Grand Friday Mosque

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  • Address: Ibrahimee Magu, Corner of Medhuziyaarai Magu, Male, Maldives
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Landmark, Family And Kids, Architecture

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”.

  • 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.

  • Do enquire about visiting schedule as the mosque does not allow visitors during prayer times.

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  • Grand Friday Mosque Address: Ibrahimee Magu, Corner of Medhuziyaarai Magu, Male, Maldives
  • Grand Friday Mosque Timing: 24-hrs
  • Grand Friday Mosque Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Grand Friday Mosque(preferred time): 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Grand Friday Mosque: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Male include Grand Friday Mosque in their plan

  • 29.39% of people start their Grand Friday Mosque visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Grand Friday Mosque

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

70.74% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Grand Friday Mosque

People normally club together Male Market and Fish Market while planning their visit to Grand Friday Mosque.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures