Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Icon Of Malaysian Prosperity - Petronas Twin Towers

Petronas Twin Towers, once the tallest building in the world and still continues to be one of the tallest twin towers of the world, is located in heart of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The famous Malaysian tower amazes millions of it's admirer each year and gifts them a beautiful view of city and of herself, especially at night :)

Petrons Twin Towers, one of the most famous skyscrapers in the world, are definitely worth visiting. Its easily one of the best things to do in kuala lumpur however if you wish to visit twin towers observation deck kindly make sure you book your tickets in advance.

Note if you are in 'kuala lumpur in a day' kind of mode, it might be difficult for you to go some where else than twin towers! 

Malaysian Petronas Towers

Petronas Towers ticket is available online or just visit to the building to the book the ticket as well. We booked the tickets a day before so that we definitely get to go:) The day we went on Petronas Towers bridge the Kuala Lumpur climate was good and considering the height of Petronas Towers, we got a wonderful view of the city.

Once your Petronas Towers tour begins you will be shown a short video. Then you will be taken to the bridge connecting both towers, also known as Petronas Twin Towers Skybridge, which is located on 41st floor.

You will get around 15 mins to walk around and take pictures. Then you will be taken up to the observation level located on the 86th floor where you will be given 20 mins to wonder around and have an amazing view of Kuala LumpurKeep in mind, the tour is closed on Monday. 

Petronas Twin Towers Pictures

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Where Is Petronas Twin Towers?

Finding the Petronas Twin Towers address it quite easy, as it's all over the Kuala Lumpur :) but to arrive there you got following four options:
  • Take a taxi to KLCC.
  • Take monorail to the Bukit Nanas station and then a 5 mins walk to KLCC.
  • Take LRT rail to the KLCC station.
  • If you are on-board hop on hop off bus service, it got a stop right in front of petronas towers.
  • If you are in Bukit Bintang area or near by, from the Pavillion mall you can take a pedestrian bridge all the way to the KLCC 
So don't forget to add some more wow factor to your majestic Malaysia trip by visiting Twin Towers Petronas!

Happy travelling...

Sunday, 9 March 2014

Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Commander of Gods - Kartikeya

Batu Caves temple is Lord Kartikeya otherwise known as Lord Murugan's temple. 

It is one of the most famous Hindu shrine outside India and the heart of Thaipusam festival in Malaysia. The temple is situated around 13KM from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and it's listed very high on interesting places around kuala lumpur.

Batu Caves

Batu caves is basically a limestone hill with a huge temple compound. It can be visited for any of the following reason:
  • Ramayana Cave : Various painting of Hindu gods, mainly from Ramayana. 
  • Batu Caves Statue: Around 140 Feet long statue of Lord Murugan. 
  • Tradition Indian dance performances.
  • To be part of Thaipusam festival celebration.
  • Rock climbing.
  • Just to climb 272 steps :)

Batu Caves Pictures
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How To Get To Batu Caves

Getting to Batu Caves is very convenient. You have mainly three option from Kuala Lumpur to Batu Caves:
  • Most convenient, get a taxi at your doorstep.
  • Catch a train to Batu Caves KTM station from KL Central also known little India.
  • Take a U6 local bus from Chow Kit to Batu Caves.
Batu Caves Opening Hours: 6 AM to 9 PM.

So what are you waiting for? :)

Happy travelling...