Telekom Tower ( Malay: Menara Telekom) is a skyscraper in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is 310 m (1,017 ft) tall, has 55 floors, and is shaped to represent a sprouting " bamboo shoot". It is located along the Federal Highway, Sprint Expressway and Jalan Pantai Baharu and is served by the Rapid KL Kerinchi, LRT station. It was designed by Hijjas Kasturi Associates and was constructed between 1998 and 2001 by Deawoo Construction. The building was officially opened on 11 February 2003 by fourth Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad.
The complex also includes a theatre able to seat a 2,500 audience, a large prayer hall (
surau) and a sports facility. A unique feature of the tower is its 22 open skygardens alternating every three floors. The office floors are separated into north and south wings served by express double-deck elevators.
Near the building is
Kerinchi Pylon, the tallest electricity pylon in Southeast Asia.
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Menara Telekom also houses several well-known tenants, namely Mercedes-Benz Malaysia,
BASF, DHL, Hapag-Lloyd, Unilever, Henkel Malaysia, Penerbangan Malaysia Berhad, Takaful Nasional and the IT Department of Tenaga Nasional.
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