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The Putra Mosque is located in the Federal Territory of Putrajaya, which is the central administrative capital of the country. Following the erection of Putrajaya as a modern planned city, Putra Mosque begun its construction in 1997 to finish two years later. Being erected in rose-tinted granite with pink as the main colour of its dome, Putra Mosque is a majestic sight from afar. Consisting of three main areas – the prayer hall, courtyard and function rooms, the mosque is set close to the Putrajaya Lake while Prime Minister’s Office is nearby.
The whole design of the mosque is a unique blend of Persian, Malaysian and other Muslim cultures. For instance, the prayer hall exhibits elegance through simplicity with no internal partitions but 12 giant pillars are in place, whereas the courtyard, or Sahn, contains mesmerising decorations and water features that graces upon the visitors, providing a welcoming atmosphere. At a peak time during major festive seasons such as Hari Raya or events such as the weekly Friday prayers, it is capable of accommodating up till 15, 000 worshippers. To enter the mosque, there is a dress code to be adhered which reflects the respect to the worship place – nonetheless special robes are provided just in case. Shoes are allowed but need to be removed as one proceeds to the prayer hall.
Marina Putrajaya is a lakeside complex that offers the feeling of exclusivity, nonetheless it is open to public at very affordable prices. The visitors can look forward to do water sports such as water skiing, wake boarding, flyboards, jetskis, canoeing, kayaking, dragon boat racing and sailing. Lessons are available for beginners. There are also ticket office and jetty for Cruise Tasik Putrajaya. In the complex, one can go for indoor facilities such as indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, squash, steam room / sauna or karaoke rooms. A dancing fountain display is done at the lakeside every Saturday evening.
Putrajaya Botanical Garden is another must-see spot. Despite its young establishment compared to botanical gardens in Penang or Singapore, it is well taken care of. Skilful planting and well-organized landscaping of the garden have managed to create a stunning impression on visitors every single time as there is something new to ponder upon. When you are here, you would not miss the Canna Walk, Fern Garden, Floral Steps, African Collection, Tropical America Collection, Hibiscus Walk, Bougainvillea Tunnel, Pandanus Walk, Orchid Path, Palm Hill, Vine Garden, and Heliconia Trail. In addition to that, attractions include cycle hire, boating, an interactive exhibition and a tram ride are available to subscribe for which separate fees apply.
This outstanding hotel is located within walking distance of the Botanical Garden. The decorations are lovely and provide a wonderful atmosphere for a pleasant stay. A wide of range facilities provided which include poolside bar, children pool, spa, health club, hot tub, steam room, valet parking and a nearby gift shop.
This accommodation is located in Jalan Impact, Cyberjaya which offers a five-minute drive away from Putrajaya and 15-minute drive away from Shah Alam, the capital of Selangor, a state nearby. 24-hour reception and free private parking are ready to serve the visitors. The suites offer good comfort with modern feeling, coupled with wide range of amenities such as seating / dining area, flat screen satellite television, fully equipped kitchen and private bathrooms with shower and hairdryer.