directly in front of Suria KLCC mall and PETRONAS Twin Towers. An elevated bridge of 43 metres that cut across the lake provides a vantage view of the park and the twin towers
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is a purpose-built convention and exhibition centre strategically located in the centre tip of the city and designed to be a ‘city within a city’; this 40-hectare (99-acre) site includes the 20-hectare (50-acre) KLCC Park and the PETRONAS Twin Towers.
This sophisticated convention centre holds a 3,000-seat plenary hall, 500-seat plenary theatre, 110,000 square feet of column free exhibition space, conference halls that can accommodate 1,800 people, a grand ballroom for 2,000 diners, a banquet hall of 750 and 20 meeting rooms. More information
The Aquaria KLCC is an underwater park showcasing over 5,000 different exhibits of aquatic and land-bound creatures over a sprawling 60,000 square-foot space. The Aquaria is located beneath the world class Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre within Kuala Lumpur City Centre and is an exciting place to discover Malaysia’s fascinating marine world and mangroves. More information