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PETRONAS Twin Towers / Kuala Lumpur

This amazing building of 452 meters of height (88 floors and 32.000 windows) is one of the tallest in the world. The building is based on the five pillars of the Islam, which can be seen in the round shapes of the towers. The building is designed by Cesar Pelli, a famous architect. In 2004 the building won the Aga Khan price for its special architectonic building style.

 

The whole complex is over 40 hectares big, in its days it was one of the biggest building projects ever. On Discovery Channel every now and then an episode about the construction of the PETRONAS Twin Towers in broadcasted. In this program the whole project is explained in hour. On the Malaysian television this episode is broadcasted by Discovery regularly.

 

The PETRONAS Towers have become the figurehead of Malaysia. Even locals from small villages in Borneo, who mostly have never even been in the capital; all know the PETRONAS Towers from commercials on the television.

 

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Taken on July 27, 2013