KL Tower

KL Tower is a communication tower located in Bukit Nanas Kuala Lumpur. Besides Petronas Twin Tower, KL Tower is another Malaysia’s most recognizable and popular tower.It was opened to public on 23 July 1996. It is also a member of the World Federation of Great Towers and the 7th tallest freestanding tower in the world.

Equipped with an antenna that increases its height to 421 metres, The tower is intended for television and radio broadcasting. It broadcasts free-to-air terrestrial television stations that use the tower’s antenna.

The tower was constructed and designed to look like a spinning top. The architectural-style reflects the Islamic heritage with Arabic scripts, Islamic tiles, and archetypal Islamic floral and abstract patterns.

The structure is divided into five basic sections which are the foundation base, The touristic building, the main lobby, the tower shaft and the tower head.

The foundation base houses three basement floors for safety purposes, storage and maintenance work. The touristic building bears the administration office, souvenir shops and the 146 metres long pedestrian mall with cascading pools.The main lobby of the upper ground floor is decorated with exquisite glass-clad domes that sparkle like giant diamonds.

The tower shaft comprises 22 levels with four elevators and flights of stairs with a total of 2,058 steps. The tower head holds viewing deck which offers the highest point for visitors to see the city view. It also has a revolving restaurant that offers the diners with a panoramic view of the city.

KL tower is accessible by public transportation. The nearest LRT station is Dang Wangi and monorail station is Raja Chulan. However, it is easier to take the purple bus that stops at KL 19 The Weld,Jalan Raja Chulan.

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Image by: Andrew Lawson

Opening Hours

Daily: 9.00 a.m -10.00 p.m


Without MyKad: RM49.00
With MyKad: RM 30.00

Without MyKad: RM29.00
With MyKad: RM 20.00


2, Jalan Puncak, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Hear From Others

I love to see big cities from above – the higher and taller, the better! So the KL Tower was a mandatory visit for me and it was definitely worthwhile! I’m pretty sure it’s also interesting at daytime.


So if you are around KL and would like to treat yourself to a fine meal, consider Atmosphere 360. The price is quite steep but the experience, I dare say, is worth it. But even if you don’t intend to dine, consider visiting the KL Tower to get excellent views of the city.

P.A. Cybulskie

The KL Tower has become the symbol of KL, and you can spot it from all over the city as it is impressively 421 m tall. From the top, you will have the best view of the KL skyline!


Nearby Attractions

Bukit Nanas KL Forest Eco Park

The park is one of the oldest permanent forest reserves in Malaysia. This rain forest has several nature trails & a forest canopy walkways.

Petronas Twin Towers

Petronas Twin Tower is the highest twin tower in the world. It is also a prominent landmark of the Kuala Lumpur city.

Bukit Bintang

Bukit Bintang is the trendiest shopping district in Kuala Lumpur. It offers the most happening shopping malls, great restaurants and nightlife entertainment for the visitors.