Tuesday, Feb 25

Top 6 Things To Do In Putrajaya, Malaysia

By Max Tan

Are you thinking of planning a trip to Putrajaya? This is just the right article for you. We have compiled for you the Top 6 Things To Do In Putrajaya.

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With an eye-catching array of monumental architecture and amid manicured greenery is on display. Putrajaya can be the just-right weekend gate away for your families and friends. There are several places that visitors can explore. This is the list of our pick of Top 6 Things To Do In Putrajaya

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Cruise along the Putrajaya Lake

A view of the Putrajaya Lake which show Putra Mosque and the Prime Minister Office
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To complement the city’s tourism appeal, the cruise allows you to see and marvel at the stunning sights and more than 20 Putrajaya landmarks from a unique perspective. Set sail with and enjoy the magnificent view that includes the iconic Putra Mosque, Seri Wawasan Bridge and Perdana Putra (Prime Minister’s office).

You can also opt for modern and luxurious air-conditioned cruise boats or the beautiful traditional handcrafted boats. Just visit on the website below for more information

Website: www.cruisetasikputrajaya.com/
Price: Between RM15 to RM40 per person
Opening Hours: Operates daily from 11:00 a.m. on weekdays and 10:00 a.m. on weekends

Visit Putra Mosque (Masjid Putra)

Putra Mosque view captured drom Putrajaya Lake
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Named after the first Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tunku Abdul Rahman, the beautiful Putra Mosque was completed in 1999. Today, it is one of the most iconic sights in Putrajaya and is able to accommodate up to 15,000 worshippers within its elegant prayer hall.

It is the distinctive landmark of Malaysia’s beautiful architecture at Putrajaya. The Putra Mosque’s dome is made of rose-tinted granite and stands at 50m high; the minaret stands at 116m high.

Address: Persiaran Persekutuan, Presint 1, 62502 Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya
Price: Free To Enter
Opening Hours: Operates daily from 9:00 a.m – 10.00 p.m.

Just a side note: Non-Muslims are welcome to visit but do adhere to the dress code (no shorts and sleeveless shirts for men, and no shorts, sleeveless shirts/blouses and skirts or dresses that do not cover the knees for women). You can borrow a robe at the entrance if you need to.

Putrajaya Botanical Garden (Taman Botani Putrajaya)

A view of forest landscape from Putrajaya Botanical Garden
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The botanical garden is a treasure trove of Malaysian botanical taxonomy, besides serving as the centre for education and research. It is divided into five different themes: Explorer’s Trail, Palm Hill, Floral Garden, Sun Garden, and the Lakeside. There is also a 170-meter Canopy Bridge at the Visitors’ Interpretive Centre exit, where visitors can traverse along treetops.

Putrajaya Botanical Gardens is a must-see attraction if you are visiting the beautiful city of Putrajaya . There are eight major parks in the city which is sometimes referred to as a ‘City in the Garden’

Address: Lebuh Perdana Barat, Presint 1, 62000 Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya
Price: MYR 3 per entry
Opening Hours: Operates daily (except for Tuesday) from 9:00 a.m – 12.00 p.m / 2.00pm – 5.00 p.m

Putrajaya Wetlands (Taman Wetland Putrajaya)

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Replete with flora and fauna, this 138-hectare land clearly shows how crucial nature is to humans in providing clean potable water. Expect yourself to be lost in the greenery while enjoying the scenery and observing wildlife. Activities such as stargazing, cycling, kayaking and night-trekking are also available in this park.

For visitors who come in groups, prearranged dinner and activities are available. For eco-enthusiasts, remember to hold activities at Putrajaya Wetlands!

Contact: 03-8887 7774
Price: Free Entry
Opening Hours: Operates daily (except for Monday) from 9:00 a.m – 5.00 p.m

Skyrides Putrajaya

A picture of a skyrides Putrajaya main attraction the Tethered helium Balloon.
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The main attraction here is the tethered helium balloon which lifts visitors 150 m up into the sky from where there is a panoramic view of Putrajaya There are also SkyWarrior Rainforest Challenge, a Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course where you can test your strength and agility skills against the clock. Most of the course is above water so if you fall you will get wet.

There are 8 obstacles named after rainforests and mountains in Malaysia namely, Chelik Falls, Ulu Sepat Clasp, Marudi Crossing, Kinabalu Ferrata, Langkawi Walk, Kinabatangan Swing, Cameron Web, and Danum Valley.

A pictuture showing one of the skyrides challenge called Ulu Sepat
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Don’t worry! There are also challenge for kids that is called SkyKids Warrior. It is for younger kids to have a fun adventure and develop their endurance and coordination.

It comprises 15 mini obstacles where kids have to hop through tyres, crawl under hoops, cross wobbly bridges, climbing nets, balance on stepping stones, drive cute scooters, negotiate a maze, jump from platforms and more.

Website: skyridesputrajaya
Price: MYR 35 – MYR 80
Opening Hours: Sunday – Thursday 10 am – 10 pm
Friday – Saturday 10 am – 12 midnight
(SkyKids is open from 10 am – 7 pm daily)

Agriculture Heritage Park (Taman Warisan Pertanian)

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Taman Warisan is divided up into various sections comprising tropical fruit trees(these are the park’s main attraction), herbs and spices, commercial crops, palms, and a rubber tree grove.

So, what do you see and learn at the Agriculture Heritage Park? For starters, visit the colonial rubber plot. Take a trip down memory lane and learn about the plantation estate during the British occupation.

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Immerse yourself in their activities such as fruit preservation, rubber tapping, crop maintenance, latex collection, and many others. The best part is, you can sample the fresh fruits straight from the farm. Other things you can check out on the farm are the visitors’ complex as well as their orchard.

Facebook: Taman Warisan Putrajaya
Address: Presint 16, 62000 Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya
Price: MYR 2 per entry
Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday, Saturday-Sunday (8.30am-5.30pm)
Friday (8.30am-12.15pm, 2.45pm-5.30pm)

There you go, Your Top 6 Things To Do In Putrajaya .

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