worlds 9th and 10th tallest buildings Petronas Towers

Posted on at


  • A steel skybridge connects the towers 170m (558 feet) above the ground at the 41st and 42nd floors. The bridge is open to the public.

  • Though they still hold the World's Tallest Twin Towers title, the much sought after World's Tallest title was taken byTaipei 101 at the official rooftop topping-out ceremony held on July 1, 2003.

  • These were featured in the Hollywood blockbuster film "Entrapment" from 1999, starring Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

  • The foundation under each tower is a 4.5 meter thick, 32,500 tonne raft containing 13,200 m³ of grade 60 concrete, supported by 104 barrette piles driven into the soft rock.

About the author


ACCA in progress

Subscribe 0