Malaysia tours. The floating mosque in Putrajaya Malaysia. The design of the mosque is inspired from Iran. Malaysia tourism

Putrajaya translates as "Glorious Prince". Masjid Putra


The main decoration of the city of Putrajaya in Malaysia is the modern mosque of Putra

It will impress with its sophistication and grandeur even the sophisticated connoisseurs of architecture. All tourists and tourist buses flock here. Palaces, bridges, mosques in Putrajaya - all this is the creation of modern architects and builders.

The construction of the Putra Mosque began in 1997 and lasted 2 years. The main architect was the director of the construction company Kumpulan Senireka Sdn Bhd - Nike Mohammed bin Nike Mahmoud, who also participated in the design of the city of Putrajaya. Perdana Putra, the Malaysian Prime Minister's Office, is located next to the mosque. These two buildings represent the entire power and religion of the Malaysian federal government.

Putra Mosque is located on the shores of an artificial lake. The majestic building can accommodate about 6 thousand parishioners (and given the courtyard of the mosque - up to 15 thousand).Putrajaya is definitely worth a visit, it is amazing how modern it is and how quickly it was built, and its unusual architecture: skyscrapers, bridges, mosques, parks and monuments are impressive and will not leave indifferent any tourist.

Putra Mosque (Masjid Putra) built in oriental style with Malaysian traditional decor. As a sample of the architecture of the 116-meter minaret, the King Hassan Mosque in Casablanca and the Sheikh Omar Mosque in Baghdad were taken. This high five-level minaret personifies 5 pillars of Islam. The building was built of pink granite, brought from the south of Italy.

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Putrajaya - the magnificence of the East in the new capital of Malaysia

Visitors are impressed with a desert pink shade on windows, doors and panels. Why was this color chosen? In Islam, it is a symbol of love and goodness. From the courtyard of the mosque tourists enjoy beautiful views of the residence of the Prime Minister, the Iron Mosque, the panorama of the city with bridges, rivers and buildings. The architecture, both external and internal, is beautiful and unusual.

The mosque consists of 3 parts: a prayer hall, an inner courtyard, or sahnna, and a multitude of rooms for meetings and teachings. The highest point under the dome reaches a height of 76 m above the ground, and the dome itself is supported by 12 columns. The interior of the halls is luxuriously decorated with dome-shaped arches, mirrors and numerous arches. You can visit the mosque freely, unless your visit coincides with prayer. Tourists at the entrance issue a special pink cape, if the clothing does not meet Muslim requirements. You will also have to take off your shoes in front of the yard and go barefoot.

Putrajaya is a new city in Malaysia, located just 20 km south of Kuala Lumpur. This is the new administrative center of the federal government of the country. This environmentally friendly city demonstrates the best achievements and developments in the field of architecture and design. Artificial lakes and huge parks perfectly fit into the landscape. The entire territory of the city is divided into 19 districts (Presint). These include government, commercial, residential and recreational facilities. For example, in the government zone, buildings are equipped with all computerized amenities. All districts in style differ from each other in everything, starting with the architecture of buildings and ending with lawn mowing.



The main beauties of the city are of natural origin: 12 parks of the city surprise with its diverse thematic design. There are even real jungles among them. The most popular ones are: Taman Putra Perdana - the main park is located in the central part at its highest point, from there you can see the whole panorama of the city; Taman Wawasan; Taman Rimba Desa; Tatop Rimbo HijouJ; Taman Saujana Hijau. A botanical garden of more than 92 hectares is the largest in Malaysia. It is divided into 3 sections: floral, decorative and reserved. He gathered on his territory 700 species of trees and plants, both local and overseas.

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