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Menara Kuala Lumpur (KL Tower)

Amidst the city of Kuala Lumpur stands the Menara Kuala Lumpur at 515m above sea level.
Majestically poised at a breathtaking height of 421 metres and situated at 94m above sea level,
it is on higher ground than the Twin Towers of Kuala Lumpur.

Menara Kuala Lumpur is one of the tallest concrete towers in the world, standing at 421m and
built with 45,000 cubic metres of sturdy concrete. Designed with vertical ribs on the external surface,
the Tower weighs 100,000 tonnes and was built on no-piling, freestanding land.

This tallest tower in Southeast Asia was constructed over a period of four years and completed in
May 1996. It is designed to withstand wind pressures of up to 90mph.

LINKS:

Kuala Lumpur TOWER - official web-site

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