Menara Kuala Lumpur

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menara_klEven if the Petronas Towers are the highest building in Kuala Lumpur, the best view of the city will you get at Menara Kuala Lumpur, the fifth tallest telecommunication tower in the world.

Situated atop a hill. Buki Nanas, 94 meter over sea level, Menara  rises to a height of 421m (1403 ft). From the Observation Deck you have one of the best bird views of a city in the world in 360 degrees and you even get a feeling that the Petronas Towers are below you! Move up one floor you can enjoy a first class dinner at the Revolving Restaurant.

You can feel secure to enter this tallest concrete tower in the world, the construction is built with 45,000 cubic metres of sturdy concrete and the tower has a weight of more than 100,000 tonnes and was completed in 1996. Tests show that Menara can withstand wind pressures of up to 90mph.

The five tallest towers in the world are Canadian National (CN) Tower, Toronto, Canada (built in 1975) 553 metres (1,815 feet), Ostankino Tower, Moscow, Russia (1967),  537 m (1.762 ft), Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai, China (1995), 468 m (1,535 ft), Milad Tower, Tehran, Iran (2005), 435 m (1,427 ft), and Menara Kuala Lumpur, (1996),  421 m (1,403 ft)

Address: 2 Jalan Puncak