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A famous tourist spot

 
One of the most famous tourist spots in Malaysia is the Petronas Twin Towers. Situated in the centre of Kuala Lumpur, the Twin Towers is an important landmark in the city. Every tourist coming to Kuala Lumpur for the first time would visit this place.

The Petronas Twin Towers was built in 1999. It was designed by Cesar Pelli, a well-known architect who designed several famous skyscrapers in the world such as the World Financial Centre in New York. For several years, the Petronas Twin Towers was the tallest twin building in the world. Then in 2004, a taller building was built in Taiwan. However, the Petronas Twin Towers is still the tallest twin buildings in the world. Several big corporations rent the offices in the towers, but the main occupant is the national oil company of Malaysia, Petronas.

The height of the Petronas Twin Towers is about 452 metres above street level. It has 88 floors with a steel and glass facade that makes it look shiny from a distance. The floor design has the shape of an eight-point star. The most striking feature of the Towers is the sky bridge that connects Tower 1 to Tower 2 on the 41st and 42nd floors. On top of the towers are tall spires.

The Petronas Twin Towers is the most famous building in Malaysia because of its height and spectacular design. It remains one of the tallest buildings in the world which makes it an attraction. Its unique design and architecture is world-renowned. On top of that, it offers visitors a memorable experience. Visitors are allowed to go up to the sky bridge and get a great view of the city. Below the towers is a large shopping complex where tourists can shop and dine. There is also the Petronas Philharmonic Hall where the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra holds their performances. In addition, the towers are surrounded by a huge park with a fountain, playground and jogging paths. These features make a visit to the Twin Towers so much more enjoyable.

The Petronas Twin Towers is a symbol of our country's progress. It has attracted the attention of the world and drawn many tourists from other countries to come to see this manmade wonder. Naturally, Malaysians view the Towers with a sense of pride.

     
facade   the front or the face of a building
     
 
 
 

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