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The Petronas Towers are an impressive icon of the Kuala Lumpur. skylline They are visable from just about everywhere in the city, and dominate the night sky. The skybridge is where Sean Connery and Katherine Zeta-Jones absailed from in the film 'Entrapment' when escaping from the authorities on the Millenium eve celebrations.
The Petronas Towers are open 6 days a week and offer a tours to the skybridge on floor 41 and the observation deck on floor 86 in tower 2. The tour lasts around 1 hour. There are strict security rules and bags or stroller etc are not allowed during the tour, lockers are provided. Wheelchairs are permitted.
It is necessary to buy a ticket beforehand to do the Petronas Towers tour. They stopped being free in 2011. Tickets to visit the PETRONAS Twin Towers can be obtained starting 8:30am every morning. There are often tickets available on the day.
The tours are have specific group numbers, and leave around every hour between 9am and 9pm. Sunset is around 7 / 7.30pm every day so if you wish to see sunset the 7pm tour might be the one to pick.
People still turn up and queue up so they can get the early tours or specify the time / day. But this is not necessary. You can buy tickets at any time during the day for tours that day or following days.
You can select your preferred date and time up to one month in advance subject to the availability of the tickets.
PETRONAS Twin Towers Visit Operations opening times
VISITING DAYS - Tuesday to Sunday (CLOSED on Mondays)
VISITING HOURS - 9.00am – 9.00pm (CLOSED on FRIDAYS from 1.00pm – 2.30pm, Open on public holidays except Hari Raya Puasa and Hari Raya Haji )
TICKET COUNTER LOCATION: Concourse Level, PETRONAS Twin Towers. NOTE: that this is the lower ground floor level. Do not confuse the Twin Tower box office with the box office for the concerts.
TOUR - Skybridge (Level 41) and Observation Deck (Level 86)
COST - Adult - 80myr / Children - *12 years & below 30myr
*Terms and conditions apply
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY - There is limited access to the ticket counter and entrance for the tour are located is via two sets of escalators. For wheelchair access, just approach and inform one of the staff who would direct and assist you with access via an elevator.
PETRONAS Twin Towers Visit Operations, Lower Ground (Concourse) Level, PETRONAS Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur City Centre
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Facts and figures can be found in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petronas...
The Skybar at Traders hotel is a great place to get some of the best photographs of the Petronas Towers, another iconic location is the junction of Jalan Ampang, JalanYap Kwan Seng and Jalan P Ramlee
The Petronas Towers are at KLCC (Kuala Lumpur City Centre) which was once the Kuala Lumpur Race Course.
The nearest train station is in the tower / mall complex and called KLCC http://www.myrapid.com.my/rail/routes,
There is no monorail stop at KLCC, the nearest being Bukit Nanas which is a 10 minute walk along Jalan Ampang past the Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC).stop 1 on the Hop on Hop off bus route. Many bus routes also stop at KLCC http://www.myrapid.com.my/journeyplan...
There is a stop at KLCC on both the free GOKL tourist bus and the Kuala Lumpur Hop on Hop off bus services.
Alternatively for those staying in Bukit Bintang there a fully air-conditioned pedestrian walkway from KLCC linking the area to Bukit Bintang.
Starting at the Pavilion mall, you walk with the main entrance to the mall on your right towards the cover through way to where all the bars and restaurants are, continue the pedestrian bridge over Jalan Raja Chulan, then follow the signs into the walk way. It is well sign posted along the walk way, which is covered and air conditioned, there are several exit points en-route. It takes you to the KLCC convention centre. From there you walk down some steps into the basement where the aquarium is at KLCC and then follow the signs to Suria KLCC mall. All very easy and a 20mins stroll.
For those staying at areound KLCC, such as Traders or Mandarin Oriental it is just a walk across KLCC Park.