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Visiting The Petronas Twin Towers Malaysia: A Comprehensive Travel Guide!

By Meeta Shah on Sep 18, 2023
Themes:  Interesting Facts  | Category: Places To Visit | Country:  Malaysia

I am sure you, like me, would have hummed along to – Malaysia – Truly Asia, while watching Malaysia Tourism TV ads. It’s been more than 7 years to this tagline – but to date – the moment I say or hear Malaysia – Truly Asia – kind of follows it! Well, it’s obvious – today I wish to share my blog on Malaysia.

The Truly Asia country has a great deal to talk about. However, my focus for this blog is on the globally renowned Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia. Nestled in the heart of the capital city, the majestic twin towers stand tall, attracting tourists from around the globe. The Petronas Twin Towers are the most striking landmarks in Kuala Lumpur, an impressive structure that can be spotted just by its silhouette. The Petronas Twin Towers are not just one of the tallest towers in the world – but they are a symbol of the vibrant spirit of Malaysia. Such an iconic landmark is a must in all Malaysia tour packages. Set on an exciting journey to explore the Petronas Twin Towers with Flamingo Travels.

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Why is Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia so famous?

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Now that we know that Petronas Twin Towers is globally renowned, let us dig deeper to understand why is it so.

These twin skyscrapers in Malaysia hold the title of the tallest twin towers in the world. They soar majestically over the city skyline. They stand as a symbol of the economic prowess and progressive spirit of Malaysia. The mind-boggling height of Petronas Twin Towers, its location, and modern architecture make it one of the must-visit places to visit in Malaysia. With an elevation of 1483 feet from the ground, it offers stunning panoramic views from the observation decks. Standing at its feet, you will experience the awe-inspiring majesty that has made the Petronas Twin Towers a magnet for those seeking the extraordinary.

How to Reach Petronas Twin Towers?

The Petronas Twin Towers are the most prominent and historical landmark in Kuala Lumpur. You can reach here with many easy and convenient options. Choose from either of these options. Opt for the train – take the LRT Kelana Jaya Line and halts at KLCC Station. Once you land at the station, the Twin Towers are just within walking distance from the station. You can also opt for taxis – the most hassle-free option. Alternatively, you can opt for the e-hailing option with the GRAB app – a popular app to avail transportation in the country.

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Best Time to Visit Petronas Twin Towers – Malaysia

Visit this iconic attraction in Malaysia anytime from November to March. The weather in Malaysia during these months is cooler, with lowered humidity and rain. However, the best time to visit the Petronas Towers is from 1900 to 2100 hours. This timing offers a dual delight. You can check out not only the grandeur of the towers but you can also experience an enchanting light and fountain show. On top of it, from 2000 to 2200 hours – the adjacent Lake Symphony in KLCC Mall presents a mesmerizing light show, where the lake waters dance with magical displays. This evening visit will allow you to savor both the iconic towers and the stunning spectacle of water and light, making it an ideal time to experience the Twin Towers.

Best Places to visit in/near Petronas Twin Towers

Exploring the area in and around the Petronas Towers is an exciting part of the trip. With a mix of cultural attractions, dining, shopping, and lush green spaces, there are so many places to visit near Petronas Towers.

  • Suria KLCC.
  • KLCC Park.
  • Museum of Illusions.
  • Sky Bridge.
  • Petrosains, The Discovery Centre.
  • Aquaria KLCC.
  • Observation Deck at the Petronas Twin Towers.
  • Bukit Bintang.
  • Club Kyo KL.

Things to do near Petronas Twin Towers

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You will find an array of fun and exciting things to do near the Petronas Twin Towers. Choose from a range of attractions near the Petronas Towers for all ages. 

  • See the Ocean’s Marvels at Aquaria KLCC.
  • Stroll, play and click pictures in the KLCC Park.
  • Window Shopping at the KLCC Mall.
  • Check out the city from the Sky Bridge.
  • Admire Art in the Petronas Gallery.
  • Have fun at the Petrosains KLCC.
  • Be mesmerized by the KLCC fountain show.
  • Explore Bukit Bintang.
  • Dine at one of the Michelin Star Restaurants.
  • Attempt to run away at the Breakout.
  • Experience amazing visual illusions at the Museum of Illusions.

Best Hotels near Petronas Twin Towers

There is an excellent range of hotels near the Petronas Towers. These accommodation options offer luxury, convenience, and great hospitality. These options are ideal for tourists exploring the region around this famous landmark.

  • Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
  • Novotel Kuala Lumpur City Centre
  • InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, an IHG Hotel
  • EQ Kuala Lumpur
  • Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur
  • Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur
  • W Kuala Lumpur
  • Ascott Kuala Lumpur
  • Ibis Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur
  • JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Tips on visiting Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia

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  • First and foremost, remember the timings of Petronas Twin Towers – they are open from morning 9 am to evening 9 pm. They are open from Tuesday through Sunday, with Mondays closed.
  • Only about 1,000 tickets are given out each day, so if you can, reserve early.
  • Please arrive at least fifteen minutes before your time slot. Late arrivals will not be permitted to enter or be refunded.
  • Food, gums, and drinks are not permitted during your visit to these towers.
  • All luggage and personal things must pass through security checks.
  • Follow the rules and guidelines provided by the staff, especially during the elevator ride and on the observation deck.
  • Wear comfortable footwear and clothes for exploring the towers and walking around the observation deck.


The Petronas Twin Towers are stunning structures that will captivate you. So your Malaysia tour package should definitely have this as an inclusion. As we come to the end of this virtual trip to Petronas Twin Towers, I am sure most of your curiosity would have settled down. Now is your chance to take in their beauty. These twin buildings are a symbol of human creativity and willpower, with awe-inspiring 88 floors and the unique Sky bridge. So, whether you want to be in awe of these steel giants or just have a nice time high up in the sky, you are all covered! All you need is to reach out to Flamingo Travels, book a Malaysia tour package and take off.

FAQs Regarding Petronas Twin Towers Malaysia

What is so special about Petronas Twin Towers?

The Petronas Twin Towers are uniquely special due to their latest technology, innovative Islamic art-inspired design, and the famous Sky Bridge. They represent the futuristic vision and economic growth of Malaysia. They are a stunning presence on the skyline of the capital city.

Who is the owner of Twin Tower Malaysia?

The owner of the Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia is KLCC Holdings Sdn Bhd.

What is inside the Twin Towers Malaysia?

The Petronas Twin Towers features the Suria KLCC – shopping mall, the main office of Petronas – the oil and gas company, KLCC Park – a green park, Aquaria KLCC – an oceanarium, a concert hall, an art gallery, and many dining options. It also features an observation deck and the Sky Bridge to enjoy the panoramic city views. 

What time is the Petronas Twin Towers open?

The Petronas Twin Towers are open from 0900 to 2100 hours from Tuesday to Sunday.

How many floors are in the Petronas Twin Towers?

There are around 88 floors in each tower.

About Author

Meeta Shah
Meeta Shah

I graduated in commerce from Bombay University and run a family-owned business where we believe in transparency, trust, knowledge distribution and provide quality tours to our customers. According to me “Customers are our brand ambassadors and employees are our biggest Strength”. I also believe that “Travel brings knowledge, Knowledge brings opportunity and Opportunity brings prosperity”. With God’s grace was awarded the “Best Female Entrepreneur of India” by Tourism awards Gujarat. And currently, I am actively involved in key decisions and itinerary staff management in the travel industry. 

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