SURIA KLCC

Suria KLCC
SuriaKLCC.JPG
Always Something New
Location KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Opening date August 31, 1999
Developer KLCC Property Holdings Berhad
Management Suria KLCC Sdn. Bhd.
Owner KLCCP Holdings Berhad 60%, ING Real Estate 40%
Total retail floor area 1,500,000 square feet (139,000 m2)
No. of floors 6

 

The Petronas Twin Towers at night

Suria KLCC is a 1.5 million sq. feet (140,000 m²) shopping complex located at the base of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur City Centre. It is located on 6 floors, with anchor tenants Isetan, Parkson Grand, Tanjong Golden Village, Signatures Level 2 Food Court and Marks and Spencer. Suria is the native Malaysian word for Sunshine. It was opened on August 31, 1999.

It houses mostly luxury and fashionable shops, as well as cafes, restaurants, a 12 screen cinema, a concert hall, an art gallery, and a Science Discovery Centre, over 6 floors. It is almost directly underneath the Petronas Twin Towers, the 3rd tallest buildings in the world (and the tallest twin towers). It is one of Malaysia’s most popular tourist destinations.

Contents

  • 1 Accessibility
  • 2 Tenants of Suria KLCC
    • 2.1 Petrosains Discovery Centre
    • 2.2 Louis Vuitton
    • 2.3 Dewan Filharmonik Petronas
    • 2.4 Galeri Petronas
    • 2.5 Isetan
    • 2.6 Kinokuniya
    • 2.7 Tiffany & Co.

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Accessibility

Suria KLCC is accessible by a direct train link from KL Sentral via Kelana Jaya Line (KLCC LRT Station)and the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. It is accessed by 3 major roads – Jalan Ampang, Jalan P. Ramlee, and Jalan Kia Peng. It also has a dedicated taxi rank, bus stop, and copious parking space.

Suria KLCC 3.jpg

 


Tenants of Suria KLCC

Petrosains Discovery Centre

The Petrosains Centre is located on the 4th floor of Suria KLCC.

Louis Vuitton

On July 2007, Louis Vuitton opens its second store at Suria KLCC. The second store is the first opened in 10 years and it features a distinctive interior design and architecture. The new store sells ladies’ shoes, bags, sunglasses and watches.

Dewan Filharmonik Petronas

Dewan Filharmonik is a concert hall in Suria KLCC. It is the home of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra. The ceiling of the hall is of acoustically transparent material. On top of this visible ceiling exists an adjustable ceiling which is acoustically reflective. This means the hall itself can be “tuned” prior to a performance, making it the biggest instrument in any orchestra holding a concert within it. The second largest instrument in the hall is a Klais pipe organ which features 4,740 pipes.

Galeri Petronas

An art gallery established in 1993 by Petronas, Malaysia’s national oil company, to support the development of arts in the country.

[edit] Isetan

The Japanese department store company Isetan has a branch in Suria KLCC. It is one of the anchor tenants of Suria KLCC, taking up a vertical space of five floors equal to the height of Suria. The department store is frequented by Japanese, Korean, Singaporean tourists as well as local shoppers for the assorted types of goods and brands. Luxury goods and designer wear labels such as Dior, Celine, DKNY, Calvin Klein and Polo Ralph Lauren has a store-in-store within Isetan.

Kinokuniya

The Japanese bookstore Kinokuniya has a large branch in Suria KLCC. It occupies two floors and faces the pool outside Suria KLCC. It incorporates the usual functions of a book store and also features a cafe.

Tiffany & Co.

The KLCC store is one of the locations in Malaysia opened by American jeweler Tiffany and Co, the other store is in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. The boutique houses current jewelry collections designed by Jean Schlumberger and Elsa Pereti as well as watches and exclusive crockery set made of fine bone china.

 

Inside panorama of Suria KLCC

Aquaria KLCC

The Aquaria KLCC is an underwater park located beneath Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre within Kuala Lumpur City Centre development precinct.

Features

Featuring 60,000 sq ft (6,000 m²) in two levels with a 90-metre long underwater tunnel, Aquaria KLCC houses over 250 different species and over 20,000 land and aquatic animals from Malaysia and around the world. Interative information kiosks on fishes and turtle conservation. Themed retail area of around 5,000 sq ft (500 m²)

Gallery


Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is the premier convention and exhibition centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.This purpose-built convention & exhibition centre is a component part of the Kuala Lumpur City Centre precinct, fondly known as KLCC. Designed to be a “city within a city” this 40 hectare (100 acre) site includes the 50 acre KLCC Park and PETRONAS Twin Towers.

Hosting conferences, exhibitions, seminars, meetings and entertainment, the Centre is placed alongside public transportation and hotels.

The Centre achieved HACCP certification in December 2006 and in February 2007 became the first convention centre in Asia to achieve ‘Benchmarked’ status by Green Globe, the global Benchmarking, Certification and improvement system for sustainable travel & tourism.[citation needed]

Aquaria KLCC, a 60,000 square feet (5,600 m2) underwater park is located beneath the convention center.

Contents

  • 1 Major events at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
  • 2 Awards
  • 3 Gallery

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Major events at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

  • XVIII FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO)(8,294 delegates)
  • 12th APLAR Congress Of Rheumatology 2006 (2,026 delegates)
  • 6th Asian & Oceanian Epilepsy Congress 2006(1,000 delegates)
  • The 11th ASEAN Summit 2005
  • Pikom PC Fair (Held 3 times a year)
  • 3rd International Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC) 2007 (1,600 delegates)
  • Scientific Excellence in Islamic Civilisation Exhibition 2007
  • 39th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting 2007
  • 16th World Congress on Information Technology 2008
  • 13th International Congress of Infectious Diseases 2008
  • My Fair Lady the Musical 2007
  • Chicago the Musical 2007
  • Beauty and the Beast the Musical 2008

Upcoming International Conferences

  • 6th World Chambers Congress (3 – 5 June 2009, 1,000 delegates)
  • Stem Cells and Immunity Conference (1 – 3 October 2009, 700 delegates)
  • Asia Pacific Digestive Week (19 – 22 September 2010, 1,500 delegates)
  • 10th International Conference on Low Vision (VISION 2011) (21 – 24 February 2011, 3,000 delegates)
  • 18th Asian Pacific Congress of Cardiology (7 – 10 April 2011, 2,000 delegates)

Awards

  • “Best Convention Centre in Asia” by CEI Industry Award 2009
  • “Best MICE Sales Team (Joint third)” by CEI Industry Award 2009
  • “Best Exhibition and Convention Centre in Asia” by TravelWeekly (Asia) Industry Awards 2007
  • “Best Exhibition and Convention Centre in Asia” by TravelWeekly (Asia) Industry Awards 2008
  • The BrandLaureate Awards 2007-2008 for Brand Excellence in Product Branding – Convention Centre[citation needed]

Gallery

As Syakirin Mosque

 

The As Syakirin Mosque is located on the northern tip of KLCC Park.

The As Syakirin Mosque (Malay: Masjid As Syakirin) is a mosque located in the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC). The mosque is situated near the Suria KLCC shopping centre and the Petronas Twin Towers, the tallest twin towers in the world.

KLCC Park

KLCC Park

View of the park from Traders Hotel

Type public park
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Size 20 hectares
Opened 1997
Operated by KLCC Properties
Status Open all year

KLCC Park is a public park located in the vicinity of KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The park has been designed to provide greenery to Petronas Twin Towers and areas surrounding it.

Contents

  • 1 Design
  • 2 Park Features
    • 2.1 Lake Symphony
    • 2.2 Jogging Track and Foot path
    • 2.3 Ornamental Water Features
    • 2.4 Children Playground
  • 3 Gallery

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Design

The park is designed by the late Roberto Burle Marx. It is said that it is a last work done by the Brazilian architect.[1]. It is said when he design the park, he has only one desire which is to “leave the world a little more sensitive and a little more educated to the importance of nature”.[2]

The park was designed to showcase a heritage of tropical greenery by integrating man’s creation with nature. The park itself contrasts as a calm environment in midst of hustle and bustle of the major city. The park features many combination of man-made design such as cements, water features and also natural features such as trees, shrubs, stones and wood. Elements of shape and topography was created to give an illusion of space. Combination of trees, shrubs and sculptures were arrange to impose color and form in the park.[1]

Conservation and bio-diversity was given a thought in the creation of the park. 23 of the mature and rarer specimens was saved from the old Selangor Turf Club and transplanted on the park grounds. 1900 indigenous trees and 66 species of palms were planted at the park to promote bio-diversity. The trees was deliberlity selected to attract local and migratory birds.[1]

A man made lake was built in the middle of the park, right in front of Suria KLCC mall and Petronas Twin Towers towards the middle of the park. A 43 meter elevated bridge that cut across the lake provide a vantage view of the park and the twin towers.

Park Features

Lake Symphony

Lake Symphony is a 10,000 square meters man made lake with a programmable water feature fountains. The main fountain can shoot up waters up to 42 meters. The water features are shown everyday at noon and evenings. [1]

Jogging Track and Foot path

A 1.3 km. long jogging track is laid with EPDM, a special rubberized material for comfort and safety. Rest areas are provided along interconnecting footpaths and numbered on the local map.

Ornamental Water Features

Various waterfalls, fountains, cascade and reflecting pools scattered around the park.

Children Playground

A children playground with a public children pool is located on the west side of the park.

Gallery

KLCC LRT station

KLCC
Kelana Jaya Line rapid transit station
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The KLCC Station is an underground station with platform screen doors installed.
Station statistics
Address Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Lines Kelana Jaya Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking None
Bicycle facilities None
Other information
Owned by Syarikat Prasarana Negara (2002 to present); operated by RapidKL.

KLCC LRT station is an underground rapid transit station served by the Kelana Jaya Line.

It is located in the basement of Avenue K, a shopping mall along Jalan Ampang. A pedestrian subway links the station to Suria KLCC and the rest of the KLCC development which includes the Petronas Twin Towers, Maxis Tower and the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

Located outside the station, along Jalan Ampang and Jalan P Ramlee, is the KLCC bus hub.

There is a facility for purchasing and reloading the Touch ‘n Go card in this station.

KLCC LRT station as the rapidKL bus hub

KLCC LRT station is one of the main bus hub for rapidKL buses.

  • B103 : TitiwangsaBukit Bintang KL Monorail via KLCC LRTTitiwangsa
  • B105 : KLCC LRT – Mid Valley Megamall via KL SentralKLCC LRT
  • B114 : Maluri LRTTitiwangsa via KLCC LRTMaluri
  • U21 : KLCC LRT – AU3 Jentayu via Taman Setiawangsa – KLCC LRT
  • U22 : KLCC LRT – Sri Nilam Apartment – KLCC LRT
  • U26 : KLCC LRT – Taman Bukit Indah – KLCC LRT
  • U28 : KLCC LRT – Taman Mulia Jaya via Kampung Lembah Jaya – KLCC LRT
  • U29 : KLCC LRT – Taman Mulia Jaya via Kampung Baru Ampang – KLCC LRT
  • U30 : KLCC LRT – Pandan Mewah via Sri Nilam Apartment – KLCC LRT


The rapidKL routes radiating out of KLCC LRT station with the connecting City shuttles, Trunk shuttles, Local shuttles and Express buses .
Route Origin Via Destination Connecting To
B105 KLCC Jalan Ampang – Bangunan Angkasaraya – Wisma Selangor Dredging – Malaysian Tourism Centre – Renaissance Hotel – Dang Wangi LRT – Menara AIA – Jalan Tun H.S Lee – Jalan Tun Perak – Menara Maybank – Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock – Kota Raya – Pasar Seni LRTKuala Lumpur KTM Komuter – Church Of The Holy Rosary – Jalan Tun Sambanthan – Sentral Exhibition Mall – KL SentralKL Sentral KL Monorail – Jalan Travers – Jalan Bangsar – Bangsar LRT – Lintasan Bangsar-Petaling Jaya – Mid Valley Megamall (South Court) – Menara IGB – Mid Valley KTM Komuter – Mid Valley Megamall (North Court) Mid Valley Megamall via KL Sentral B110, U66, U84, U85, U87, T631
U21 KLCC Jalan Ampang – Bangunan Angkasaraya – Wisma Selangor Dredging – Malaysian Tourism Centre – Dang Wangi LRT – Menara AIA – Jalan Munshi Abdullah – Banguanan Capital Square – Kompleks Wilayah – Jalan Dang Wangi – Dang Wangi LRT – Wisma Denmark – Renaissance Hotel – Jalan Ampang – KLCC LRT – Avenue K – Wisma Central – Menara Naluri – Nikko Hotel – Ampang Park LRT – Empire Tower – Jalan Semarak – Jalan Perumahan Gurney – Damai LRT – Kampung Dato’ Keramat – Dato’ Keramat LRTJelatek LRT – Jalan Enggang – Taman Keramat – Jalan AU 2A – Jalan AU 2/8 – Jalan Taman Setiawangsa – Jalan Bukit Setiawangsa – Jalan 14/55A – Jalan 30/56 – Jalan 27/56 – Jalan 19/56 – Bukit Setiawangsa – Jalan 15/56 – Jalan 1/56 – Jalan 10/56 – Jalan AU 3/12 – Jalan AU 3/1 – Imkeda Driving School – Jalan 3/56 AU3 Jentayu via Taman Setiawangsa U34, T309
U22 KLCC Jalan Ampang – Bangunan Angkasaraya – Wisma Selangor Dredging – Malaysian Tourism Centre – Dang Wangi LRT – Menara AIA – Jalan Munshi Abdullah – Banguanan Capital Square – Kompleks Wilayah – Jalan Dang Wangi – Dang Wangi LRT – Wisma Denmark – Renaissance Hotel – Jalan Ampang – KLCC LRT – Avenue K – Wisma Central – Menara Naluri – Nikko Hotel – Ampang Park LRT – Proton Edar – The Amp Walk – Sucasa Hotel – Menara Perkeso – Great Eastern Mall – Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre – Kampung Berembang – RISDA – Ampang Point – Tiara Apartment – Ampang LRT – Bandar Baru Ampang Sri Nilam Apartment U27, U30, T323
U26 KLCC Jalan Ampang – Bangunan Angkasaraya – Wisma Selangor Dredging – Malaysian Tourism Centre – Dang Wangi LRT – Menara AIA – Jalan Munshi Abdullah – Banguanan Capital Square – Kompleks Wilayah – Jalan Dang Wangi – Dang Wangi LRT – Wisma Denmark – Renaissance Hotel – Jalan Ampang – KLCC LRT – Avenue K – Wisma Central – Menara Naluri – Nikko Hotel – Ampang Park LRT – Proton Edar – The Amp Walk – Sucasa Hotel – Menara Perkeso – Great Eastern Mall – Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre – Kampung Berembang – RISDA – Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) – Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital – Jalan Kolam Air – International School Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) – Jalan 1 – Jalan 12 – Ampang Jaya – Jalan Wira 1 – Jalan Dedap – Tudor Court – Taman Bukit Indah – Jalan Rasmi 14 – Jalan Bukit Indah Utama Taman Bukit Indah Terminus
U28 KLCC Jalan Ampang – Bangunan Angkasaraya – Wisma Selangor Dredging – Malaysian Tourism Centre – Dang Wangi LRT – Menara AIA – Jalan Munshi Abdullah – Banguanan Capital Square – Kompleks Wilayah – Jalan Dang Wangi – Dang Wangi LRT – Wisma Denmark – Renaissance Hotel – Jalan Ampang – KLCC LRT – Avenue K – Wisma Central – Menara Naluri – Nikko Hotel – Ampang Park LRT – Proton Edar – The Amp Walk – Sucasa Hotel – Menara Perkeso – Great Eastern Mall – Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre – Kampung Berembang – RISDA – Ampang Point – Tiara Apartment – Ampang LRT – Bandar Baru Ampang – Jalan Bukit Belacan – Kampung Lembah Jaya Selatan – Jalan Ampang Indah – Jalan Mulia Taman Mulia Jaya via Kampung Lembah Jaya U29
U29 KLCC Jalan Ampang – Bangunan Angkasaraya – Wisma Selangor Dredging – Malaysian Tourism Centre – Dang Wangi LRT – Menara AIA – Jalan Munshi Abdullah – Banguanan Capital Square – Kompleks Wilayah – Jalan Dang Wangi – Dang Wangi LRT – Wisma Denmark – Renaissance Hotel – Jalan Ampang – KLCC LRT – Avenue K – Wisma Central – Menara Naluri – Nikko Hotel – Ampang LRT – Proton Edar – The Amp Walk – Sucasa Hotel – Menara Perkeso – Great Eastern Mall – Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre – Kampung Berembang – RISDA – Ampang Point – Tiara Apartment – Ampang LRT – Bandar Baru Ampang – Jalan Wawasan 2 – Jalan Merdeka – Jalan 1/1 – Kampung Tasek Tambahan – Jalan Tasek Tambahan 1 – Jalan Taman Permai – Jalan Permai H – Jalan Indah 7 – Jalan Mulia Taman Mulia Jaya via Kampung Baru Ampang U28
U30 KLCC Jalan Ampang – Bangunan Angkasaraya – Wisma Selangor Dredging – Malaysian Tourism Centre – Dang Wangi LRT – Menara AIA – Jalan Munshi Abdullah – Banguanan Capital Square – Kompleks Wilayah – Jalan Dang Wangi – Dang Wangi LRT – Wisma Denmark – Renaissance Hotel – Jalan Ampang – KLCC LRT – Avenue K – Wisma Central – Menara Naluri – Nikko Hotel – Ampang Park LRT – Proton Edar – The Amp Walk – Sucasa Hotel – Menara Perkeso – Great Eastern Mall – Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre – Kampung Berembang – RISDA – Ampang Point – Tiara Apartment – Ampang LRT – Bandar Baru Ampang – Jalan Wawasan Ampang – Sri Nilam Apartment – Jalan Merdeka – Kampung Baru Ampang – Jalan Ikan Jelawat – Jalan 1/1 – Jalan Tasik Tambahan 1 – Jalan Taman Putra – Putri Park Plaza – Jalan Teratai 1/2 – Jalan Pandan Mewah – Hospital Pandan Mewah – Pandan Mewah Heights Pandan Mewah via Sri Nilam Apartment T323

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