The Komtar Tower in George Town is Penang‘s tallest skyscraper, standing at almost 249 metres tall.
Komtar, an acronym for Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak, is actually a multi-purpose complex containing administrative offices of the Penang state government (including the Chief Minister of Penang’s office) and the Penang Island City Council, retail outlets and a transportation hub. Due to its towering height, it serves as one of the most prominent landmarks on Penang Island.
Komtar Tower was completed in 1988; at the time, it was Asia’s third tallest skyscraper.
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Article Title: Komtar Tower : Penang, Malaysia
Short Description: The KOMTAR Tower, in the city of George Town in Penang, Malaysia, is Penang's tallest skyscraper and the sixth tallest building in Malaysia. KOMTAR is an acronym for Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak, named after the second Prime Minister of Malaysia.
Author: Ruang-Ampon Buniad
Publisher - Orgnization: Asia Travel Gate
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