Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur

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The Putra World Trade Centre is a main convention and exhibition centre at Jalan Putra, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Construction commenced in 1981 and was completed in 1984. The building was officially opened on 2 September 1985, by the then Malaysian prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad, during the first UMNO General Assembly, and has been a staging area for following UMNO General Assemblies since.This building is also used for the International Quran Reading Competition every year, since it was moved from Stadium Merdeka in 1985.Location and accessPWTC is located in the Chow Kit/Jalan Putra ward in the north-western corner of downtown Kuala Lumpur. It is next to Jalan Putra's interchange with Jalan Tun Ismail and is within walking distance of several hotels such as the Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Putra Hotel, Dynasty Hotel Kuala Lumpur, and Sheraton Imperial Hotel Kuala Lumpur. The confluence of the Batu and Gombak Rivers is located right behind the convention centre.The Sunway Putra Mall is connected to PWTC by a pedestrian bridge, which also links up the LRT and KTM Komuter stations and the aforementioned hotels.Public transportationPWTC lends its name to the PWTC LRT Station on the Ampang Line. It is also connected by a pedestrian bridge across Jalan Kuching to the Putra Komuter station which serves both the Batu Caves-Tampin Line and Tanjong Malim-Port Klang Line on the KTM Komuter network.
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  • June 29, 2017
    Went here for an exhibition and conference, this is a large building and a landmark in the area too.  more »
  • March 18, 2017
    This is a very popular exhibition centre within an integrated development. There are three halls spread over 3 levels. We were there recently for the Matta Fair. The exhibition centre is separated int...  more »
  • February 12, 2017
    An elevator is dated but it's eseukeolreiteoga. When it rains there is across the street from the Mall, using the same runways as the viaduct was able to move. In the vicinity of the hotel and the cleanliness of the toilets in the building's height was average. The status of AC is pleasant and satisfying.
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  • August 27, 2017
    Parking is difficult. Access to convention center is a far walk. Very inconvenient during rainy day. Facilities are too old, not well maintained. Dinning in house is expansive, food offering are very limited. Toilets are few & dirty
  • September 6, 2017
    Most exibitions are held there (like there are no other place to hold an event 😠) parking is limited since the car park opposite PWTC has been demolished. If you get a parking, you will pay through your nose. Best is to take the LRT. Weekdays traffic is crazy.
  • July 30, 2017
    Was here for a conference. The place needs more obvious parking signage. But the location and facilities were great. Should be 4.5 stars
  • August 19, 2017
    No matter how big the event being held here, parking is never a problem. Kudos to that 👍🏻
  • August 12, 2017
    This place is mainly a big convention center but not only. Small shops and some restaurants.. Connected with hotel and close to shopping mall.

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