Putrajaya may not be a well-known spot for travelling, but when it comes to finding amazing cycling spots in Klang Valley, Putrajaya tops our checklist! Surrounded by beautiful architecture and a super huge lake, there are plenty of reasons why Putrajaya is a must-visit among cyclists. If you're new to this area, let's show you the best cycling spots in Putrajaya - complete with halal food nearby!
#HHWT Tip: Don’t forget to bring along your camera because there are many Instagram-worthy spots in Putrajaya!
1. Putrajaya Botanical GardenCredit: Ninaa H.
Come in the morning to enjoy some fresh air at Putrajaya Botanical Garden. Located at Presint 1, Putrajaya Botanical Garden is home to thousands of exotic plants. Cycle around the scenic garden and you will see various species of plants complete with signages of its name and origin. What a great way to learn a fun fact or two while cycling around Putrajaya Botanical Garden!Credit: Ninaa H.
Along the way, don’t forget to capture your cycling experience on the famous canopy bridge. It's definitely a popular spot to feature on your Instagram feed!Credit: Ninaa H.
Miss to travelling abroad? Drop by the Moroccan Pavilion Putrajaya that are detailed with intricate Moorish design. Did you know that the Moroccan Pavillion Putrajaya was established to represent the strong relations between Malaysia and Morocco?
2. Putra Square and Palace of Justice
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Next, make your way to Putra Square (also known as Dataran Putra) where most events are held in Putrajaya. Situated at Presint 1, start your journey from Putra Square and continue a straight path to the Palace of Justice. You will be charmed by the great architecture from the surrounding buildings and water fountains too.
Halal food nearbyCredit: Ninaa H.
If you enjoy cycling in the evening and need a quick bite, don’t hesitate to visit Burger Bangdee that's situated near Palace of Justice. Take a bite into their juicy and crispy chicken burger, and you won't thinking about delicious it is for weeks!
Burger Bang Dee (Look for kiosk ‘Bawah Pokok')
Halal status: Muslim-owned
Opening hours: Open daily; 5PM-11PM
Address: Lot kiosk 7, Persiaran Perdana Presint 3, 62675, Putrajaya
3. China-Malaysia Friendship GardenCredit: Ninaa H.
Still can't enough of places that remind you of your last overseas trip? Then continue your journey and visit the China-Malaysia Friendship Garden. Be mesmerised by the Chinese-inspired garden that's evident through its landscape and architecture. Remember to take some snapshots to flex on your Instagram as this place has so much to offer!
4. Seri Wawasan BridgeCredit: Ninaa H.
Whether you want to admire the amazing water fountain during the day or be mesmerised by the luminous lights on the bridge at night, the choice is yours at Seri Wawasan Bridge! Of course when you're here in Putrajaya, their stunning architecture would never fail to amaze you. This asymmetrical bridge is supported by a number of cables that resembles an image of a cruising ship! You can't help but feeling like you're 'sailing' especially when you are surrounded by the famous Putrajaya lake.
Halal food nearby
If you're hungry, it's time to treat yourself to some good food! Continue pedaling for a few kilometers and drop by Warung Mengopi located at Ayer 8! Warung Mengopi gives out the traditional Johorean kopitiam ambience and their famous coffee 434 is to die for! After pedalling for hours, the coffee is absolutely refreshing! My personal food recommendation is Mee Bandung and Nasi Briyani Gam. The authentic flavours of these comfort food would instantly remind you of your last vacay in Muar and Batu Pahat!
Halal status: Muslim-owned
Opening hours: Weekend (8.30am - 7.30pm), Weekdays (10am - 9pm) Closed on Friday and public holiday.
Address: No 5, Jalan P8G1, Presint 8, 62250 Putrajaya
And there you have it! These are some of the best cycling spots in Putrajaya complete with recommendations for halal food nearby! For more places to discover, check out other cycling spots to explore in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor!
All photos are courtesy of the author, Ninaa H. unless stated otherwise.