Menara KL is the prestigious Kuala Lumpur landmarks, the popular culture and nature adventure.
Menara KL - Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia Office Kuala Lumpur
Menara Kuala Lumpur situated within Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, one of the oldest forest reserves in the country and the only tower in the world located within a forest! It stood at about 94m above sea level it is on higher ground than the Twin Towers of Kuala Lumpur. To get to this popular Kuala Lumpur attractions spot tourist can take the public transportation such as the LRT or Monorail.
The tower is the seventh tallest telecommunication tower in the world and the tallest in Southeast Asia. Standing at 421m and located in the heart KL shopping area of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. The tower is a transmission station for telecommunications networks, radio and television. A list of the world's 50 tallest towers can be found here.
It was constructed over a period of four years and completed in May 1996. It is designed to withstand wind pressures of up to 90mph. The tower was constructed as a telecommunications tower to upgrade the quality of telecommunications and the clarity of broadcast transmissions. Undoubtedly, the prestigious tower marks the start of a milestone in the telecommunications arena in Malaysia.
The concrete towers standing at 421m and built with 45,000 cubic metres of sturdy concrete. Designed with vertical ribs on the external surface, the Tower weighs 100,000 tonnes and was built on no-piling, freestanding land. Menara Kuala Lumpur magnificently stands as the tallest tower in Southeast Asia and a member of the prestigious World Federation of Great Towers.
Amidst the city centre the Menara Kuala Lumpur at 515m above sea level. Majestically floated at a breathtaking height of 421 metres, the Tower doubles as Kuala Lumpur's best known ambassador.
The various services and facilities offered by Menara Kuala Lumpur Tower that you can expect unforgettable Malaysian experience such as breathtaking views of Kuala Lumpur skyline at 276m above ground at the comfort of Observation Deck, the revolving restaurant, a unique blend of Cultural, Adventure and Nature experience not found anywhere else in the world, exciting cultural events such as and daily dose of traditional dances performed by talented in-house cultural troupe.
As the World Basejump Centre, it has hosted the longest-running urban BASE (Building, Antenna, Span, Earth) event since 1999 and it is now the largest event of its kind in the world. As such Menara KL is the popular Kuala Lumpur sightseeing and one of the attractions in Kuala Lumpur you must not missed. More about Kuala Lumpur Tower such as events, attractions, and ticket tourist can find out from MenaraKL website.