Menara Kuala Lumpur, which is located atop Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, stands tall at a breathtaking height of 421 meters seamlessly blending the tower with nature. The sixth tallest telecommunications tower in the world (Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai, China stands at 168 metres) is undoubtedly one of the preferred destinations for tourists around the world. A 110-year-old Jelutong tree (Dyera Costolata) was preserved during the construction of the tower.

Current products and services offered at Menara Kuala Lumpur include Observation Deck, D’Kayangan (Malay Wedding), Wedding In The Sky, Suntingan Kasih (Engagement Ceremony), Menara Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Group (MKLPAG), Camping Site, Team Building In The Jungle, Jungle Walk, Shopping, KL Tower Animal Zone, KL Tower Pony Ride and the following attractions listed below. Check out their website for latest updates to their products and services offered.

MENARA KUALA LUMPUR ATTRACTIONS

Observation Deck
Kuala Lumpur Skyline View @ 276m
Experience the lives of metropolitan city, breathtaking sunset and unforgettable night views at the height of 276 meters above ground level. You can do so at the comfort of our Observation Deck with an audio tour available in 16 languages. Don't forget to get a memento at their souvenir shops.

1Malaysia Cultural Village
Set in a 21,840 sq feet area of the KL Tower Terrace, the 1Malaysia Cultural Village offers visitors the rare opportunity of a walk-through Malaysia’s unique replicas of traditional 'kampung' houses in a village setting, interactive games and a front row view of Malaysia’s cultural performances depicting Malaysia’s multi ethnic, multi cultural and multi lingual society, all under one roof!

Mega View Banquet Deck
(Packages available: D’Kayangan (Malay Wedding), Wedding In The Sky, Suntingan Kasih (Engagement Ceremony), Cocktail Parties, Seminars, Press Conferences, Meetings)

Menara Kuala Lumpur offers not only a preferred choice of venues for large or small groups to organize different types of functions but they are also located 288 meters above ground level in the sky that goes with a spectacular glass view of Kuala Lumpur city skylines. There are 4 different room sizes equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for entertainment, presentation, image projection and video conferencing, especially catering for corporate guests who wish to organize seminars, press conferences or meetings privately and exclusively high up in the sky.

Dining
Indulge yourself with a sumptuous buffet spread while enjoying a breathtaking view of Kuala Lumpur city skyline at Seri Angkasa Revolving Restaurant serving Northern Indian cuisine. You can also grab a quick bite at the quaint little cafes available at Menara Kuala Lumpur. There is a culinary variety for everyone!

KL Tower Animal Zone
A wide range of rare and exotic animals can be found at the KL Tower Animal Zone, ranging from massive python, Cheeky Capuchin monkeys to the cuddly rabbits. Snap a memorable photo with the albino python or admire the beauty of colourful parrots.

KL Tower F1 Simulator
Feel the exhilarating experience of driving an F1 race car at Menara Kuala Lumpur! The F1 race car simulators are both audibly and visually captivating. Warning! You will find it hard to stop once you are in the simulator. Now, everyone can be an F1 race car driver…

Complimentary Nature Walk
For those who are inclined to be on the ground, take leisure, nature walk through Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve and experience a variety of flora and fauna in the tropical rain forest only found in Malaysia. A Licensed Forest Guide will take you on this free walk, tour times subject to weather conditions: 11am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm and 4.30pm.

Other Attractions
Tower Lighting that utilizes a first-of-its-kind in the world combination of 240 hourly flashers and 8 programmable sky tracers, enhancing not only the Tower but also the panoramic KL night skyline with vibrant colours.  Befitting its title as the "Jewel In The Sky", Menara Kuala Lumpur is also the first tower in the world to be installed with such permanent light and sound technologies.

Discover dome shape arches decorated with glass that illuminates like giant diamonds arranged according to the form of the traditional Islamic 'Muqarnas'. This design from Esfahan, Iran forms larger brusque patterns at the bottom to symbolise the seven layers of the sky. The 'Muqarnas' can be seen at the lobby entrance, lift lobby and soffit of the tower head.

You'll also find a mini theatre where visitors can watch video presentation on the construction of Menara Kuala Lumpur.

For those seeking Adventure and adrenalin-rush activities, Menara Kuala Lumpur is known as the World Basejump Centre. The Tower has hosted the longest-running urban BASE (Building, Antenna, Span, Earth) event since 1999 and it is now the largest event of its kind in the world. Another signature event of the tower, KL Tower Forest Towerthon, in which every year race starts from the main entrance up through the challenging staircases to the finishing line at a height of 288 meters.

Menara Kuala Lumpur was completed in May 1996 and was open to the public on 23 July 1996. It was officially launched 1st October 1996, by Y.A. Bhg Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, former Prime Minister of Malaysia. Located atop Bukit Nanas, Menara Kuala Lumpur was built, blending the tower seamlessly with nature. Bukit Nanas is one of the oldest permanent forest reserves in Malaysia. It was gazetted in 1906 and was formerly known as Bucket Weld Forest Reserve. Covering an area of approximately 9.37 hectares, Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve is the only remaining virgin tropical rainforest in the heart of the city of Kuala Lumpur. Serving as the green lung of the city, Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve is also home to an abundant of flora and fauna of the Malaysian tropical rainforest. In fact, Menara Kuala Lumpur is the only tower in the world located within a forest!

Apart from the D’Kayangan Malay Wedding Package, Menara Kuala Lumpur had introduced the Wedding Made In The Sky back in 2007, which has since been garnering good response from Chinese and Indian couples.

Information correct as of May 2011.

 


Admission

All Park Entrance: Observation Deck, MP5, Forest In The City, F1 Simulator, Pony Ride, KL Tower Animal Zone, 1Malaysia Cultural Village: Adult RM55 / Child RM45.

Basic Package: Observation Deck, MP5, Forest In The City, F1 Simulator OR Pony Ride OR KL Tower Animal Zone: Adult RM45 / Child RM30.

There are also other Ticket Prices and other Packages, visit their website for more current information. Just scroll down a little and you will find the Published Price correct as of 1 May 2011.

Open

9.00am - 10.00pm daily.

Address

Menara Kuala Lumpur Sdn. Bhd. (188533-A)
No. 2, Jalan Punchak, Off Jalan P. Ramlee,
50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Tel: 603-2020 5448 / 5444
Fax: 603-2034 2609

Website: www.menarakl.com.my
Email:

Transportation

Alight at Raja Chulan Monorail Station and take a short walk to the entrance of Menara Kuala Lumpur. At the entrance, there is a Free Shuttle Service up to the tower base or you can walk up to the base.

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