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The Star Hill The Most Happening Place In Town
Around the KLCC Park are the premises that make up the KLCC development precinct, most notable of which are the Petronas Twin Towers, the world’s third tallest building. At the base of the Petronas Twin Towers lies another notable facility, Suria KLCC, a 6-floor, 1.5 million square feet shopping complex. Suria KLCC was officially opened on August 31, Malaysia’s Independence Day on 1999. Besides being a popular shopping haven for locals and visitors, it also serves as one of Kuala Lumpur’s most popular tourist destinations.
Other than boasting a great number of anchor tenants, Suria KLCC hosts a great number of luxury shops catered to the high-end crowd, such as Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co. A significant amount of space in the mall is dedicated to restaurants, cafes and food courts, allowing Suria KLCC to offer a wide variety of food to choose from. Suria KLCC is also notable for hosting the only Malaysian branch of the Japanese bookstore Kinokuniya, one of the few good sources of Japanese books around.
What makes KLCC special is that it’s not simply just a mall, it hosts a number of unique attractions that can be difficult to find anywhere else.
One of the most successful ares of KLCC is the Dewan Filharmonik, home to the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, KLCC one of the most popular destinations for music lovers nationwide. Other than that, Aquaria KLCC is a visitable underwater park that houses over 250 species of marine animals.
The art gallery of Malaysia’s national oil gallery, Galeri Petronas is also located in KLCC and often organizes intriguing art shows and exhibitions. KLCC is also one of the most eventful places around with the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, one of the biggest exhibition and event halls in the country.