Putra Mosque

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Putra Mosque
Masjid Putra
مسجد ڤوترا
Location Malaysia Putrajaya, Malaysia
Branch/tradition Sunni
Architectural information
Style Islamic, Modern, Mamluk (arch), Moorish
Capacity 15,000
Dome(s) 9
Dome height (outer) 50 meter
Minaret(s) 1
Minaret height 116 meters
Construction cost MYR 250 million (USD 80 million)
Dome of the mosque

The Putra Mosque, or Masjid Putra in Malay language, is the principal mosque of Putrajaya, Malaysia. Construction of the mosque began in 1997 and was completed two years later. It is located next to Perdana Putra which houses the Malaysian Prime Minister's office and man-made Putrajaya Lake. In front of the mosque is a large square with flagpoles flying Malaysian states' flags.

The pink-domed Putra Mosque is constructed with rose-tinted granite 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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Putra Mosque". Tourism Malaysia. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Putra Mosque at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 2°56′9.84″N 101°41′20.58″E / 2.9360667°N 101.6890500°E / 2.9360667; 101.6890500