City Centre is a multipurpose development area in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
. The area is located around Jalan Ampang
, Jalan P. Ramlee, Jalan Binjai, Jalan Kia Peng and Jalan Pinang. There are a number of shopping complexes such as Suria KLCC
and Avenue K. There are also hotels within walking distance such as G Tower, Mandarin Oriental, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur and InterContinental Kuala Lumpur hotel.
Designed to be a city within a city, the 100-acre site hosts the tallest twin buildings in the World
, shopping mall, hotels, office buildings and several hotels. A public park and a mosque is also built on the area and open to everyone. The whole project is cooled via district cooling located on the property.
Menara Exxon Mobil
Suria KLCC is currently the only and main commercial center in the KLCC area. The shopping mall occupies space underneath the Petronas Twin Towers and shares its parking lot with it. The six-story shopping mall has been extended to Menara Carigali since 2011. There are plans to extend The Mall
to Lot K and also Lot D1 as well.
The mall is accessible by KLCC LRT Station
. It also serve as one of the bus hubs for Bandar Buses of RapidKL. The mall also has a tunnel link to Kuala Lumpur Convention Center which in turn connects to Bukit Bintang
There are two hotels in the KLCC area. Mandarin Oriental is the main hotel which sits between Suria KLCC and Kuala Lumpur convention center.
Traders Hotel, which is owned by Petronas and run by Shangri-La Hotels, connects directly with the convention center. This hotel has 571 rooms.
Kuala Lumpur Convention Center:
The KLCC area has a 1,300,000-square-foot (120,000 m2) convention center known as the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center. The total function area is around 216,000 square feet (20,100 m2). The convention center is directly connected with Traders Hotel. Impiana Hotel, in which own and operated by KLCC Properties, developer of the KLCC area, is connected via a walk bridge. In the master plan, there will be several more buildings to be built near or on convention center area.
Binjai on the Park:
Binjai on the Park is the only residential area in the project. The residential space is two 42-story buildings having an unobstructed view of the Petronas Twin Towers. It is designed by Allen Jack + Cottier (known famously as AJ+C), the Australian-based architect with regional presence in Malaysia, Vietnam
.The residential towers is the most expensive in Malaysia with a 19,500 square feet penthouse has been sold for a record RM50 million.
At the center of the property lies KLCC Park
. The park is one of the last designs of notable Brazilian park designer Roberto Burle Marx. The park holds a jogging track, a public swimming pool, several children's playground and a man made lake complete with water fountains.
The are also has a mosque known as As Syakirin Monque which has the capacity to hold 12,000 people. Naturally, many religious activities such as Friday prayers is conducted here.