KLCC is the encompassing green space located in Suria KLCC, situated around the Petronas Towers in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This 20-hectare destination encompasses a 10,000 square metre man-made lake known as Lake Symphony. The multipurpose park serves as a local entertainment venue, prominent tourist interest and natural oasis within the massive urban sprawl of Kuala Lumpur.
The highlighting attractions of the KLCC Park include Lake Symphony and its magnificent water fountains that shoot streams up to 42 meters in height, an impressive diversity of flora including 74 species of trees, and footpaths popular for jogging. Other notable features include the children’s playground and cascade pools as well as the As Syakirin Mosque which is a city-wide cultural gem. The location offers spectacular views of the imposing Petronas Towers above.
The KLCC area is most easily accessible via LRT network stopping at the KLCC Station. It is a 45-minute drive or taxi ride from the Kuala Lumpur Airport. Walking is the most efficient way of getting around the area.
The park was designed with the sole purpose of adding greenery to a growing metropolitan area ahead of further industrial advancement. Architect Roberto Burle Marx’s goal was to encourage the modernised population to more fully embrace nature and provide a respective oasis where they could intermittently forgo their bustling lives.