Faces of
Malaysia
Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands is a highland region located about 20 km east of Ipoh and about 150 km north of Kuala Lumpur in Pahang, Malaysia. At 5,000 ft (1,500 m) above sea level it is the highest area on the mainland, and enjoys a cool climate, with temperatures no higher than 25C and rarely falling below 12C year round. The area is popular for it’s tea plantations and jungle walks.

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Marini’s on 57

address: Level 57, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Tel: +603 2386 6030
marinis-on-57-rooftop-bar-restaurant-kuala-lumpur.jpg, KL's highest roof-top bar and restaurant on Level 57 of Petronas Tower 3 right next to the famous Petronas Twin Towers
close-up view from the bar to the Twin Towers
KL's highest roof-top bar and restaurant on Level 57 of Petronas Tower 3 right next to the famous Petronas Twin Towers

Opening Hours:
5pm - 3am

Dress Code:
Strictly business, formal or smart casual attire only. (No slippers, flip flops, sandals, caps, shorts etc.)

Contact Number:
+603 2386 6030

How to get to Marini's on 57
Marini's is located on the 57th floor of Petronas Tower 3, right next to the Twin Towers and Surial KLCC Shopping Mall. Check to page for Petronas Twin Towers / KLCC for detailed information on how to get to the KLCC area. At the lobby / reception on Ground Floor of Petronas Tower 3 you will be given an entry card that give you access to the main lift going up the 57th floor.


With the highest views of a restaurant / bar in Kuala Lumpur on the 57th floor, the prices of Marini's are not on the cheap side. Expect to pay RM30 for a sparkling water, from RM200 for a bottle of whine and more than RM100 for a meal.
Marini's has a bar, a restaurant (with Italian Chef) and a lounge. It is advisable to book a table in advance.

Links:

facebook page
official website


location of Marini's on 57
location of Marini's on 57 at the top of Petronas Tower 3


the restaurant
the restaurant, photo courtesy: Marini's on 57


the lounge

the restaurant, photo courtesy: Marini's on 57
 


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Petronas Twin Towers / KLCC

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Attractions
Attractions

Chinatown (Kampung China), Kuala Terengganu

KT's Chinatown is located along Jalan Bandar. It is small but charming with colorful shophouses and still has the traditional feel with small stores, cafes and restaurants

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The historical clock tower was built in 1909 in memory of James W.W.Birch, the first British Resident of the state of Perak who was assasinated.