At 451.8 meters tall, the Petronas Twin Towers are the worlds tallest twin towers. Designed by César Pelli, the identical towers took six years to build. The design of the tower reflects the Islamic principles of unity, harmony, stability, and rationality, as each floor is designed to replicate simple Islamic geometric forms of an eight-pointed star made from two overlaid squares. Pelli added in a semi-circle between each point to enlarge the space. Inside, the building has been designed to reflect Malaysia’s traditional crafts of weaving and hardwood carvings. An observation deck is located on the 86th floor of each tower, offering visitors spectacular views over the city. A sky bridge connects the two towers giving visitors another opportunity to view the skyline.

Petronas Tower is at Concourse Level, Lower Ground, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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