Tourist attractions in Male’
Male’ is the capital city of the island nation known as the Maldives located a few minutes away from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport. It is said to be one of the world’s most densely populated islands. Male’ is the central hub of all hectic life in the exotic archipelago. From entertainment activities, night life, cafés and restaurants as well as plenty of shops and cultural monuments are situated in the main island of the Sunny Side of Life. If you ever visit this amazing holiday destination then going to see the awe-inspiring tourist attractions in Male’ is a must do activities.
Islamic Centre – The Islamic Centre is the biggest mosque in Male’ City named Masjid-al-Sultan Muhammad Thakurufaanu Al Auzam. The architecture of the mosque was constructed in 1656 by late Sultan Ibrahim Iskandhar, with ornate wooden carvings, Arabic Calligraphy, a golden dome and minaret that can be seen before reaching the shores of the island city. The grand mosque accommodates more than 5,000 worshippers and is a mosque as well as centre for important Islamic events and lectures. It is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the Maldives.
Hukuru Miskiy (Friday Mosque)– the Hukuru Miskiy is a fascinating monument that displays the artistic side of Maldives, with Arabic Caligraphy and ornamental patterns carved on the coral stoned walls of the Mosque. The roof, doors and window frames are made with woods of different kinds such as; redwood, teak and sandalwood. The compound of Hukuru Miskiy is also a cemetery for high class figures that lived in the olden days, with ancient tombstones in memory of past heroes, sultans, and nobles.
The National Museum – located in Sultan Park, the National Museum of Maldives is one of the main tourist attractions that has a collection of valuable objects of the past that portray the cultural heritage and the Maldivian history. located in Sultan Park, the National Museum of Maldives is one of the main tourist attractions that has a collection of valuable objects of the past that portray the cultural heritage and the Maldivian history.
Medhu Ziyaaraiy – Medhu Ziyaaraiy is the monument of Abu-al Barakath Yusuf Al Barbaree, who is believed to be the Moroccan scholar that visited Maldives and introduced Islam to the country in 1153 AD.
Mulee-aage – Mulee-aage was built by Sultan Shamsudheen III for his son. However, after the Sultan and his son were banished in 1936, the building was declared a government property. After the Maldives became a republic, it has been used for governmental use but later became a Presidential Palace.
Theemuge – Theemuge was a Presidential Palace from 1998 – 2008, that is now used and named as the Supreme Court of the Maldives. Theemuge has excellent architecture, with a mixture of traditional as well as modern elements.
Local Market & Fish Market – The Local Market & Fish Market is the hub of all the locally grown fruits
and vegetables as well as fresh fish of different varieties. For the holiday travelers that wants to experience a true taste of Maldives, then visit the central hub of local groceries that is always crowded with people.
JumhooreeMaidan – Jumhooree Maidan is situated in the northern waterfront in Male’ City, right in front of the Presidential Jetty, near the Islamic Centre and Local & Fish Market. It is the republic square of Maldives that was set up in 1989, with green grass and a large Maldivian Flag waving proudly. It is a popular spot for families, friends and couples to hang out and enjoy the evening breeze.
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