Putra Mosque is named in honour of former and first Prime Minister of Malaysia Almarhum Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al–Haj. It is one of the main symbol in Putrajaya which is located beside ‘Dataran Perdana’ and in front of ‘Putrajaya Lake’. The mosque was started to build in June 1997. It was ready and given to JAKIM on 1st of September 1999. It took 2 years to complete the building of the mosque.
The capacious of the mosque is 1.37 hectar. The start of the mosque area begins from the main door till the inside of the mosque. Meanwhile, ‘Dataran Putra’ and Souq is not in the area⁄surrounding of the mosque. The mosque was build by Y. Bhg. Dato′ Dr. Nik Mohammad Bin Mahmood of Senireka Sdn. Bhd. group which cost almost RM 250 million. The Maintenance cost was estimated RM 100 thousand. This mosque was build based on two concepts which are ‘Middle East’ and ‘Malay Tradition’.
Camera Model: PENTAX K20D; Focal length: 14.00 mm; Aperture: 19; Exposure time: 30.0 s; ISO: 100
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