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.
Completion of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur in 1998, however, put an end to the golden age of U.
1 position when the 1,483-foot twin Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, opened in 1998.
The tour ended with the guide producing a diagram of the world's tallest buildings, accompanied by the fact that a financial crisis occurred in the midst of the building of each - the Great Depression of the 1930s was underway as the Empire State Building finished, and similar financial crises accompanied the completion of Chicago's Sears Tower, Kuala Lumpur's Petronas Towers and, of course, Dubai's Burj Khalifa.
Another project approved is the Mini World Park, which will house mini replicas of monuments from around the world such as USA's Empire State Building, the Roman Colosseum, the Acropolis of Athens and Malaysia's PETRONAS Towers among others.
The Austrian has made a career of risky jumps including skydiving across the English Channel and parachuting off the Petronas Towers in Malaysia.
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
CHICAGO -- At the start of the 21st century, just 11 years ago, the Petronas Towers in Malaysia held the title of "The World's Tallest" at 452 meters (1,483 feet) in height.
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.