Discover Putrajaya Institution

Putrajaya

Officially known as the Federal Territory of Putrajaya, the city is the federal administrative centre of the Malaysian government. Built as a planned city, Putrajaya has modern infrastructure coupled with lush greenery and parks.

Quick Facts

Number of Higher Education Institutions

4

Main City

Putrajaya

Population

91,900

Airport

Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Living in Putrajaya

Arriving in Putrajaya

Putrajaya is in close proximity to Kuala Lumpur and serviced by the main airport, Kuala Lumpur International Airport as well.

Airports

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA & KLIA2) – International and domestic flights

 

Airport Transportation

Bus

Buses from the airport to Putrajaya are available but do refer to the KLIA website for more details or plan your route with the MyRapid planner.

Train

KLIA Transit trains link the KLIA terminals with the Putrajaya and then L Sentral. Do note that family and group packages are also available.

Car

Rentals are available and Malaysian road signs are easy to read. Driving is on the left side of the road and do note that there are toll fees for major highways.

Taxi

All vehicles are able to enter and drop-off passengers at Putrajaya Sentral, the land transport hub. Do note that fares will include highway toll fees. Flag downs and ride-hailing apps are popular as well.

Getting Around Putrajaya

As the seat of the federal government of Malaysia, services and infrastructure are on par with many developed countries.

Bus

Plan your journey with the MyRapid Planner for bus and train routes.

Car

Renting a vehicle is a good option for travelling around Putrajaya and other parts of Malaysia for extended periods. As a developed country, there are well-maintained roads, signs in English, and a comprehensive network of highway (some of which have toll fees). Using navigation apps such as Google Maps or Waze to get around is quite convenient too.

Taxi

Putrajaya has metered taxis plying its routes, do ask them to use the meter. Otherwise, ride-hailing apps provide alternative options at a fixed price.

Train

KLIA Transit would take you to the nearest LRT and MRT networks outside Putrajaya, whilst Putrajaya-wide Monorail is still under construction. Please refer to the MyRapid Planner for more information.

Walking

Exploring by foot and bicycle is encouraged as cycling lanes and walking paths are aplenty. Roads are well-lit after dark, making evening strolling very pleasant. Signs are instructive and well-placed and pavements are wide to accommodate human traffic.

6 Things You Need To Do in Putrajaya

Get Active at the Putrajaya Water Sports Complex

Offering plenty of recreational opportunities such as canoeing, kayaking, and fishing, this water sports complex is a great place to catch up with friends.

Find out more here.

Drop by Taman Wetlands

Take in the lush greenery and nature trails amidst the concrete jungle. Birdwatchers can look out for over 100 species of waterbirds.

Find out more here.

China-Malaysia Friendship Garden

Go for a stroll in this Chinese-style garden incorporating the elements of mountain, water, stone, building, calligraphy and plants.

Find out more here.

Putra Mosque

Influenced by the design of the Sheikh Omar Mosque in Baghdad, the Putra Mosque has one of the tallest minarets in the region. It is instantly recognisable given the large pink dome. The spacious prayer halls, ornate decorations made of carved marble, colourful tiles arranged with mathematical beauty – all are for your ocular delights.

Putrajaya Challenge Park

You can get your adrenaline pumping at Putrajaya Challenge Park with areas for rock climbing, mountain bike trails, skate park.

Find out more here.

Enjoy Life at Ayer@8 Promenade

Enjoy the finer things in life at this lakeside dining, shopping and office area. Choose from a wide selection of restaurants and retail outlets to satisfy even the most picky.

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