Petronas Towers

This is a snap looking up at the Petronas Towers buildings in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:

They are nice towers, to be sure. And underneath the towers is a very nice indoor shopping center filled with many fabulous restaurants.

But for a long time Malaysia has tried to portray these towers as one of the world’s tallest. This is far from a true statement, as anyone with experience with tall towers knows just after standing under them and looking up.