28 Juli 2011

Petrosains- Unearth what Science is all about

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Malaysia is a developing and relatively affluent South-East Asian nation. The nation’s capital and largest city is Kuala Lumpur, and its environs form the most urbanized and economically developed region in Malaysia. Rated as an alpha world city, Kuala Lumpur is now also an international shopping destination and is home to a long list of tourist attractions, which must be why it is the fifth most visited city in the world. And a visit to this vibrant metropolis would be incomplete without a visit to Petrosains.

Petrosains is an interactive and innovative science discovery centre that bestows a tale of the petroleum industry’s science and technology in an interesting way. Contrary to the belief of some, exploring the mysteries of science and technology can be actually a lot of fun. Both concept and content at Petrosains revolve exclusively around the petroleum science while embracing the other features of general science.

Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur at the Petronas Twin Towers, Petrosains contains many unique features. Its design is seemingly influenced by that of a modern museum allowing visitors to interact with the displayed exhibits. The visit may be commenced with the fascinating Dark Ride through a tranquil and dark ambience up to a mountain peak and thereafter to the sea through video displays and fun activities. There will be guides, demonstrators, presenters and facilitators as well to ensure that the visitors’ learning experience and enjoyment are optimized.

At the exploration section, a display of techniques and high-tech tools used in the exploration of petroleum is provided. Then a visit to Sparkz ought to bring a whole lot of fun while creatively learning how the amusing inventions were made. And no visit to Petrosains would be complete without stepping foot in The Molecule Nano World, where visitors are taken on a ride around exhibits depicting the nano world making them realize how fun Chemistry can be. Other interesting places and activities in Petrosains are The Lobby, Petrojaya, Exploration, Geotime Diorama, Speed, Flight To The Oil Platform, Space, Exit Ride and Teater Ungku Omar, which is a mini theatre offering the chance to watch 3D movies.

Travellers to Kuala Lumpur who arrive in large numbers have many lodging options and while some choose hotels, many tend to rely on Kuala Lumpur serviced apartments for their accommodation requirements. In this case, for a spacious and elegant short stay apartment in Kuala Lumpur the best recommendation would be the Ascott Kuala Lumpur.