After the agreements were made to build the twin towers, in January 1992, the architect of the Argentinian style “Cesar Poli”, they simulated the current design of the Petronas Twin Towers and after the Malaysian government accepted the design, drilling began in March 1993 to a depth of 30 meters, and right after the drilling, a stage of it as the highest and longest concrete process. Rezi is mentioned in the history of Malaysia, it started so that 13200 cubic meters of concrete was poured into a 30-meter pit for each tower in a period of 54 hours, the number of metal columns for the construction of each tower was 104 columns and these were the same as at the time of the earthquake. , have the least vibration, and in June 1998, the construction of the Petronas Twin Towers will be completed, and it should be noted that the connection between the two towers is on the 41st and 42nd floors, which is a bridge, and the technology used in its construction It increases the resistance of the tower against the wind and the whirlwind that blows at a very high speed, and if it wasn’t for this bridge, there was a possibility of the two towers collapsing in bad weather conditions.
Introducing the twin towers of Malaysia
The twin towers, which are the most important symbol of Malaysia, and in fact today Malaysia is known as the Petronas Twin Towers, are considered one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world. They are located in Kuala Lumpur and their height is about 452 meters. Which of these towers has 88 floors and the total number of active elevators in the two towers is 78, these two towers are completely similar and one of the attractions of these towers is the complexity of the building, the bridge that connects the 41st and 42nd floors of the two towers. connects to each other, has a length of about 56 meters and a height of about 175 meters from the ground level, and considering the complexity and wonder of the structure of the Petronas Twin Towers, it can be said that the world of skyscrapers is changing and evolving. It goes in the other direction and can also indicate the progress of the Malaysian economy.
Interiors of the Petronas Twin Towers
The sports halls and conference halls of this tower are inspired by the Islamic tradition and are built in a special way that the combination of tradition and modernity in the construction of the twin towers is very interesting. The inside of the tower will attract your attention.
Interesting facts about the twin towers
The construction of these towers took 5 years, while it was planned for 8 years, but at the request of the Malaysian government, the construction process was accelerated and it was completed 3 years ahead of schedule. In the design of these towers, Islamic geometric forms and The square forms and the 8-pointed star are used to indicate points such as unity, harmony and stability. It should be noted that the land where the Petronas Towers were built was the venue for horse racing in the past.
Since there was little time available to construct the buildings, to speed up the construction process, two competing construction consortia were employed to build each tower, one Japanese and one Korean, as well as contractors from Samsung, C&T and “Kukdong Engineering & Construction” have cooperated in the construction of these towers, and according to the project schedule, the construction time for each floor of the tower was 4 days; It should be noted that the start of the construction of the first tower was a month earlier than the construction of the second tower, but the second tower, which was in the hands of Korean builders, was ready earlier, of course, the first tower, which was in the hands of Japanese builders, was completed only with a difference of a few hours from the second tower. The result is that the Japanese are always accurate, but the work of the Koreans is better and more accurate in the case of these towers, and the tower that the Koreans built is completely straight, but the Japanese tower has an error of 2.54 cm.
The design of these towers is such that in case of fire in any of them, people can escape and go to the second tower. It is interesting to know that the twin towers have 32,000 windows with protective layers of ultraviolet rays and are clean. It takes 2 months to make them, and in 1997, the French spider-man whose name is “Robert Aileen”was, he climbed the twin towers of Kuala Lumpur but was stopped by the police on the 60th floor of the tower, also in 2007 another person wanted to go to the top of the tower and was stopped by the police again and the construction of the tower was completed in 2007 but its opening It was held on August 28, 1999, and this day is known as the National Day of Malaysia. The main residents of these twin towers are the National Petroleum Company, Bloomberg, IBM, McKinsey, TCS, Microsoft and several other companies. and that there are 10 double elevators installed in each tower, each of which has the capacity to move 26 people in each direction and their speed is 6.1 meters per second, and at the bottom of the tower, one of the best shopping centers in Malaysia It is called “Suria”, it is located and the price of goods is very high.It is 1 meter and at the bottom of the tower, one of the best shopping malls in Malaysia called “Suria” is located, and the prices of goods there are very high.It is 1 meter and at the bottom of the tower, one of the best shopping malls in Malaysia called “Suria” is located, and the prices of goods there are very high.
The attractions of the twin towers of Kuala Lumpur
On the lower floor of the Kuala Lumpur Twin Towers, there is a very large aquarium, which is in the form of a tube, and a variety of fishes swim in it, and it is built in such a way that it is very close to you, and also large companies such as Sony and other famous brands from the centers. The Kuala Lumpur Tower is a sight to behold, one of the attractions of these towers for book lovers is that these towers are full of large book stores and also have a multi-dimensional cinema which is very interesting, this tower which was once the tallest structure It was and is now the tallest tower in the world
Surya, which is the largest shopping center in Kuala Lumpur, is located near this tower and has 6 floors, whose goods are very luxurious and expensive. Also, on the north side of the twin towers, there is a 17-hectare park that is suitable for walking. The lighting of this park is famous and it has been a great help in the popularity of the towers, for people who travel to Malaysia during the Iranian New Year, it is good to know that during Nowruz, fireworks are held in the twin towers.
A good plan to visit all the towers in one day
If you want to visit the sights of the Twin Towers in one day; First of all, you should go there in the opening hours of this tower, in this case you will not be delayed in the line to buy tickets, first visit the mall on the first floor, on this floor you can use the restaurant for lunch. One thing you should keep in mind is that if you go to see the twin towers, you must visit the bridge connecting the two towers because this is one of the attractions of traveling to Malaysia.
Note: You must stop on each floor according to the designated time, otherwise you will be dealt with seriously, and also remember that you cannot return the ticket you bought, and children who are under 12 years old must be accompanied by Enter together.
Visiting hours of Petronas Twin Towers
You can visit the Petronas Twin Towers from Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. The tower is closed all day on Mondays and Fridays between 1:30 AM and 2:30 PM. More importantly, you can get the ticket to visit the tower from the ticket offices of Petronas Twin Towers, which are open from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm, and since there are many tourists during the tourist season in Malaysia, it is better in the morning. Go early to buy tickets, if you have Mastercard or international payment cards, you can also buy this ticket online.
Note 1: Each group can visit the towers between 45 minutes and one hour, do not bring food or drink into the tower and smoking is prohibited in all parts of the tower.
Note 2: You cannot bring large backpacks, large shopping bags, or luggage into the tower, and you must give them to the safe room at the entrance of the tower, and with the bill you receive, after the visit and when leaving, your belongings. take delivery
Ways to access the twin towers of Paternas
Since the public transportation of Kuala Lumpur city is good, the most convenient and cheapest way to get to the Petronas Twin Towers is by subway, you have to go to the “KLCC” station, of course, you can also use a taxi, which has a higher cost, but the method It is fast and good.