Putrajaya, a fine-kept secret

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Be accustomed with culture and modernity at the same time with Malaysia’s kept secret hiding in Putrajaya.

Get the taste of contemporary living and world class infrastructures and nooks fit for those who are looking for leisure and recreation in a cushy way.

Location

This planned city is located south of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s official capital. This is the country’s third federal territory next to Kuala Lumpur and Labuan.

The construction began in early 1990’s and was spearheaded by a former Malaysian prime minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohammad.

The city has boasted with commercial buildings and recreational architectures.

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Climate

The climate is tropical. Average temperature plays at around 27.1 degree Celsius. June is Putrajaya’s driest month while the warmest is May.

The low temperature is recorded to be during January while the greatest amount of precipitation occurs in November.

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Transportation

Putrajaya can be reached by air via KLIA in Kuala Lumpur. The city is approximately 30-minute car ride from the said airport. Tourists can take a metered or a budget taxi in order to get to Putrajaya. The train is also another option.

This public transportation is the fastest resort that connects Central station in Kuala Lumpur to KLIA. Make sure to ride KLIA Transit to make sure it will pass through Putrajaya.

There are also public buses available that travels from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya and vice versa.

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Attractions

Putrajaya Parks

Putrajaya has sufficient numbers of parks. The boasting manicured and well planned parks are truly sights to behold.

Some of the most famous parks include Putrajaya Botanical Garden, Wetlands Park, Taman Wawasan and Agricultural Heritage Park.

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Putra Mosque

The elegant pink granite mosque can house up to 15, 000 people. The exquisite design is a proud known tourist sight in Putrajaya.

The architecture is a fusion of Malay and Middle Eastern. With no admission charge, even non Muslims can explore the beauty of this mosque from the inside.

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Putrajaya Challenge Park

This is a 30 hectare park that offers diverse activities like wall climbing, skating and mountain bike trailing. This place is great, especially for those who are seeking for an adrenaline rush.

An ideal haven for people who wants thrill, but do not want to be away with the comfort found in the metro.

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Images
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Sources:
http://www.malaysia-traveller.com/top-putrajaya-attractions.html
http://putrajaya.attractionsinmalaysia.com/Attraction.php

See More:

Putrajaya – Everything you need to know about Putrajaya
http://www.kuala-lumpur.ws/attractions/putrajaya.htm#promo

Malaysia: A Quick Tour of Putrajaya
http://www.rambleandwander.com/2012/05/malaysia-quick-tour-of-putrajaya.html

Aira Algado

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