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Putrajaya Mosque, Putrajaya Overview

The principle mosque of Putrajaya, the Putra Mosque is one of the major landmarks of Malaysia. Facing the Putrajaya Lake, the rose-tinted building with Arabic-Islamic architecture is famous as the "Pink Mosque".

Located next to Perdana Putra, Putra Mosque welcomes non-muslim visitors to explore the mosque during the visiting hours. The mosque provides funeral services, a dining hall for over 200 people, an auditorium for around 380 people, lecture rooms and is also a learning centre. Free leaflets in many languages including English are available to help out tourists and Non-Muslim visitors in understanding more about Islamic culture and traditions.

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Architecture of Putra Mosque

  • The mosque's architecture is an assortment of Malaysian, Persian and Arabic-Islamic architectural design.
  • Made of rose-pink granite, this divine colour lends a very peaceful vibe to the mosque.
  • The design of the 116-meter tall minaret resembles that of Sheikh Omar mosque in Baghdad.
  • The design of the basement wall is inspired from King Hassan mosque in Casablanca, Morocco.
  • Consisting of a courtyard and a prayer hall, the Putra Mosque has a capacity of 15000 people with upto 10,000 in the prayer hall and 5,000 in the courtyard.
  • The sound emerging from the Imam's direction makes the sound system more spiritually aligned and this is the result of front throw speakers being used.
  • Other noteworthy features include cengal woodwork in the mosque and Islamic calligraphy on mimba and mehrab.

How to Reach Putrajaya Mosque

One can reach Putra Mosque through Internal Nadi Putra bus services which cost RM 0.50 per ride. The closest station is Putra Square which is 111 meters away and Dataran Putra which is 271 meters away. The bus lines which stop near Masjid Putra are No. 501 and 502.

Need to Know

  • Smoking is prohibited.
  • Menstruating women are not allowed to enter the main prayer hall.
  • Remove your shoes for entering the main prayer hall.
  • There's a Robe Counter from where female visitors must take a pink robe with a hood, to wear at the mosque.

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