What to See in Putrajaya
What is a visit to Putrajaya, the Pride of the Nation, without some keepsakes? As the wetlands are one of the most unique features of Putrajaya, why not take home some wetlands handicraft products? Or if you prefer more conventional souvenirs, there is a variety of gifts ranging from key-chains to t-shirts to remind you of your visit here. Currently, you can shop at the Taman Wetland souvenir outlet and a gift shop located at the souq. In Phase 2 there are plans for many shops and shopping malls to cater to the needs of residents and tourists to Putrajaya.
There are already dining facilities available for visitors and residents of Putrajaya. One such establishment strategically located at the lower level of Dataran Putra fronting Putrajaya Lake is Selera Putra.
The food outlets in Selera Putra can seat over 800 people and offers international cuisine, local favourites and fast food.
Medan Selera is another eating area located in the residential area of Precinct 8. Visitors may also wish to visit Anjung, Putrajaya's first commercial complex located in Parcel E, Precinct 1 which currently houses 11 shop lots and one food court.
Soon, many more restaurants and food courts will be available.
Golf enthusiast will be happy to know that there are a few international class golf courses in the vicinity of Putrajaya.
Set in magnificent surroundings with breathtaking views, these resorts and club offer a variety of recreational options for non-golfers and are full service resorts with lots of fun in store for the whole family.
Accommodation ranging form budget to first class is also available nearby for golfers who may want to stay the night in order to make an early start at the golf course.
Golf courses in the vicinity of Putrajaya include:
- Palm Garden Golf Club
- Bangi Golf and Country Club
- Kajang Hill Golf Club
- Nilai Springs Golf & Country Club
- Bukit Unggul Country Club
- Tunku Jaafar Golf and Country Club
- Staffield Country Club
The word souq originates from middle eastern countries and is used to describe a market place or a bazzar. This business district provides an avenue for shopkeepers to exchange or sell their goods that range from domestic items to light home-based industry such as jewellery, pottery and fabrics.
The souq of Putrajaya is located near Putra Mosque and Selera Putra which was opened in February 2002.