Petronas Towers


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twin skyscrapers built in Kuala Lumpur in 1997

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Another late-night treat was a trip up the 452m Petronas Towers, which loom 88 floors above ground level and were once the highest buildings in the world.
The spires on One World Trade Center and the Petronas Towers are vanity height.
Baumgartner has completed numerous spectacular BASE jumps from iconic locations such as the Christ statue in Rio, the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur and the towering Taipei 101 skyscraper.
2 Petronas Towers The world's tallest twin towers manage to pull off the trick of being superb pieces of architecture rather than just attaining height for height's sake.
I have been doing it for 18-19 years now climbing over 120 buildings around the world including Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the tallest man-made structure in the world, Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur and Chicago's Willis Tower, the tallest building in the United States.
Lights at Malaysia's Petronas Towers before, top, and after, bottom, being turned off to mark Earth Hour
Robert, 48, has scaled more than 70 skyscrapers, including New York's Empire State Building and Chicago's Willis Tower in the United States, and the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Rory booked a VIP room to woo Holly at the lavish Seri Angkasa restaurant in Kuala Lumpur, which is perched on the top floor of the Petronas Towers.
The 48-year-old says he has climbed more than 70 skyscrapers around the world, including the Empire State Building and the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur.
In Malaysia they visited the 'Putrajaya'- the Malaysian federal administrative centre, the world famous mosque, the world's largest covered bird park and the Genting Highlands, a theme park and the Petronas Towers.
Peter and Darren Chaffe with a Ronaldo lookalike on holiday in Turkey Jimmy and Mary Dukes with Tamara at the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur Stephanie Lewis in the Sky Pod at the top of the CN Tower
Just the way you can't go to Mumbai and not see the Gateway of India, you can't go to KL and not see the Petronas Towers.
Designed to resemble a traditional Asian pagoda, Jin Mao was at the time the third-tallest building in Asia, after Taipei 101 in neighbouring Taiwan (509 metres, also in pagoda style) and the Petronas Towers double-corncob in Kuala Lumpur (452 metres--a building I have only ever seen from an airplane on my way to Australia).
The company's products have been used in some of the most prestigious landmarks around the world, such as Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Sears tower, Petronas Towers Malaysia, Water Cubes - Beijing Olympics, Riyadh TV Tower, and international airports in Jeddah, Riyadh, Dubai, Doha, Bahrain, Singapore, and the United States.
Later on, the gods of vanity shifted to the Far East, where Malaysia's Petronas Towers and more recently Taiwan's Taipei 101 vied to be the world's tallest.