10 Things to do in Putrajaya

In case you are thinking about visiting a planned city, Putrajaya is the right destination for you. It is the administrative capital of Malaysia and it is more than a modern city.

Parks

Putrajaya Botanical Garden

The city has some of the nicest parks of the country. Make sure that you have a trip to Putrajaya Botanical Garden, Wetlands Park, Agriculture Heritage Park, Taman Wawasan, and Rimba Alam Park.

Putra Mosque

Putra Mosque

This granite mosque has become one of the landmarks of the city. It is large enough to accommodate 15,000 worshippers. The mosque resembles a bit with the Sheikh Omar Mosque and the King Hassan Mosque.

Perdana Putra

Perdana Putra

This is the Prime Minister’s office and it is a Moghul style dome building that is the seat of power of the country. It is home to the office of the Prime Minister, deputy prime minister, and various army officials.

Putrajayan International Convention Center

Putrajayan International Convention Center

It is a massive convention center with a very special architecture design. It is supposed to have the shape of a royal belt buckle. In our days it isn’t used for much, but if you reach the top you will have a splendid view.

Cruise Tajik Putrajaya

Cruise Tajik Putrajaya

If you would like to see everything that the city has to offer, you should have a cruise. There are several cruise ships that offer daytime rides, but you could also rent a gondola shaped boat as well for a more romantic experience.

Bridges

Bridges

Although in the majority of the cases the attractions of a city don’t involve bridges, the ones of Putrajaya are truly special and they are worth to be seen. Take a look at the Seri Perdana Bridge, Putra Bridge, Seri Bakti Bridge, Seri Wawasan Bridge, and Seri Gemilang Bridge.

Putrajaya Challenge Park

Putrajaya Challenge Park

If you are adventurous and looking for a thrill, this park is the perfect destination for you. It comes with concrete BMX, an indoor climbing wall, cross-country mountain bike trails, and a skateboard park.

Millennium Monument

Millennium Monument

This monument is all about the history of the country. Here you will find engraved glass panels representing all the major milestones of the country’s history until the year 2000. There are several festivals held at this place.

Seri Perdana

Seri Perdana

This is the residence of Malaysia’s Prime Minister. It is a sprawling complex with extensive gardens and it is made of three main blocks. Back in the days it was open for the public but now you can admire it only from the distance.

Putrajaya Equestrian Center

Putrajaya Equestrian Center

If you like horses and you would like to have a ride, this is the place for you. Although the majority of people don’t know about it, the prices are very reasonable and you can get all kinds of packages, even if you are only a beginner.

There are a lot of things for you to do in Putrajaya, even if the city doesn’t have a long history. Make sure that you try everything you can to make this an experience that you will never forget.