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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.

Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru is the state capital of the state of Johor and the second largest metropolitan area in Malaysia. Most tourists don't stop here and just pass through the city on their way to or out of Singapore. JB is a major local transportation hub however. Since it is just across the causeway from Singapore, some travellers use it as a hub to visit Singapore from here (lower accommodation prices) or to board the train, bus or airplane.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Menara KL (KL Tower)

address: Jalan Punchak, Off Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Tel: +603 2020 5444
kl-tower-menara-kl.jpg, Menara KL or KL Tower, with a height of 421m, is the 7th tallest tower in the world. As it is built on hill, the observation decks offers higher ground than the Twin Towers and the best views in town.
KL Tower (photo: Felix)
Menara KL or KL Tower, with a height of 421m, is the 7th tallest tower in the world. As it is built on hill, the observation decks offers higher ground than the Twin Towers and the best views in town.

Opening Hours:
9.00am until 10.00pm

Links:

MenaraKL.com.my (Official Website)
Wikipedia: KL Tower
Google Earth: 3D model of the KL Tower


Ticket Prices:
All Park Entrance: RM55 (child RM45)
(Observation Deck, MP5, Forest in the City, F1 Simulator, Pony Ride, KL Tower Animal Zone, 1 Malaysia Cultural Village)

Basic Package: RM45 (child RM30)
(Observation Deck, MP5, Forest in the City, F1 Simulator OR Pony Ride ORKL Tower Animal Zone)

Guided Tour: RM70(child RM60)
(Tour Guide, Observation Deck, MP5, Forest in the City, F1 Simulator, Pony Ride, KL Tower Animal Zone, 1 Malaysia Cultural Village)


Revolving Restaurant:
reservations: +60(3) 20202121
website: www.atmosphere360.com.my
 

KL Tower at night
night view of KL Tower from Jalan Raja Chulan (coming from Chinatown)

map and location of Menara KL (KL Tower)

Related Flyers / Brochures

Menara Kuala Lumpur, KL Tower

brochure about the telecommunication tower in KL and the activities available, also includes some information of Muzium Telekom and the tower in Alor Setar (Menara Alor Star)
[click here for details or click images below to enlarge]
The content and images of this flyer / brochure are courtesy of: © Menara Kuala Lumpur It was released sometime around 2010. Some information might not be up-to-date anymore.


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