Putra Mosque (Masjid Putra)
||Putra Mosque, 62000 Putrajaya
Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
Putra Mosque is located next to the Perdana Putra which is the office for the Malaysia Prime Minister and the
Putrajaya man-made lake.
Putra Mosque is the principal mosque for the state of Putrajaya. It was built in 1997 and it took 2 years
to complete. More than half of the building is floating on the lake and has a fade pinkish color that blends
in during sunset. The architecture of the mosque is a unique blend of traditional style with a hint of
modernization of craftsmanship and a touch of a few borrowed Islamic elements from other countries.
Persian Islamic architecture are among the influence seen on the mosque, especially the entrance to the mosque
is similar to the gate to public building in Persia. The basement wall of the most has similar architecture of
the King Hassan Mosque in Morocco. Apart from prayer rituals, the mosque also has learning and function facilities.
The Putrajaya Lake is also among the favorite spot after visiting the mosque. Bread crumbs are available for sale
to feed the fishes in the lake too.
Only about 40 minutes from Kuala Lumpur.
Catch the Express Rail Link KLIA transit at KLIA or KL Sentral Station to Putrajaya at every half hour
for peak time and every 1 hour for non-peak time. From there take the Putra Nadi bus around the city.
Cityliners 868 goes through Sinar Kota, Serdang Commuter station and Putrajaya at 20 minutes interval.
Putrajaya Nadi bus services the town with only RM 0.50 per ride.