Faces of
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Being a young city (founded only in 1857) it developed fast into a bustling metropolis of 1.5 million people (6 million including the satellite cities in the Klang Valley). Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL (as it is it called by Malaysians), literally means “muddy estuary” in Bahasa Malaysia. With good and cheap accommodation, great shopping and even better food in this multi-cultural melting pot, increasing numbers of travellers are discovering this little gem of a city.
Having been in the shadow of other big cities in the region like Bangkok and Singapore, KL was put back on the map for good with the opening the Petronas Twin Towers in 1997, until 2004 the highest and still one of the most impressive buildings in the world. Though, the sights are not what makes this city unique, it’s KL itself and it’s mixture of people and visitors.

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.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Marinis 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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Related Places

Petronas Twin Towers / KLCC

The 88-floor building was completed in 1997 and remained the highest building in the world until 2004 with 452m. The Kuala Lumpur Center includes not only the famous twin towers, but also a shopping mall (Suria KLCC), a movie theatre, the new aquarium (KLCC Aquaria) and a park.

Sky Bar

Another roof-top bar in the Traders Hotel (33rd floor) with a breath-taking view of the Twin Towers. Located just across from KLCC.

Luna Bar

Super-chic breezy rooftop bar with a pool in the middle (but you cannot use it unfortunately) and one of the best night views in town

Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

Serenity Hostels

Hostel on Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL's main pub and clubbing street in Bukit Bintang

Reggae Guest House 1

Hostel in Chinatown, 1 of 3 outlets of the Reggae Hostel Group in KL

Attractions

Lake Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur

Lake Titiwangsa - also known as Taman Tasik Titiwangsa - is a recreational park and lake north of downtown Kuala Lumpur with good photo opportunities and the adjacent Istana Budaya, an arts and culture centre.

Sky Bar, Kuala Lumpur

Another roof-top bar in the Traders Hotel (33rd floor) with a breath-taking view of the Twin Towers. Located just across from KLCC.

Attractions

Kek Look Tong Cave Temple, Ipoh

Picturesque Chinese cave temple at the Gunung Rapat limestone hills at the southern edge of Ipoh city

Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur

Oldest malay residential area in KL with still authentic traditional Malay wooden houses and the the backdrop of the close-by downtown skyline