PUTRAJAYA - MALAYSIA

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

FEDERAL TERRITORY

 

 

 

Perdana Putra in Putrajaya is the office of the Prime Minister of MalaysiaPutrajaya is guaranteed to amaze tourists because of its development philosophy and design. On the 2nd of June 1993, the Malaysian Government designated an area in the country's South Growth Corridor called Prang Besar to be the site of the new administrative centre for the Federal Government. Later adopting the name Putrajaya, in honor Photo: Perdana Putra in Putrajaya         of Malaysia's first Prime Minister, the late Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj in which an oil palm plantation was soon transformed into a meticulously planned and beautiful city whereby some of the finest tourists attractions and places of interest in Malaysia is seen here at Putrajaya. Here is Malaysia's first intelligent Garden City, a city that epitomizes the Government's vision of Malaysia in the 21st century. Putrajaya has now become a very famous tourist attraction in Malaysia because of its uniqueness. This comprehensive travel guide on Putrajaya will allow you to identify some of the greatest structures ever being built in Malaysia.

 

Putra Mosque in PutrajayaJust twenty five kilometers out of Kuala Lumpur and located in the central of Peninsular Malaysia, Putrajaya is the forerunner of future Malaysian city. Sprawling over 4,932 hectares, Putrajaya has been planned and developed as Malaysia's "Garden City, Intelligent City" and it is the most interesting place to visit in Malaysia which will totally amazed you.

 

When fully completed, it will be a city of the 21st century totally equipped with the latest infrastructure and high-technology facilities which will guaranteed to amazed you. But this new world efficiency and sophistication will not sacrifice Malaysia's heritage. With at least a third of the area maintained green with lush gardens, parks, lakes and a wetland area, Putrajaya actually embodies the country's green heritage and allows its        Putra Mosque

Malaysian soul and spirit come alive through the city's design, architecture and mood. Indeed, the beautiful parks and gardens will epitomize the concept of a city in a garden filled with rare plants and exotic flowers whereby the Mercu Tanda (Landmark Tower) is the symbol of Putrajaya and also one many places of interest in Putrajaya.

 

This first thing tourists will notice the minute they entered Putrajaya is the unique lamp posts seen here and some of the more spectacular types include the wau lamp post, flora lamp post, obor lamp post and fauna lamp post. Some of the famous attractions in Putrajaya are the Perdana Putra Complex (the office of the Prime Minister of Malaysia), Putra Mosque, Dataran Putra, Seri Perdana Complex (the residence of the Prime Minister of Malaysia), Putrajaya Lake, Putra Bridge, Seri Perdana Bridge, Seri Bakti Bridge, Putrajaya Boating Club House, Putrajaya Wetlands, Putra Perdana Park (Taman Putra Perdana) and Botanical Garden (Taman Botani). The development of Putrajaya is still ongoing and is expected to finish only in 2010 when it will be fully operational as Malaysia's administrative capital. Boasting of the ideal "live-work" environment, its residency is expected to be around 350,000. Putrajaya's design and amenities will be international class but its identity will remain totally Malaysia. To move easily around Putrajaya, always get yourself a tourist map of Putrajaya before you begin your adventure.

 

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