15 Best Things To Do in Putrajaya, Malaysia

The federal state of Malaysia situated on the south of Kuala Lumpur. The greenery futuristic city hosts 650-hectare-manmade Putra lake located in the heart of Putrajaya – offers various water sports you can think of. Almost a quarter of the city filled with wetlands and parks that intentionally built for an eco-system and natural reserved. Take a one day trip on Putrajaya travel guide to explore the aesthetic mosques, the systematically and beautiful landscape of the late 20th century and Iranian style architectures 

Putrajaya Travel Guide & Things To Do

1. Putra Mosque

The most dominant landmark in any Putrajaya travel guide located by Putra lake shore. The beautiful Arabic-Islamic architectural design of Putra Mosque made of rose-pink granite, famously known as The Pink Mosque. The design and color itself is notable no matter where you are in the city. Remain one of the tallest mosques in Southeast Asia has been divided into courtyard and prayer hall that has capacity of 15000 people

: Shoes must be removed before entering the prayer hall. Robe with a hood will be given to women visitors located at the entrance

Putrajaya Travel Guide - Putra Mosque (Pink Mosque)


The Five Pillars of Islam

  1.  There is no god but God, and Muhammad is the messenger of God
  2. Muslims pray facing Mecca five times a day
  3. Donate approximately 2.5% of the income to those who in need
  4. Share the hunger and thirst of the poor in Ramadan
  5. Visit the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia at least once in their life time
Putrajaya Travel Guide - Putra Mosque (Pink Mosque)
Putrajaya Travel Guide - Putra Mosque (Pink Mosque)

2. Prime Minister's Office

Perdana Putra is the Malaysia’s Prime Minister office that was built in the traditional Malay, Muslim and European architectural styles. The office complex was built in 1997 boats with green roof standing proudly on the hillock as the symbol of the nation prosperity, growth, and rich heritage


Putrajaya Prime Minister Office in Malaysia

3. Putra Bridge

Next to the Pink Mosque. Putrajaya bridge was built in an octagonal Iranian architectural style since 1997. The upper deck of 435m long concrete bridge connected Heritage Square to the Convention Center. The piers also accommodate fine dinning restaurants with the stunning view of the Pink Mosque


Putra Bridge in Putrajaya Malaysia

4. Cruise on Putrajaya Lake

The biggest manmade lake in Malaysia located in the center of Putrajaya city. Host many water sports and recreation activities, including the famous Putrajaya cruising tour that allow you to have a glimpse of this beautiful town along the lake area of 650 hectares that will tick off most of your Putrajaya travel guide list

Wet Land in Putrajaya Malaysia

Putrajaya Travel Guide


5. Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque

The second largest mosque in Malaysia that can accommodate up to 20,000 prayers at a time. Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque named after the 13th King of Malaysia. Situated in the prime location by Poudre lake, the view overlook Putra Mosque, Seri Wawasan and Seri Saujana Bridge. The skywalk of Kiblat connected the mosque to Palace Of Justice


Putrajaya Travel Guide - Iron Mosque


The mosque was built in German and Chinese style of architecture that looks stunning both day and night time. The open air mosque with unique cooling system was surrounded by water, 70% of the mosque made from imported steel. The aesthetic and majestic design reflected the Islamic heritage and modern masterpiece that rank high on the list as one of the popular places to visit in Malaysia


Putrajaya Travel Guide - Iron Mosque
Putrajaya Travel Guide - Iron Mosque

6. Mahkamah Persekutuan Malaysia

Federal Court of Malaysia is the highest court and final appellate that was built in 2004. The majestic building behind the lush green picturesque garden built with domes and minarets that was inspired by Moorish architecture. Famously known for its beautiful design. Unfortunately, visitors can only admire from the outside


Putrajaya Travel Guide - Mahkamah Persekutuan

7. Moroccan Pavilion Putrajaya

Architecture fanatic or not, you might end up falling for this place. Known as the Astaka Morocco for locals, a fine replica of palaces built in the purpose of cultural exchange between Malaysia and Morocco. Appreciate the craftmanship and intricate carvings on the wall and ornaments with a beautiful view of the serene lake and botanic garden

Moroccan Pavilion in Putrajaya Malaysia
Putrajaya Travel Guide - Moroccan Pavilion Malaysia
Moroccan Pavilion in Putrajaya Malaysia

8. Tangga Putrajaya Steps

The slope located in the city center just behind the Prime Minister’s Office. One of the Putrajaya’s landmark where you can walk up to the hill to reach Taman Putra Perdana to get a glimpse of Putrajaya panoramic view


Tangga Putrajaya Steps in Putrajaya Malaysia

9. Seri Wawasan Bridge

The futuristic sailing ship-like design of Seri Wawasan Bridge is one of the favorite spot for most if not all photographers out there. Whether by day or night, I am sure you will have some iconic photos back home

10. Millennium Monument

Putrajaya’s first national monument has a solid metal structure of pencil like design in the height of 68m. Being of the highlights in Putrajaya travel guide where most tourists went there to take some amazing shots of Putrajaya bridges!

Putrajaya Travel Guide - Seri Wawasan Bridge

11. China-Malaysia Friendship Garden

The Zen garden located in front of the Seri Saujana Bridge and known as one of the favorite place for wedding photoshoot in Putrajaya for local people. The garden is small in size but definitely give a peaceful vibes, also acted as a symbol of a long relationship between China and Malaysia in their 40th anniversary


Putrajaya Travel Guide - China Malaysia Friendship Garden

Putrajaya Travel Guide


12. Pantai Floria

A manmade beach located in Anjung Floria has a short stretch of 100m is the place where locals hangout and admire the view of Seri Saujana Bridge. Lets slow the pace down, watch the sun going down and hear the calmly waves when the boat pass by


Seri Saujana Bridge in Putrajaya Malaysia

13. Taman Botani Putrajaya

One of the largest Botanical Gardens in Malaysia features more than 750 species of plants in the area of 93 hectares. The Taman Botani Putrajaya also hosts Astaka Morocco (Moroccan Pavilion) that located near the car parking


Tips: The garden has big lake locate in the center of the garden, people usually come for picnic, family outing, or cycling. Bike rental located in front of Astaka Morocco (range from 10-35RM per 30mins – depends on the bike types)


Putrajaya Travel Guide - Taman Botani

14. Putrajaya Wetlands Park

The very first manmade wetland park in Malaysia that play the crucial role in Putrajaya ecosystem. There are two main river of Sungai Chua and Sungai Bisa that flow into the lake. The facilities inside the park including jogging and cycling track, camping sites, observation towers, flamingo pond, buggy and tram rental


Wet Land in Putrajaya Malaysia

15. District 21

The sports and recreation park of District 21 is located in IOI city mall, the only entertainment activity in the Putrajaya travel guide list. Consists more than 10 activities of climbing, sliding, riding, jumping, and free falling. The apocalypse themed adventure park will surely made your adrenaline rush!

How To Visit Putrajaya

From Kuala Lumpur To Putrajaya

The easiest way to visit Putrajaya by public transport is the train. You can use MRT Putrajaya Line or KLIA Transit to reach Putrajaya Sentral station


Getting Around Putrajaya

Its the green city and everything was built systematically including pedestrian, you can spend a day walking along Putra Lake to admire all the attractions. Grab is also widely use in the city


Moroccan Pavilion in Putrajaya Malaysia

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Where To Stay in Putrajaya

Putrajaya is a administrative city, most if not all came here for business trip purpose. You can also expect to see tours and travelers around the city to admire its beautiful architecture. The recommended area to stay-in is along Putra Lake (near Pink Mosque) and IOI Shopping mall area


Putrajaya Travel Guide - Putra Mosque (Pink Mosque)

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