The Putra Mosque in Malaysia known as Putrajaya, Malaysia, is the principal mosque. Construction of this Mosque started in the year 1997, which took two years to complete. The Putra Mosque is located next to Perdana Putra, which is the house of the Malaysian Prime Minister with a man-made lake Putrajaya Lake. Putra Mosque stands out distinctively with scenic Putrajaya Lake, it is also considered as one of the most modern mosques in the world.
Putra Mosque is structured with a blend of Islamic architecture with traditional designs, indigenous materials from local craftsmanship. The Mosque is modeled with a blend of Persian – Islamic architecture from the Safavid period with elements of Muslim culture.
About the Putra Mosque
The Mosque has three functional areas- the Sahn or courtyard, the prayer hall, and function rooms with learning facilities. The Prayer Hall is a 36-meter wide with simple and elegant design supported with 12-coloums.
The 116-meters minaret’s design resembles the Sheikh Omar Mosque in Baghdad, while the basement wall resembles of the King Hassan Mosque in Morocco. The Mosque is constructed with rose-tinted granite with desert pink Cengal wood-works on doors and windows. The entire Mosque Complex can accommodate around 10,000 people who can hold seminars, symposiums, and conferences, while, the courtyard can accommodate additional 5,000 people.
Interior Of The Putra Mosque
Aerial View of Putra Masjid