Putrajaya Malaysia Travel Guide
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Putrajaya was a planned city, built from the ground up in 1995 to form the Federal Government administration centre of Malaysia. The buildings in Putrajaya have been purpose built for the government administration, Prime Ministes offices and law courts - Palace of Justice.
Located only 25kms south of Kuala Lumpur and 20kms from Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
There are some impressive bridges built in Putrajaya including the Seri Wawasan Bridge and the Putra Bridge.
Putra Mosque is an impressive building over looking the lake.
To get around Putrajaya there is a convenient monorail with 23 stations dotted around Putrajaya.
Getting to Putrajaya Malaysia
There is a modern high speed train service (KLIA) connecting Kuala Lumpur and the International Airport to Putrajaya. The trip takes 25 minutes from Kuala Lumpur, around 15 minutes from the airport.
Last updated 30th July 2009
Hotels in Putrajaya Malaysia
As Putrajaya is a relatively new city all the hotels are new and modern. The following is a list of hotels in Putrajaya with current 2009 room prices and direct contact details:
Palm Garden Hotel is located 5km from the North-west Highway, 30 minutes from Putrajaya and 20 minutes from Kuala Lumpur. This resort has a 27 hole golf course right next to the hotel and swimming pool. the hote also has a spa facility for massage and beauty treatments. Room rates start from RM282 per night including breakfast (US$81) www.palmgarden.com.my
Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside owned by the Accors Hotel Group this hotel has 4 separate wings each with a distinctive theme overlooking the lake in the centre of Putrajaya. Room rates start from US$78 www.accorhotels.com
Hotel Equatorial Bangi located on the outskirts of Putrajaya in Bangi, located half way between Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Hotel Equatorial is a 5 star conference resort. The hotel has a Japanese restaurant. Room prices start from RM295 (US$84) www.equatorial.com
Shangri-la Hotel a luxury hotel surrounded by sculptured gardens. Free braodband internet connections in all rooms. Room prices start at RM330 per night (US$94) www.shangri-la.com
Putrajaya Marriot Hotel a 380 room luxury hotel. The hotel offers WiFi wireless internet access in pubic areas and broadband connections in all rooms. Room rates from RM380+ per night (US$109) www.marriott.com
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