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Sky Box opens to the public for breathtaking views at the KL Tower in Kuala Lumpur

The Sky Box at the KL Tower in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has finally opened to the public offering incredible views of the city.

Tourists queue up for a panoramic view of the city from the Sky Box at KL Tower
Tourists queue up for a panoramic view of the city from the Sky Box at KL Tower Image by MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty

The KL Tower is the seventh largest telecommunications tower in the world and stands 300 metres above the ground.

The Sky Box stands like a glass cube jutting out of the tower, and offers sensational views of Kuala Lumpur skyline including the Petronas Twin Towers.

Ng Sin Nee (L) and Lee Shin May (R) from Malaysia take pictures with the panoramic view of the city from the Sky Box at KL Tower
Ng Sin Nee (L) and Lee Shin May (R) from Malaysia take pictures with the panoramic view of the city from the Sky Box at KL Tower Image by MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty

The Box can take six people at a time, and at its opening today crowds queued for the opportunity to take a selfie in the spectacular spot.

Tourists take pictures of the panoramic view of the city from the Sky Box at KL Tower, the world's seventh tallest telecommunications tower, in Kuala Lumpur
Tourists take pictures of the panoramic view of the city from the Sky Box at KL Tower, the world’s seventh tallest telecommunications tower, in Kuala Lumpur
Image by MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty