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#350 Petronas Towers - Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

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The Petronas Towers, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's (CTBUH) official definition and ranking, they were the tallest buildings in the world
from 1998 to 2004 with 452 m (1.483 ft). The buildings are a landmark of Kuala Lumpur, along with nearby Kuala Lumpur Tower.

The towers feature a double decker skybridge connecting the two towers on the 41st and 42nd floors, which is the highest 2-story bridge in the world. It's not attached to the main structure, but is instead designed to slide in and out of the towers to prevent it from breaking, as the towers sway several feet towards and away from each other during high winds. It also provides some structural support to the towers in these occasions. The bridge is 170 m (558 ft) above the ground and 58 m (190 ft) long, weighing 750 tons. The same floor is also known as the podium, since visitors going to higher levels have to change elevators here. The skybridge is open to all visitors, but tickets are limited to about 1000 people per day. Sadly for us it was already closed on that day.

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