The Petronas Twin Towers

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雙峰塔英語Petronas Twin Towers,Kuala Lumpur City Centre,KLCC)別稱佩重納斯大廈
美國建築設計師西薩·佩里Cesar Pelli)所設計的大樓表面大量使用了不銹鋼玻璃等材質,

擁有452米(1483 英尺)的尖頂的雙峰塔──直至被臺北101超越。



he Petronas Towers (Malay: Menara Petronas, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers 
or Menara Berkembar Petronas in Malay) are skyscrapers and twin towers in Kuala LumpurMalaysia
According to the CTBUH's official definition and ranking, they were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004
 until surpassed by Taipei 101, but remain the tallest twin buildings in the world ever built, surpassing 
the World Trade Center. The building is the landmark of Kuala Lumpur with nearby Kuala Lumpur Tower.

The Petronas Towers were the tallest buildings in the world for six years, until Taipei 101 was completed in 2004.
The height of the towers is measured to the top of their structural components such as spires, but do not include
antennas. Spires are considered actual integral parts of the architectural design of buildings, to which changes
would substantially change the appearance and design of the building, whereas antennas may be added or
removed without such consequences. The Petronas Towers still remain the tallest twin buildings in the world.

Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) and the World Trade Center towers were each constructed with 110 
occupied floors – 22 more than the 88 floors of the Petronas Towers. Willis Tower’s tallest antenna is 75.41 m
(247.4 ft) taller than those of the Petronas Towers, however, in accordance with CTBUH regulations and
guidelines, the antennas of Willis Tower were not counted as part of its architectural features.
The spires on the Petronas Towers are included in the height since they are not antenna masts. 
Therefore, the Petronas Towers exceed the official height of Willis Tower by 10 m (33 ft) even though the
roof of Petronas Towers (378.6 m) is 63.4 m (208 ft) lower than the roof of Willis Tower (442 m).

(Information from Wikipedia)

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The Petronas Twin Towers

Happy CNY 2012

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祝大家新年快樂, 身禮健康!

心想事成, 萬事如意!

I wish you all a happy Chinese New Year!

All wishes come true and good luck!

恭喜發財!Kung Hei Fat Choi!

KLCC (Kuala Lumpur City Centre)

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KL besides have LRT and Monorail, you can also take the Hop-on Hop-off bus,

I had a city tour on the double decker bus for two days,

but on the weekend is very busy and take around 3 hours for the all route...

Here are some pictures I took all around KL and the KLCC!

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KL Monorail

X'mas in KL 2011

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Hi all! I just came back from KL, I had a great X'mas holidays there!

This is the second time I visit to KL, last time was three years ago.

I already visit some famous attractions like KL Tower, Masjid Negara National Mosque,

Old KL Train Station, India Town, Genting, Times Square, Thean Hou Temple, etc.

This in my album in 2008:

So this trip I can visit all places I missed last time and I had a day trip to Melaka.

Melaka is very beautiful, have many different old buildings, I'm sure will visit there again!

I want to share some X'mas photos taken in Times Square, Petronas Towers and Pavilion on this post,

I hope you all have a marvelous 2012 and happy new year!

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X'mas tree in the hotel lobby

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