Malaysia is one of the most bustling, eclectic and upbeat places to visit considering its diverse races which include Indians, Chinese and Malays amongst a host of other ethnic groups. Such unique diversity in one place brings to the table their unique customs, religions and foods; showcasing the kind of variety that makes Malaysia one of the best places to visit.
If you are considering visiting Malaysia, it would be worth noting that there are plenty of things to do and places to explore. One such place is Putrajaya. Putrajaya is the newest federal territory in Malaysia. Built in a large marshland in the Selangor region, the city is about 25 kilometers from the capital Kuala Lumpur. The city is a modern one and is filled with modern progressive infrastructure. The streets have a European feel to them while its building are a unique of both modern structuring and Islamic art.
The city offers cozy, comfortable, and most of all, affordable inn-type accommodation. However, if you are looking for more luxury and glamour, then there are venues that will leave you awe-filled. There is so much to do and see in this city; you can get to enjoy diving, cruising, sailing, mountain climbing, art and crafts exhibitions. At the same time, there are plenty of festivals that you could opt to attend to enjoy the diverse culture, foods and art that Malaysia has to offer. Anything you are looking for this beautiful garden city has it at its disposal.
Things To Do And Places To Visit In Putrajaya
Putrajaya currently has plenty of tours that help showcase the diversity and uniqueness of the city. However, there are two most visited locations here; those are the Pedrana Putra, which is the Prime Minister’s office and the Pink Mosque or the Putra Mosque. The Prime Minister’s office is located in Putrajaya’s main hill and is home to Malaysia’s Prime Ministers’ office complex. The five story structure was constructed and completed in 1999 and is without a doubt a sight to behold at any time of day.
The Masjid Putra or the Putra Mosque is Putrajaya’s main mosque and is situated right next to the Prime Minister’s office. Work on the Pink-Domed Mosque (its dome is 50 meters in height) started in 1997. The most striking thing about the mosque is that it is made out of rose tinted granite and features a courtyard or sahn, a prayer hall and several learning facilities.
When it comes to touring the city’s features, the most recommended way to do that is by taking one of the 45 minute cruises, available both during the day and at night. You can do this by either taking a cruiser or opting for a Gondola style boat excursion.
Putrajaya’s parks on the other hand are by far some of the best urban parks in the nation. Sadly, there are only few to choose from. Some of the most popular include Putrajaya;s Botanical Garden, Taman Botani, which is a well-kept and manicured park that show cases a variety of unique tropical trees and plants. Another park to visit is Putrajaya’s Taman Wetland – which is the largest man-made wetland you will find in the tropics. At this park, you will not only see many exotic wetland creatures but will also get the chance to see, firsthand, how wetlands act as a natural water filtration system.
When visiting Putrajaya, there are many things that you can get to experience; but that will depend on what it is you love doing. You can enjoy the city’s beautifully structured buildings and architecture, its wonderful art and culture that is full of life and color, or simply enjoy walks through some of the best parks in the nation. Whatever it is you love doing when exploring new places, Putrajaya has it on offer.