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“You can take great photos from Observation Tower Level (49 ringgit level)”

Menara Kuala Lumpur (KL Tower)
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$18.00*
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KL Tower Observation Deck Admission Ticket
Ranked #9 of 273 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: KL Tower or also known as Menara Kuala Lumpur, the tallest Telecommunication Tower in South East Asia & the 7th tallest in the world, was built to improve the quality of telecommunications and broadcasting transmissions. It has become a significant landmark and symbol that identifies Malaysia as a great tourist destination of the millennium and at the same time a testimony of Malaysia’s capability in the building of high technology facilities. Located atop Bukit Nanas at a breathtaking height of 421 meters, KL Tower was built blending the tower seamlessly with nature. Bukit Nanas is one of the oldest permanent forest reserves in Malaysia. It was gazette in 1906 and was formerly known as Bucket Weld Forest Reserve. Covering an area of approximately 9.37 hectares, Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve is the only remaining virgin tropical rainforest in the heart of the city of Kuala Lumpur. Serving as the green lung of the city, Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve is also home to an abundant of flora and fauna of the Malaysian tropical rainforest. In fact, KL Tower is the only tower in the world located within a forest! KL Tower is in the hospitality and business experience industry. It offers experiences such as viewing, dining, nature, adventure, event and shopping. Current products and services offered at KL Tower include Observation Deck, Revolving Restaurant (Atmosphere 360°), Mega View Banquet Hall for Meeting and Seminars / Private Functions such as Wedding in the Sky, Mini Theater, Amphitheater, F1 Simulator, Blue Coral Aquarium, KL Tower Mini Zoo and MKL Performing Arts Group.
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“You can take great photos from Observation Tower Level (49 ringgit level)”
Reviewed June 15, 2014

After initially thinking this was free(!!!) we decided to choose the 49 ringgit option to go to the glass filled observation deck! It turned out that this level was perfect to take pictures from - the glass was very clean and did not obstruct your view.
Really enjoyed the trip up- you could see a fab view of the city.
If you've had a long day walking, there is a free shuttle bus from the main entrance up to the payment entrance (it isn't a massive walk, but if you're tired use it!)

Visited June 2014
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“High Rise Afternoon Tea Buffet”
Reviewed June 14, 2014

If you fancy an afternoon looking all over Kuala Lumpur, you couldn't do better than by visiting the Menara KL, or KL Tower in the downtown area.The views are spectacular and depending on the weather on the day, you can all over the Klang Valley and beyond.

We booked afternoon tea vouchers via Groupon (www.groupon.my) and booked two days in advance to ensure that there was space for us. Very cheap at 260MYR (60GBP) for the four of us (two adults and two teens). However, if you buy on the day, the prices are significantly higher. Would recommend checking online before you decide to visit for cheaper tickets.

The entrance to the tower can be a little hectic with people trying to get up the tower however we waited around 10 minutes to get into the lift. It was rather hot and humid but this is the tropics and you expect this.The lift to the top takes around a minute to assent to the revolving restaurant at the top of the tower. We were greeted and shown to our table on the inside section of the area. The first thing that hits you is the actual floor moving, and then the views. The food at the afternoon tea buffet caters to the local pallet, with noodles, rice, curry, the mainstay. However, there was a reasonably good salad bar and sandwiches. Fruit punch is complementary and free flowing during the period. However, if you want water, you have to purchase at 3MYR (65pence) per bottle.
It takes around an hour for the restaurant to rotate 1 revolution and you can move around freely to take pictures.
In our ticket, we also were allowed to visit the observation deck below the restaurant. However, this is quite busy with a lot of people going to see the views, as well as some low end souvenir shops. If you go to the restaurant, I would give the observation deck a miss. Additionally. there is a small aquarium at the base, however, don't pay extra for this - go to the KLCC convention centre aquarium instead.

On the whole an enjoyable experience and we would recommend this to anyone visiting Kuala Lumpur.

Remember to check Groupon for cheap deal tickets.

Visited June 2014
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“High and handsome !!!”
Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

It was a wonderful experience going to the observation deck and having a 360* view of KL ,
But it will be a costly affair but worth it .
Loving you so much ...
Peacefully yours ...
S M Bega Raaj.

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“ITS OK BUT PETRONAS TOWER BETTER”
Reviewed June 11, 2014

The whole area and attraction is very downmarket and tacky, lots of cheap stalls etc. Reasonably expensive to ascend to the highest point and you are outside on the viewing platform so get great views but no different to Petronas Towers so I would suggest not doing both. We were originally going to eat there but you have to give 3 days notice! Not sure what the restaurant was like as they wouldnt allow us to go to that floor, so maybe its tacky like the rest of the place!

Visited June 2014
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“Wow”
Reviewed June 11, 2014

The tower gave us a fantastic view of the whole city. We saw the beryja Times Square -not sure on spelling! Which gave us first timers an area to aim at - which was in walking distance and a fantastic experience highly recommended you also need to grab the IMAX ticket while you are there!

Visited June 2014
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