Vanue: Putrajaya Marriott Hotel
Address: IOI Resort City Sepang Utara, Selangor, Malaysia
The hotel has 380 elegant and spacious guestrooms, 73 Executive rooms and 35 exclusive suites.All rooms are regulated by international standards with the Revive® Bedding Collection of soft, silky, 300 thread count sheets, custom sheeted duvets, fluffy pillows and extra soft mattresses. All rooms feature a colour television with satellite channels, IDD telephone, Internet access, personal in-room safe, steam iron and ironing board, and bathrooms with a separate bath tub and glass shower cubicle.
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Contact person: Dr. Nur Hidayati (+601123515139)
1. Putra Mosque
The pink-domed Putra Mosque is constructed with rose-tinted granite and can accommodate 15,000 worshippers at any one time. The basement wall of the mosque resembles that of the King Hassan Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco.
2. Putrajaya Cruise
Putrajaya lake is in the heart of the administration city, and visitors can take a leisure cruise on the lake. One can view stunning vistas of the surrounding area from the cruise, including the Putrajaya Mosque, Putrajaya Bridge as well as several government administrative buildings.
Visitors can opt to sail the lake on a passenger cruise boat, which is a great option in the day or spectacularly at night! The air-conditioned cruise boat also seats 76 persons comfortably, and one can see the landmarks of Putrajaya via its wrap-around glass windows. There are also open air boats (perahu) that can be used for small groups of people.
3. Putrajaya Botanical Garden
The biggest botanical garden in Malaysia, the Putrajaya Botanical Garden covers an area over 92 hectares. The park is divided into three sections - flowers, ornamental plants and preservation/research purposes. The garden currently has more than 700 species of flowering plants, local plants as well as plants from the Asia-Pacific and Africa regions.
The area also serves as a research centre, with its multi-purpose collection. Kids will be delighted with the huge collection and exotic flowers, and educationists will be able to see many species of plants at the research centre. There is also a Visitors' Interpretative Centre (VIC), explorer's trail, palm hill, sun and floral gardens for visitors wishing to experience more from the Botanical Garden. Take home some interesting collections from its quaint gift shop offering environmentally friendly souvenirs.