Grand Friday Mosque, Male
About Grand Friday Mosque, Male
Grand Friday Mosque, Male - Address
Address: Ibrahimee Magu, Corner of Medhuziyaarai Magu, Male
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 24-hrs Details
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The biggest mosque in Maldives, housing a whooping 5000 people at one time, the Grand Friday Mosque is truly a matter of pride for Maldivians. The Islamic Centre nearby has been witness to many landmark meetings like the SAARC meeting.
The stunning architecture of the mosque attracts many connoisseurs and devotees alike. The shining golden tomb of the mosque is visible from the azure blue skyline of Male.
The interior is carved with intricate woodwork and Arabic Calligraphy.
It is also known as “Masjid-al Sultan Mohamed Thakurufaanu-al-Azam”.
Grand Friday Mosque Information
- Conservative dressing is encouraged.
- Sarongs are supplied outside the mosque at no charge but a tip to the attendant is expected.
- Tourists not allowed at prayer times.
Grand Friday Mosque Opening and Closing Hours
- Do enquire about visiting schedule as the mosque does not allow visitors during prayer times.
How To reach Grand Friday Mosque by Public Transport
- High Court Bus Station
- Sultan Park Bus Station
Restaurants Near Grand Friday Mosque
- Seagull Cafe
- Thai Wok
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