Update on 2013/02/27
Putrajaya International Convention Centre(PICC) (1-1.5hr)
Where Business Meets Aesthetics
The Putrajaya International Convention Centre or PICC is the main convention centre in the city of Putrajaya. Located on top of a hill, the convention centre has become a popular landmark in Putrajaya. The centre is the brainchild of the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Mahathir Mohamad.
Dataran Gemilang, Presint 5, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya (+603-88876000)
Palace of Justice (1hr)
Place where Justice Serves
The Palace of Justice, also known as Istana Kehakiman, comprises the Malaysian Court of Appeal and the Federal Court. At first sight, the classical design of the building resembles that of the Perdana Putra in Precinct 1 with large domes, which are the main attractions on this building.
08:00-17:00, Open 24 hours for surrounding areas, daily
Istana Kehakiman, Presint 3, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya (+603-88803500)
Ministry of Finance (1hr)
Majestic Islamic Architecture
The building consists of a 12-storey main block and a North and South Tower with 9 storeys. It houses various departments, including the Royal Customs and Excise Department and so on. Occupying a space of five acres, the design of the magnificent architecture is strongly influenced by Islamic cultural elements.
08:00-17:00, close on Sun and Sat
Complex No. 5, Persiaran Perdana Presint 2, Federal Government Administrative Centre, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya (+603-88823000)
Dataran Putra (0.5hr)
Putrajaya's Own Town Square
As the main centrepiece and town square of Putrajaya, Dataran Putra is where the Boulevard is linked to the Perdana Putra building and the Masjid Putra. Therefore, it's not suprising that it is a popular photography spot - especially with the manificent Perdana Putra and the Putra Mosque as backdrops.
00:00-24:00, Open 24 hours, daily
Presint 1, Putrajaya, Federal Territory of Putrajaya, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya (+603-80008000 Perbadanan Putrajaya)
A Slew of Putra Delicacy
Selera Putra food court is located in Putra Square on Presint 1, Putrajaya. It sits right on the banks of the Putrajaya Lake (beside Masjid Putra). The food court has a bright and inviting ambience with its air conditioned seating and also a well-appointed outdoor section for an al-fresco experience.
Selera Putra, Precinct 1, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya (+603-88891188)
Putrajaya Botanical Gardens (1-2hr)
A Paradise of Greens in the City
The Putrajaya Botanical Gardens is one of the must-visit attractions in Putrajaya. Spanning 230 acres, the spacious park is divided into five major areas, which are the Explorer's Trail, Canopy Bridge, Palm Hill, Sun Garden and Flora Garden. You can find an information centre at the Explorer's Trail.
Persiaran Sultan Sallahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, Presint 1, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya (+603-80008000 (Perbadanan Putrajaya)
Perdana Putra (0.5hr)
Symbol of Malaysian Federal Government
Strategically located at the centre of Putrajaya, Putra Perdana is one of Putrajaya's main landmarks and also the symbol of Malaysia's Federal Government - it houses the administrative office of the Malaysian Prime Minister. The building consists of a 6-storey main building with an East Wing and a West Wing.
00:00-24:00, Open 24 hours, daily
Free Admission to surrounding areas
Bangunan Perdana Putra Persiaran Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya (+603-88888000)
Cruise Tasik Putrajaya (1.5-2hr)
Take a Romantic cruise
Within Putrajaya, there is a 650 hectare man-made lake with surrounding wetlands that was created to beautify the city. Using a sampan or an air-conditioned cruise boat, you can relax and take in the sights of the city in just a few hours without the hassle of driving.
10:00-18:00, Fri-Sat 10:00-20:00, daily
Cruise (RM30 for Adult with MyKad)
Jeti Putra, Jambatan Putra, Presint 1, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya (+603-88885539)
Nasi Ulam Ieda
Home of Crunchy and Tasty Fried Chicken
Restaurant Nasi Ulam Ieda, a down-to-earth Malay restaurant serves one of the best Nasi Ayam Berempah (Spiced Chicken Rice). As you approach the restaurant, you will notice the long queue as everyone delights in picking the best part which is the crunchiest, spiced chicken. A must-try while in Putrajaya!
Nasi Kukus Ayam Berempah (RM5.00)
No.79, Jalan Diplomatik, Presint 15, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya (+603-88918000 Tourism Malaysia)