K.L Tower is a 421m high telecommunicationsand broadcasting tower. It‘s taller than the PetronasTwin Towers, because it is built on a hill. We canhave a bird’s eye view as soon as we reach to thetop of the K.L Tower. The K.L Tower ranks fourthamongst the tallest telecommunications towers inthe world. Its was constructed over a period of fouryears and completed in May 1996. It’s designed towithstand wind pressures of up to 90mph. The K.LTower is 421 meters high and 94 meters above sealevel. Tourist also can go to the hill near the K.Ltower to see various kind of flora and fauna that stillexist.
The Petronas Twin Towers use to be thetallest buildings in the world. This tower wereconstructed with 88 floors. It’s was designedby Argentine-American architect Cesar Pelli,and the Petronas Twin Towers werecompleted in 1998. The 120-meter foundationswere built by Bachy Soletanche. The 88-floortowers are constructed with a steel and glassfacade designed. However, it’s wasconstructed with a cheaper design becausethe less of steel and expensive cost onimporting steel.
Sky bridge Sky bridge is located between the twotowers on 41st and 42nd floors. It is thehighest 2-story bridge in the world. Thebridge is 170 meter above the ground and58 meter long. The sky bridge is open to allvisitors, but it’s just limited to 1700 people perday.
The Merdeka Square is situated in the centre ofthe city. It is the place where the Malayan Flag washoisted on August 31,1957 signifying theindependence of the country from the British rule. Inthe center of it, there’s a field called Padang. Themost historical and attractive building at theMerdeka Square is, the Sultan Abdul SamadBuilding which are situated near the Padang field.It’s was constructed in 1897 and designed by aBritish architect, A.C. Norman. The appearance ofthe building show the background cultural ofMalaysia. One of the attraction there was the 41mclock tower which was situated on the Sultan AbdulSamad building in the Merdeka Square.
The National Mosque is Malaysiasprincipal mosque and one of the mostattractive buildings in the city. TheNational Mosque, which took three yearsto construct, was opened on Aug 27, 1965and it’s 73 meter high. It’s also was one ofthe most beautiful mosque in the world. Itwas uniquely design, and the most strikingfeature of it is the multi-fold umbrella-likeroof. Anyone that enter the mosque mustobey the rules such as dressed well andremove their shoes.
Zoo Negara Malaysia is managed by the MalaysianZoological Society. This National Zoo was officiallyopened by the countrys first prime minister, Tunku AbdulRahman on 14 November, 1963. At the time, entrancerate was 50 cents for adults and 20 cents for children.Zoo Negara is now 46 years old and has matured into awell-known zoo all around the world. There Over 5137animals from 459 species of mammals, birds, reptilesand fish in the national zoo. The national zoo covers 110acres of land and was located 5 km from the city ofKuala Lumpur. Among the attractions at the zoo includeAquarium Negara opened in 1972 and in 1984 renamedAquarium Tunku Abdul Rahman, Bird house, ReptileHouse, Ape Centre, Savannah Walk, and MammalKingdom.
Petaling Street is the center of Chinatown. Peoplecalled this place as the place that never sleeps.Adventurous visitors should not miss a walk on this Street.It is a great place for locals to get some goods in cheapprice. If youre looking for cheap clothes, fabrics, souvenirs,electronic items, watches, DVDs, CDs and more, thenPetaling Street is the place for you. Petaling Street all sortsof goods like wallets, handbags, t-shirts, watches, shoesand many other things. Bargaining here is an absolutemust. Bargain hard! Chinatown is also known for itsjewellery shops with their fascinating variety of finejewellery items. You also can have a look out for Chinesepharmacies, that sell ginseng and all sort of traditionalmedicines. Although the price of goods here is cheap, thequality of it is still fine.
The National Monument or Tugu Negara wasbuilt to recognise and honour to our nation fighterthat had sacrifice their life for our independencefrom the colonist. The National Monument is locatedwithin the tranquil Lake Gardens, near by to theParliament House in Kuala Lumpur. It is occupyingan area of 48,562 sq m and stands at 15.54m high.The national monument is made up of seven bronzehuman figures. It’s shows courage, leadership,sacrifice, strength, suffering, unity and vigilance. Itwas designed American designer, Felix de Weldonand was built at a cost of RM600,000. It’s took overfive years to construct and finish at the year of 1966.
The National Museum is located outsidePerdana Lake Garden. It’s built in the style ofMinangkabau. Construction began in 1959 andwas complete on 1963. National Museum wasofficially opened on 31 August 1963. It providesan interesting introduction to the history andculture of Malaysia. National Museum is a threestoried structure of 109.7 meters long and 15.1meters wide. The display showing traditionalcultural events like weddings, festivals andbeautiful costumes, rich variety of weapons,musical instruments, arts and crafts, preciousceramics, and flora & fauna.
Batu Caves is a limestone hill, located in Gombakdistrict. The cave is one of the most popular Hindushrines outside India, dedicated to Lord Murugan. It isthe location for Hindu festival of Thaipusam in Malaysiawhich attracts over 1.5 million peoples every year,making it one of the largest annual gatherings anywherein the world. The limestone forming Batu Caves is said tobe around 400 million years old. Batu Caves waspromoted as a place for pray by K.Thamboosamy Pillai,an Indian trader. Since 1892, the Thaipusam festival inthe Tamil month of Thai(which falls in late January/earlyFebruary) has been celebrated here. Wooden steps upto the Temple Cave were built in 1920 and now it hadbeen replaced by 272 concrete steps.
The Istana Budaya or The Palace of Culture,founded in September 1999. It is Malaysias main venuefor all types of theatre including musical theater,operetta, classical concert and opera from local andinternational performances. It is located next to theNational Art Gallery in Jalan Tun Razak. Istana Budayais aimed to raise the standard of the performing arts.Until today, although not often, the Istana Budaya hasstaged notable productions of such operas as The MerryWidow, Tosca, La Boheme, Turandot, Carmen andmany more. Among the most successful localproductions staged here was Puteri Gunung Ledang-TheMusical, which opened to full house on almost all nights.
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