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Putra Mosque

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Attractions Details

📌 Address

Jalan Kuala Lumpur - Kuantan, Kampung Baharu, 26100 Johor Bahru, Pahang, Malaysia

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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"To truly appreciate the beauty of Putra Mosque, visit during the evening prayer time to witness the mesmerizing sight of the mosque's pink dome reflecting the vibrant colors of the sunset. Don't forget to dress modestly as it is a place of worship, and be sure to explore the stunning lakeside surroundings for a serene and picturesque experience."

What is Putra Mosque?

Putra Mosque, also known as Masjid Putra, is a magnificent mosque located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is situated on the banks of Putrajaya Lake, surrounded by lush greenery and breathtaking views. The mosque is an architectural marvel that showcases the beauty of Islamic design and craftsmanship.

History of Putra Mosque

The construction of Putra Mosque began in 1997 and was completed in 1999. It was commissioned as part of the ambitious development of Putrajaya, Malaysia's administrative capital. The mosque was designed by renowned Malaysian architect, Nik Mohammed Yaacob, who drew inspiration from various Islamic architectural styles.

Why is Putra Mosque Important?

Putra Mosque holds great significance for both locals and tourists. As one of the main landmarks of Putrajaya, it attracts visitors from all over the world who come to admire its beauty and experience its spiritual ambiance. The mosque also serves as a place of worship for the Muslim community in the area, providing a serene and peaceful environment for prayer and reflection.

When planning your tours in Kuala Lumpur don't forget to visit Putra Mosque.

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Things to do & see at Putra Mosque

  • The Grand Dome: The mosque features a striking pink dome that stands out against the blue sky. Its intricate design and delicate details make it a sight to behold.

  • Prayer Hall: The prayer hall of Putra Mosque can accommodate up to 15,000 worshippers. It is adorned with beautiful carpets, chandeliers, and Islamic calligraphy, creating a tranquil atmosphere for prayer.

  • Minaret: The mosque's minaret stands at a height of 116 meters and offers panoramic views of Putrajaya. Visitors can climb to the top and enjoy breathtaking vistas of the city and its surroundings.

  • Lake Cruise: Putra Mosque is located on the banks of Putrajaya Lake, allowing visitors to take a relaxing boat cruise and admire the mosque from the water.

  • Islamic Arts Museum: Located nearby, the Islamic Arts Museum showcases a vast collection of Islamic artifacts, including calligraphy, textiles, ceramics, and more.

Visiting Putra Mosque is not only a chance to appreciate its architectural beauty but also an opportunity to learn about Islamic culture and traditions. 

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Whether you are a history enthusiast, a photography lover, or simply seeking spiritual tranquility, Putra Mosque is a must-visit destination in Kuala Lumpur.

Frequently asked questions

What is the location of Putra Mosque?

Putra Mosque is located in Putrajaya, the federal administrative capital of Malaysia, which is about 25 kilometers south of Kuala Lumpur.

What is the architectural style of Putra Mosque?

Putra Mosque showcases a combination of Malay-Islamic and Moorish architecture styles.

What is the capacity of Putra Mosque?

Putra Mosque can accommodate up to 15,000 worshippers at a time.

Is there any dress code for visitors to enter Putra Mosque?

Yes, visitors are required to dress modestly when entering Putra Mosque. Both men and women should cover their shoulders and knees, and women are provided with robes at the entrance if needed.

Are non-Muslims allowed to visit Putra Mosque?

Yes, non-Muslim visitors are allowed to visit Putra Mosque. However, they should respect the sanctity of the mosque and follow the guidelines provided.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

Jalan Kuala Lumpur - Kuantan, Kampung Baharu, 26100 Johor Bahru, Pahang, Malaysia

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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