Tuesday, August 18, 2009
interesting facts about petronas towers ( Malaysia )
1.There will be a skybridge connecting two towers which is 170 metres above the ground.
2.The length of the bridge is 58.4 metres longs and its weight is 750 tons..
3.Entrance is free and closed on monday...
4.only limited tickets are given per day , means nearly 800 tickets.
5.Only 10 minutes visit is allowed
6.This tower has 32,000 windows
7.cost of the building is $ 1.2 billion
8.islamic architectured deometric principles are used to construct to symbolize strength and grace.
9.buildings are 'only' 378m tall without pinnacle
10. 100 acres are used by KLCC development for the towers
11.20-hectare KLCC Park, 6,000 capacity Surau, District Cooling Centres to provide air conditioning,
12.The whole complex was built on a former horse-racing track;
13.93,000 square feet shopping centre
14.also contains art gallery, an 840-seat concert hall, and an underground parking lot;the main occupant of the buildings is Petronas, the national oil-company;
15.completed in 1998, opened on 28th august 1999.