This article will show you the best way to get to KL Tower from KL Sentral. The KL Tower is the seventh tallest telecommunication tower in the world and the tallest in Southeast Asia. Standing at 421m and located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, it is one of the most popular places to visit in KL, offering a unique blend of cultural, adventure and nature experiences.
KL Sentral to KL Tower
The best way is to take the Kelana Jaya Line LRT Train from KL Sentral to Dang Wangi LRT Station (towards Gombak direction). Dang Wangi LRT Station is the fourth station from KL Sentral. The one-way LRT ticket from KL Sentral to Dang Wangi is RM2.00 and the total journey is about 6 minutes.
Alternatively, you can also get a ride on the KL Monorail Train from KL Sentral Monorail Station to Bukit Nanas Monorail Station (towards Titiwangsa direction). It is the seventh station from KL Sentral. The one-way fare of taking KL Monorail from KL Sentral to Bukit Nanas Station is RM3.10 and the total journey is about 19 minutes.
After disembark at Dang Wangi LRT Station or Bukit Nanas Monorail Station, you can either book a Grabcar/taxi or walk to KL Tower. The walking distance from the Dang Wangi LRT Station to KL Tower is about 1.7km and it will take about 26 minutes to walk there.
What to expect in KL Tower?
The KL Tower is constructed in 1994 and it is 421 meters tall. Menara KL’s viewing deck is at 276 meters, at least 100 meters higher than the Petronas Twin Towers’ Skybridge. The view is marvelous during the day and even better at night when you can see the entire sparkling city center.
The tower is erected atop the Bukit Nanas (Pineapple Hill) Forest Reserve. The Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve is the oldest gazetted forest reserve in the country, which houses age-old trees as well as flora and fauna indigenous to Malaysia’s tropical climate.
You can also have a meal or enjoy high tea along with the most spectacular view of the city center in the Revolving Atmosphere 360 restaurant at Menara KL Tower.