If you have got only 24 hours to spend in Putrajaya, Transferotel has shortlisted the major highlights and the most famous monuments that you shouldn’t miss for a really good day in this Malaysian modern city!
- Putra Mosque :
Located on the edge of the Putrajaya Lake, the mosque is famous by it’s elegant and unique architecture, combining Middle Eastern and traditional Malay design elements and materials. This religious monument is also known as the « Pink Mosque ». The domes are made from pink granite. Non-Muslims are welcome to visit this religious monument. In addition to the prayer areas, there’s also an auditorium, a lecture rooms, a dining hall and a library.
- Cruise Tasik Putrajaya :
You can’t come to Putrajaya and skip to take a cruise on the Putrajaya Lake, an artificial lake (650ha) designed to provide natural cooling for the city and connects districts. This river cruise offers a comfortable, interesting and original way to discover some amazing landmarks of the city such as the Prime Minister’s office, the Putra Mosque, Dataran Putra or the Seri Wawasan Bridge. You can choose a 45 minute daytime or evening sightseeing cruise. You have also the choice between a seater cruise boat or a gondola-style boat.
- Seri Wawasan Bridge :
There are many bridges in the city and the Seri Wawasan Bridge is one of the of Putrajay’s main tourist attractions and a must-see. With its futuristic asymmetric and gorgeous cable-stayed design and its forward-inclined pylon, it looks like a sailing ship. Also known as the Bridge No9, it crosses Putrajaya Lake and connects Precinct 2 to the Core Island and the residential area of Precinct 8. By night, Seri Wawasan is illuminated by color-changing beams and offers a stunning view.
- Putrajaya Botanical Garden :
In Putrajaya, more than 35% of the area has been set-aside as green areas. Covering 92 hectares, the Putrajaya Botanical Garden is the biggest park in Malaysia . The garden is divided into 3 units: flowers, ornamental plants and research purposes. The visitors can enjoy discovering more than 700 species of flowering plants (from Asia-Pacific and Africa) and exotic flowers.