KL Tower


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It was Sun­day, Sophea, Ted, Joanne and I went for photo shoot­ing at KL Tower. It was my first visit after so many years. It costs RM38 per per­son with­out time limit.

Too bad the sky turns dark by the time we got up there. Thus all the pic­tures look dull and low contrast.

Left: KL Tower; Right: Peak of Petronas Twin Towers.

Left: KL Tower. Right: Petronas Twin Tow­ers as seen from KL Tower.

KL Tower was built in 1983 — the year I was born com­pleted in 1996. It is the 6th tallest free­stand­ing tower in the world (2009).

Sophea listening to the mp4 player explaining the view of window 6.

Sophea lis­ten­ing to the mp4 player explain­ing the view of win­dow 6.

I searched Wikipedia and found out that tallest tow­ers are cat­e­gorised sep­a­rately from tallest build­ings. Maybe it’s because tow­ers do not accom­mo­date spaces from top to bot­tom like how build­ings do.

But in over­all, KL Tower is the 17th tallest free­stand­ing struc­ture in the world (2009).


Cityscape with Petronas Twin Towers.

Oh by the way, do you know that Petronas Twin Tow­ers were built by Japan­ese and Korean con­trac­tors? Each built 1 tower. So how do you know which one is built by Japan­ese and which one by Korean?

It’s sim­ple, look for Kinoku­niya. The one on top of Kinoku­niya is built by the Japanese.

Time Square cityscape.

Cityscape with Time Square.

We waited until 8 PM just to see the 5-minute light­ing show.

KL Tower's 5 minutes light show at 8PM.

KL Tower seen in dif­fer­ent colours dur­ing the 5-minute light­ing show.

The light­ing show can be seen every Fri­day, Sat­ur­day and Sun­day once every hour from 8 PM to 12 mid­night. Noth­ing spe­cial I would say. They should project some ani­ma­tion instead.


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CommentNo. 1

Ted25 November 200911:19 AM

Nice shot on the city land­scape :)
Gotta agree with you that the light show is nothin fab­u­lous about it. Pro­jec­tion of sponge­bob or mickey on the tower would be awesome 😉

CommentNo. 2

Kent Chan25 November 20098:07 PM

Hi! fers com­ment here. been check­ing ur blog now and then after u told me las time (very very very long time ago) haha. sorry to men­tion, but actu­ally the tower is com­pleted only in 1996. u can check over the offi­cial web­site. i remem­ber cos u noe what i study. any­way no offence. jus let­ting u know. Nice to see ur life pub­lish here. hope to meet soon.

Author’s CommentNo. 3

Den­nis25 November 200910:33 PM

Wah Kent!!! Sur­prise to see your com­ment here. Really very very very long time no see. Thanks for point­ing out the error, I got that info from Wikipedia. Drop by more often and we should catch up soon.

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