Petronas Twin Towers are skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to official data, they were the tallest buildings from 1998 to 2004. Also these towers became a landmark for Kuala Lumpur and it was designed by Argentine architect César Pelli. They decided to create a postmodern building. After all calculations, its construction took almost seven years.
When we look at the details about these twin towers, we can see that it has eighty-eight stories. Its height is around 1,483 feet and its cost was almost 1.6 billion dollar. The main purpose for construction is opening commercial offices and gripping tourists’ attraction. There are three main parts in the towers and these are Suria KLCC, KLCC Park and Skybridge. Each parts have own speciality like luxury, playground etc.
There are some notable events about these towers. For example, after September 11, people were evacuated on 12 September 2011 because someone phoned for a bomb threat. Due to the fact that managers of the towers made this decision for taking precaution any possible attack. Also, there was a panic on the evening of 4 November 2005 because of fire in the cinema complex. Thankfully, there were no injury reports because the tower was largely empty. Only moviegoers and some diners were involved. When we look at the commercial part of the towers, we cannot ignore the film industry because they were featured in the blockbuster movies such as Catherine Zeta-Jones and Entrapment.
If you are interested in these towers, you can find any other additional information from the Internet. For instance, the towers have 32,000 windows and it means that washers need to spend a month to wash each tower just one time. In addition, other information, Petronas Towers took 36910 tons of steel to build. Therefore, we can say that they are heavier than three thousands elephants.