The term “Instagrammable” no longer simply refers to aesthetic cafes and stunning interior spaces. Nowadays, even a fascinating mural can become Insta-worthy or, what about a full pink-colour mosque? That’s right – Putrajaya’s iconic religious building, the Putra Mosque is the latest Instagrammable spot for locals and tourists alike due to its lovely pink colour!
This Pink Mosque Is Your Next Must-Visit Spot In Putrajaya And It’s So Insta-Worthy
The Putra Mosque is without a doubt one of Putrajaya’s most distinctive landmark. This beautiful pink-coloured mosque is also one of the most modern mosques in the world. Here’s a fun fact: it can accommodate up to 15,000 people in its elegant prayer hall. Definitely plan a trip here with your friends and family to appreciate the mosque in all its grandeur!
Facing the picturesque Putrajaya Lake, the design of this mosque takes inspiration from plenty of different cultural aspects. Influences derive from Malay, indigenous, and Middle Eastern cultures. Undoubtedly, this mosque is a breathing manifestation of wonderful world cultures all beautifully designed into a place of worship.
Now, here’s the good news. This mosque is open to non-Muslims who would like to visit the mosque (out of praying times). But of course, there will be a strict dress code to follow. After all, this mosque has a primary role as a place of worship and there is a need to show respect.
Non-Muslim male visitors should avoid wearing shorts or sleeveless shirts. On the other hand, Non-Muslim female visitors should avoid wearing shorts, sleeveless shirts or blouses, and skirts or dresses that do not cover the knees. Moreover, the mosque provides pink robes at their robe counter in which visitors can loan and wear to enter the premises.
Instagrammable Photo Opts And Fun Family Activities At The Putra Mosque
Aside from marvelling at its excellent architecture, there is plenty to do around the mosque. One of it, is for sure, to take stunning pictures! So, bring your camera along and snap away because it’ll be Insta-worthy from any angle. Besides that, the vast compound outside the mosque is perfect for some light recreational activities, especially in the evening. Visitors can skateboard, fly kites, ride a bicycle, or even go for a light jog.
This mosque is a great go-to place for your next family trip because everyone can appreciate its beauty. Whether young or old, it is no doubt that everyone is in agreement that the Putra Mosque is a majestic architectural building. Just a 35-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur, make this place your next must-visit spot in Putrajaya! Major tip: visit the Putra Mosque during sunset (in the evening) to see it’s beautiful reflection on the Putrajaya Lake.
Here Are Some Etiquette Rules You Should Follow When Visiting A Mosque
So, that leaves us with telling you to – dress modestly and set the date! The Putra Mosque is free for the public to enter as there is no admission charge. If you plan on visiting Kuala Lumpur, make sure to take a day trip to Putrajaya to visit this magnificent landmark! You won’t be disappointed – we know it! Bye for now.
Address: Persiaran Persekutuan, Presint 1, 62502 Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya
Visiting hours: Saturday to Thursday, 9am-1230pm, 2pm-4pm, 530pm-6pm; Friday, 3pm-4pm, 530pm-6pm
We would like to invite you to join our New Private Community Group! Here you are free to ask questions, share your love for food, and explore the Klang Valley community! We will also regularly post about casual promos and latest findings.
Click on the button below and hunt good food with us today!