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Kuala Lumpur Tower
Kuala Lumpur Tower, where culture, adventure, and nature experience meet in one place.
The official groundbreaking of the tower was done back in 1991. The construction of the tower was done in three phases. The first phase is the widening of Jalan Punchak and excavations of soil from construction site that was finished in 1992. Within the same year, the second phase to construct the foundation and the basement of the tower began. This phase created a record in the Malaysian construction industry after 50,000 cubic metres of concrete were endless poured for 31 hours. The second phase finished in 1993 and was continued to the next phase in 1994, which was the construction of the tower itself. The final touch was done by installing the Antenna Mast in 1994. The tower was then opened for public in 1996 after officially launched by the Malaysian 4th Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad.
One of the most favorite spot in the Kuala Lumpur Tower is the Sky Deck, located at 421 meters above ground level. Here, visitors can enjoy the wide city view. But, if you are up for the thrilling challenge, you can go to the Sky Box. At 300 meters above ground level, the Sky Box extends out of the Sky Deck ledge. The Sky Box is also built with glass floor to let you see through below, making it a great photo spot. At lower level, there is an Observation Deck. This deck is opened daily from 9 to 10 PM, allowing you to enjoy the beautiful sunset in the afternoon or the Kuala Lumpur city lights at night. The Observation Deck is also equipped with Audio Tour Service and binoculars.
Kuala Lumpur Tower was built with amazing details that represent the Islamic heritage of Kuala Lumpur. As you step to the main lobby, you will see the main dome clad in glass, resembling a diamond. The main dome decorated with multi spheres glass that are arranged in a traditional 'Muqarnas' pattern or multi-dimensional decoration of Islamic architecture. The design also symbolize the 7 layers of the skies. Similar decorated dome can also be seen at the exit in the Upper Ground floor. The Kuala Lumpur Tower also shows Malaysian traditional dance that can be enjoyed by the visitors.
Kuala Lumpur Tower is located within a forest. That is why many visitors also visit the Eco Park managed by the tower. There is a canopy walk that will take you to along the tropical rainforest in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Near the tower, you will also find the Jelutong Tree. The rare tree is 95 years old and is conserved by perceptive planning and construction method that cost RM 430.000 so that the future generation can still enjoy the natural rarity.
See a wide variety of exotic animals in a mini zoo in the tower area. The animals including massive python, cheeky squirrel monkeys, and cute cuddly rabbits. Visitors can also take photos with colorful parrots. There is also an aquarium named Blue Coral that is opened to public on 1st December 2012. The aquarium exhibits wide range of exotic sea creatures. Some of them are Spotted Cardinalfish, Baby White Tip Reef Sharks, Carpet Anemones, Sand Anemones, Fire Clownfish, Percula Clownfish, Skunk Clownfish, Pufferfish and various sea star species.
One of the latest attractions offered by Kuala Lumpur Tower is The KL Tower Upside Down House. Even from the outside, visitors can see the unique upside down cottage house with a 1974 Morris hung upside down as well at the entrance. Inside the house, visitors can take photos with all the furniture upside down.
Kuala Lumpur Tower just opened a new restaurant at the Upper Ground Floor for visitors who wish to have some North Indian authentic Cuisine. The restaurant, named Moghul Mahal restaurant, serves tandoor set, beriyani set, and other choices of Indian cuisine from 10 AM to 11 PM. However, for a more romantic dinner, visitors can try Atmosphere 360, a revolving restaurant located at 282 meters above ground level. The beautiful scenery will be a great company for the meal served by the resident chef using only the freshest ingredients. This restaurant opens daily for lunch and dinner with buffet meals, à la carte and cocktails.
Having a romantic wedding is a dream of all couples. Kuala Lumpur Tower is here to make it real. The Sky Deck is available for booking for your marriage ceremony. The tower can also provide wedding arrangements of all kinds. You can have the ceremony in the Sky Deck or in the Megaview Banquet Hall located 288 meters up with the amazing glass view, showing the Kuala Lumpur skyline. This hall is also available for corporate dinners, seminars, or other private party. Aside from the Hall, Kuala Lumpur Tower has an Amphitheatre and a Mini Theatre suitable for commercial events.
How to Get Tickets?
Tickets for Kuala Lumpur Tower can be afforded online through this websites. It is recommended to book your ticket online to save time from queuing on the spot.
How To Get Around?
Public transport networks such as buses and trains are available to help you get around. There are also some package tour that will take you to famous spots in the area. You can also use apps designed to help you find your way around the city. Kala Lumpur Tower also offers a free shuttle service that will take you from the main gate to the tower's entrance if you don't want to walk.
What Should I Wear?
There is no recommended dress code for visiting Kuala Lumpur Tower. A nice clothes is recommended if you want to take picture. But, it is better to wear comfortable clothes if you want to walk around the Eco Park.
Best Time to Visit
The park opens daily, including in Public Holidays and School Holidays. It is better to avoid visiting in weekend as the place will be very crowded. It is recommended to visit the tower at night to see the beautiful view of the city lights.
Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
Will I Need a Guide?
There are bilingual staffs inside that can help you inside. However, tour guide is also available for visitors who come in large group.
How To Get There?
There are various options available to get to Kuala Lumpur Tower. Visitors can use city bus, tour bus, trains, or taxi.
Be noted that there are combo ticket to visit various attractions and single ticket for each attraction. Please select which is preferable for you when booking online.