Metropolis of Malaysia



  • Kuala Lumpur is rated as an Alpha World City (A-Class City), according to the Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network (GaWC).
  • Kuala Lumpur is the 6th Most Visited City In The World, with 8.94 million tourist arrivals in 2008.
  • Kuala Lumpur also has been ranked in the 8th place as The Cities With the Most Beautiful Skylines In the World rated by National Geography.
  • Kuala Lumpur always been considered as one of the top five cities in South East Asia (ASEAN) other than Bangkok, Thailand; Manila, Philippines; Jakarta, Indonesia and Singapore.
  • Kuala Lumpur was ranked 10th among Cities to Have Most Buildings above 100 meter with the total of 244 high rise buildings, in the list of World Tallest 50 Urban Agglomeration 2010 Projection by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
  • Kuala Lumpur is one of the youngest city in Asia.
  • In 2012, Economist Intelligence Unit ranked Kuala Lumpur in 2nd place among ASEAN countries, after Singapore and 45th in the world for Global City Competitiveness Index.
  • Kuala Lumpur has been awarded as Asia’s Leading City Destination for the World Travel Award 2011 in the 18th World Travel Awards regional ceremony for Asia and Australasia, held in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Kuala Lumpur was ranked 48th among global cities by Foreign Policy’s 2010 Global Cities Index.
  • Kuala Lumpur was ranked 67th among global cities for economic and social innovation by the 2thinknow Innovation Cities Index in 2010.
  • Greater Kuala Lumpur's current and future skyscrapers

    Warisan Merdeka Tower 682m 118
    Petronas Tower I 452m 88
    Petronas Tower II 452m 88
    Kuala Lumpur Tower 421m  
    Landmark Tower @ KL Metropolis 400m+ 100
    St. Regis @ KL Sentral 385m 80
    Plaza Rakyat 382m 79
    Platinum Tower @ Tun Razak Exchange 380m 80
    Kenny Heights Central Tower X @ Mont Kiara 361m 80
    Four Seasons Place 342m 65
    MAS Annexe Tower 323m 68
    Telekom Tower 310m 55
    Lot 185 & Lot 167(K) @ KLCC 300m+ 78 | 71
    Tradewinds Centre I 300m 60
    YTL Group HQ 298m 60
    Ilham Baru Tower 298m 62
    Puncak Baru Residential 286m 60
    Naza Tower I 272m 50
    Aurora Tower 268m 65
    Carigali Tower 267m 59
    Corporate Office Tower @ KL Eco City 252m 42
    Menara Maybank 244m 50
    Vogue Suites I @ KL Eco City 243m 56
    Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur 243m 42
    Vista Tower 238m 62
    W Hotel & Residences 232m 55
    Lot D Condo I & II @ KL Sentral 230m+ 52
    Tradewinds Centre II 230m 50
    Millenium Residence 228m 57
    Banyan Tree Signatures 220m+ 55
    Harrods Hotel & Residences 220m+ 55
    Felda Tower 216m 50
    Maxis Tower 212m 49
    Ritz Carlton Suites 210m+ 55
    Platinum Suites 210m+ 51
    Kompleks Kerja Raya Tower II 210m 37
    AmBank Tower 210m 50
    The Troika Tower III 204m 50
    Berjaya Times Square 203m 48
    Lot K Residence 202m 52
    TA Tower III


    Q Sentral @ KL Sentral 200m+ 45
    Pavilion Elite Tower 200m 50
    Lot G Office Tower @ KL Sentral 200m 37