Istana Melawati - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Istana Melawati
Istana Melawati is the second national palace of Malaysia's Yang di-Pertuan Agong in Putrajaya after the Istana Negara in Kuala Lumpur. It serves as a royal retreat for the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
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Attractions Near Istana Melawati
Taman Botani Putrajaya
0.55km from Istana Melawati
Located in the northern section of Precinct 1, this park is designed as an arcadia or a national sanctuary for Malaysian plant taxonomy as well as a center for education and research. The garden currently has more than 700 species of flowering plants, local plants as well as plants from the Asia-Pacific and Africa regions.
Mercu Tanda Putrajaya, Laman Perdana
0.59km from Istana Melawati
The Putrajaya Landmark symbolizes the beginnings of Putrajaya with its time capsule structure. Its design is a combination of a high-technology theme and the use of contemporary and traditional motifs.
1.16km from Istana Melawati
The Perdana Putra is a building in Putrajaya, Malaysia which houses the office complex of the Prime Minister of Malaysia. The structural design is influenced by Malay, Islamic and European cultures as such Palladian and Neoclassicism.
1.52km from Istana Melawati
The Putra Square is a city square in Presint 1, Putrajaya, Malaysia. The square has been used for festivals such as the Malaysian Independence Day parade. The 300 meter circular Putra Square is bounded by Perdana Putra, Putra Mosque, Putra Bridge and the Promenade Shopping Mall.
1.64km from Istana Melawati
Constructed with rose-tinted granite and consists of three main functional areas – the prayer hall, the Sahn, or courtyard, and various learning facilities and function rooms. The mosque can accommodate 15,000 worshippers at any one time.
Seri Wawasan Bridge
2.64km from Istana Melawati
This futuristic asymmetric cable-stayed bridge with a forward-inclined pylon has a sailing ship appearance, accented at night with changeable color lighting. The bridge, also called Bridge No. 9, crosses Putrajaya Lake, an artificial lake made to provide natural cooling.