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Established in : 2004

Timings : Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Entry Fee : Free

Time required : 1-2 hours

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Palace of Justice, Putrajaya Overview

Palace of Justice or Istana Kehakiman is a grand palace located in the administrative capital of Malaysia, Putrajaya. Inaugurated in 2004, Palace of Justice is a masterpiece with the essence of Islamic, Moorish, Palladian and Neoclassicism style together. Neighboured by a lush green picturesque garden, Palace of Justice is famous for its grand facet designed in the Islamic way with beautiful domes and minarets as the main attraction.

Palace of Justice is a 5 level building that houses courts, both federal and appeal, government office, library and a museum depicting the judicial system of Malaysia in a vibrant manner. The interiors of the building have a large artefact and a massive cavity on the roof which is beautifully designed to depict the colours of Malaysia in an interesting manner. A grand library full of judicial books and a museum with judicial antiques is present on the ground floor of the building. The first floor houses Federal and appeal courts followed by judges' chambers on the fourth and fifth floor. Not only famous for its architecture, but visitors can also enjoy various national level events like Colours of Malaysia fest in the palace along with a knowledgeable tour towards the judicial system of Malaysia.

Palace of Justice Highlights

1. Justice Museum

The major stunner located inside the Palace of Justice is a small yet vibrant museum named Justice Museum. The museum is a perfect place to explore Malaysia's legal system and legal objects in an inte (Read More)resting environment. Among the beautiful masterpieces, visitors can spot Batu Bersurat which is a stone from 1303AD with carved inscriptions in Jawi script. Apart from that, there are ancient pillories and handcuffs along with wigs and robes used by the judges back then. Stroll through a passage with a wall dedicated to the history of the Malaysian justice system and pictures of Chief Justices of Malaysia. The museum is open on weekdays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM with free admission.

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How to Reach Palace of Justice

Train - Board KLIA transit train from Kuala Lumpur's KL Sentral for Putrajaya. Deboard at Putrajaya station and take a taxi to the Palace of Justice which is 4.4 kilometres away from Putrajaya station.

Road: Take a private cab or taxi from Kuala Lumpur for a 25 minutes' ride towards the Palace of Justice which costs around RM 40 to RM 50.

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