Malaysia is a land of many wonders, both natural and man-made. One structure in particular stands unmistakable amidst all its concrete magnificence, and is renowned throughout the entire world.
The towers were designed by renowned Argentine architect Cesar Pelli, who masterminded the structure’s unique post-modern design. Construction took seven years, and during the excavation period, five-hundred truckloads of earth were dug up every night.
Upon its construction, the Petronas Towers were the tallest buildings in the world, a title that was held for around six years until the emergence of Taipei 101. The Petronas Towers however still continue to be the tallest twin-structure in the world.
This is the shopping centre that is situated within the vicinity of Petronas Towers. It is a massive emporium with over four-hundred stores divided across six floors. If you’re staying at a 5 Star Hotel in KL situated nearby such as Berjaya Times Square Hotel, then this is an ideal place to do some shopping.
Felix Baumgartner set the world record, at the time, for BASE jumping by doing so off a window-cleaning crane of the towers. Alain ‘Spiderman’ Robert, the renowned French urban climber, scaled the towers in a completely unassisted climb.
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