Putrajaya – Malaysia 20 Must visit places.

Putrajaya is a city of Malaysia, located in west-central peninsular Malaysia. This was established in 1995. The seat of government was shifted in 1999 from Kuala Lumpur (the federal and financial capital of Malaysia) to Putrajaya. In 2001 Putrajaya became Malaysia’s third federal territory after Kuala Lumpur and Labuan. It is 35km(35min) from Kuala Lumpur city center and 31km(35min) from Kuala Lumpur international airport.

1. Putra Mosque
The Putra Mosque is the principal mosque of Putrajaya, in Malaysia. It is located on Putra Square and is adjacent to the man-made Putrajaya Lake.
The pink-domed Putra Mosque is constructed with rose-tinted granite and has three functional areas. The prayer hall, the courtyard, and various learning facilities and function rooms. This can accommodate 15,000 devotees at a time.

Timings: Saturday to Thursday, 9 AM to 12:30 PM, 2 PM to 4 PM, and 5:30 PM to 6 PM
Friday 3 PM to 4 PM and 5:30 PM to 6 PM
Time required: one hour

Entry fee: Free

2. Perdana Putra

Perdana Putra is the Prime Minister’s office. The building, encompassing an Islamic structure in front of a huge spacious square is worth insta picture. It consists of five floors; the view of the building is amazing at night.

3. Millennium Monument

The millennium monument is a national monument in Putrajaya that is synonymous with the Washington monument. It was the second national monument to be built in Putrajaya. The monument is 68 m tall. It stands in a 25-hectare Park. At night, the monument serves as a beacon with strong light projected at 360° and sweeping lights visible from various locations in Putrajaya. The lights also guide the cruise boats.

Timings: 24 hours
Time required: 45 minutes
Entry fee: free

4. Putrajaya Lake

Putrajaya Lake is a lake located at the Centre of Putrajaya. This 650-hectare man-made lake is designed to act as a natural cooling system for the city and for recreation, fishing and water sports, and water transport. The lake and its surrounding area form Putrajaya’s most popular resource for informal re-creation as a waterfront city in 2017. The lake was one of the venues for the 29th Southeast Asian games when Malaysia served as a host.
The famous Putra Mosque and millennium monument or located on its shores.

5. IOI City Mall
The IOI city mall houses over 350 outlets of shopping brands, eateries, and convenience stores. Apart from shopping and food, the IOI City Mall is known for its theme Park and an Olympic-sized skating rink. The symphony walk with dancing fountains here provides an elegant view.

Timings: 10 AM to 10 PM
Time required: 2 to 3 hours

6. Putra Bridge
The Putra Bridge is the longest bridge in the city of Putrajaya, 435 m in length and it connects the government department to the mixed development zone right on the lake. This unique bridge offers pedestrian, regular, and monorail routes.

7. Seri Wawasan Bridge
This is the most elegant bridge in Putrajaya. Its futuristic design combines cable backstage and standard steel-type packs. Its curvaceous and slender profile is easily visible from many vantage points in the city at night. The bridge is illuminated with changeable color lights. The bridge is 240m long and the main span is 168 m long. There are 102 cables used for construction.

8. Putrajaya Botanical Garden
It was opened on 31 August 2001 and spans an area of 93 hectares. This has facilities such as restaurants, car parks, bicycle rentals, and paddle boat rentals.
The garden features five landmarks, the explorer’s trial, floral Gardens, sun Garden, palm hill, and Lakeside.
Timings: Saturday to Thursday, 9 AM to 12 PM, 2 PM to 5 PM
Closed on Tuesday
Friday, 9 AM to 11 AM, 3 PM to 5 PM

Time required:1-2hours
Entry fee: free.

9. Putrajaya Wetlands Park
This is the largest constructed freshwater wetlands in the tropics. It is the first man-made wetland in Malaysia which includes land park and wetland areas.
Putrajaya wetlands consist of 24 wetland cells, a wetland Park (Taman wetland), and other wetland areas. The wetland now is also a wildlife century which attracts a huge variety of animals.
Several species of local marshland, birds, and water. Birds from the northern hemisphere are spotted here. The visitors can also enjoy a leisurely walk, jog, or cycle along the bicycle track.

Timings:9.00AM to 5.00 PM

Closed on Monday

Time required: 1-2 hours

Entrance fee: RM7

10. Putrajaya International Convention Centre
The Putrajaya International Convention Centre is the main convention Centre of the federal territory of Putrajaya. The building began its construction in 2001 and was completed in 2003 and designed by fourth prime minister Mahathir Mohammed. It was renamed from the Putrajaya Convention Center in October 2004 to its present name to reflect its international status on par with conference Centers in cities like London, Tokyo, and Paris.

Timings: 8 AM to 10 PM

11. Putrajaya Equestrian Park

The Putrajaya Equestrian Park has a public horse-riding school offering various coaching packages for different age groups. You can even go on a fun ride on these beautiful ponies and horses. The park also offers personal photo shoots with these majestic animals. This park is located close to PICC.

Timings: 7:45 AM to 11:45 AM
4:15 PM to 7:15 PM
The riding school is closed on Mondays
Time required: 1 to 2 hours.

Entry fee: group riding lesson with instructor, minimum two riders (45 minutes): RM 60
Horse rental (45 minutes): RM 50

12. Skyrides Festival Park Putrajaya
Skyrides Festival Park is a fun place to take the children to Putrajaya. It is Close to the millennium monument. The main attraction is a Tethered helium balloon that lifts visitors 150 m up into the sky, from where there is a panoramic view of Putrajaya.
Sky kids, Warrior is a junior version for younger kids to have a fun adventure. There are climb nets, balance on stepping stones, drive cut scooters, negotiate a maze, jump from platforms, and more.

Timings: Sunday to Thursday 10 AM to 10 PM
Friday to Saturday 10 AM to 12 midnight?
(sky kids is open from 10 AM to 7 PM daily)

Time required: 2 to 3 hours
Entry fee: balloon rate- RM73
Sky Warriors rainforest challenge- RM 35
Sky kids RM 20

13. Putrajaya Shalin Park
The Putrajaya Shalin Park is 30-hectare Park in Putrajaya. This park has three main attractions. They are,
-Indra rock Wall Climbing Complex
-Skate park and thrill Park
-Mountain bike trails

Timings:10 AM to 8 PM
Friday closed from 12:30 PM to 3 PM

Time required: 2 to 3 hours
Entry fee: RM 6, equipment, rental charges for a session (three hours) follow,
Climbing Rope RM 15
Harness RM 5
Climbing shoes RM 7
Chalk bag RM 3
Belay device RM 4
An instructor is available and beginners cannot attempt to climb without guidance from an instructor.

14. Alamanda Putrajaya
Alamanda Putrajaya is a shopping and entertainment Centre situated at Precinct 1. This shopping Centre has a wide range of international brands. The other major attractions are the superstar Karaoke Box and the bowling Centre.

Timings: 10 AM to 10 PM
Time required: 2 to 3 hours

15. Moroccan Pavilion Putrajaya
This magnificent architecture will take your breath away. It is surrounded by landscaped gardens and a scenic lake.
This place signifies strong, diplomatic ties between Malaysia and Morocco.
Visitors will find four different galleries here with each having distinctive features that resemble Morocco’s oldest imperial cities.
This is located near the Putrajaya Botanical Garden visitor center.
You need to pay RM 3 to see the galleries and the inner courtyards.

Timings: 7.00 AM to 7.00 PM

Time required: 1 hour.

Entry fee: RM3

16. China – Malaysia Friendship Garden
This is a Chinese-style garden situated near to Seri Saujana bridge in the core of Putrajaya. The park was established in 2014 to mark the relationship between Malaysia and China on its 40th anniversary. It has a crest with a rock fishpond and trees. It’s a good place to take photos while relaxing.

Timings: 6.30 AM to 7.00 PM

Time required: 1-2 hours.

Entry Fee: Free

17. Cruise Tasik Putrajaya
Cruise Tasik offers a beautiful scenic view with more than 20 Putrajaya attractions. Sail through their AC cruises and Perahu boards, which can be booked near Putrajaya Cafe.
If you are willing to explore the morning scene with birds chirping around and mind-blowing weather then you need to go for an early bird cruise. You can get a romantic dinner package on the cruise.

Timings: 11 AM to 7:15 PM
Night sightseeing Tours: Friday and Saturday-7 PM onwards
Time required: 45 minutes
Entry fee: Day cruise RM 50
Dinner Cruise RM 150(1 to 2 hours)

18. Taman Saujana Hijau Putrajaya
This is a European Park in Putrajaya as its surroundings and structure are quite similar to a European style Park. This park is famous for taking weddings and Instagram pictures. It has a 2.8 km jogging trail with greenery surroundings. This park has a breathtaking view because of its colorful flowers. If you want to capture the best view of this garden, then you should come at sunrise or sunset time.

Timings: 7.00 AM to 7.00 PM

Time required: 1-2 hours

Entrance fee: Free

19. Marina Putrajaya
This Lakeside complex is now open to the public and can use the facilities at reasonable rates.
Water Sports (water skiing, wave boarding, fly boards, jet skis, canoeing, Kayaking Dragon boat, racing, sailing) are available. This could be a good place to learn water skiing because the lake is calm and free of other boards.

Entry fee:

Indoor activitiesCost
Indoor swimming pool      RM 5 per session
Gym and aerobic              RM 10 per hour
SquashRM 15 per hour
Snooker and pool             RM 15

Timings: 9 AM to 9:45 PM

20. District 21
District 21 is an indoor futuristic park located in IOI City Mall.
Visitors, young and old can challenge themselves by climbing, jumping, riding, sliding, and flying on these attractions. This theme park will surely get your body moving and your heart pumping! Spend an adrenaline-filled day at district 21 and experience its future post-apocalyptic world designs with your friends and family.

Major attractions include the Tubby ride, yo-yo car, free fall, monkey climb, and maze.

Timings: Monday to Friday 12 PM to 8 PM
Saturday to Sunday 10 AM to 8 PM
Time required: 2 to 3 hours
Entry fee: Monday to Friday RM 58(Active pass-unlimited rides)
Monday to Sunday RM 10(non-active pass-only entry)
Annual pass RM 500
Kids below 90 cm free


 You need 2 to 3 days to explore Putrajaya. It is 35km(35min) from Kuala Lumpur city center and 31km(35 min) from Kuala Lumpur international airport. Putrajaya is on the way from Kuala Lumpur international airport to Kuala Lumpur city. You can plan to visit either when you come to Malaysia or else while going back to the airport. The best mode of transport here is taking Grab taxi and going around the places. Grab is an app that you need to download once you reach Kula Lumpur, this is cheaper than a regular taxi.

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