Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Male is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Male a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Male.
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Ibrahimee Magu, Corner of Medhuziyaarai Magu, Male
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 ...
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Majeedhee Magu, Male, Maldives
09:00 am - 11:00 pm
Located on the main road of Male, the Majeedhee Magu houses numerous shops selling goods ranging from the smallest commodities to the latest gadgets to locally crafted items.
The shops have a fabulous collection of garments, perfumes and cosmetics, jewellery, handbags, watches or electronics and much more. All the shops remain open till 11’ O...
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Medhuziyaarai Magu, Male, Maldives
The Old Friday mosque or Hukuru Miskiiy is a beautiful mosque that is made up of coral stones and three different kinds of wood. It dates back to 1658 and was made by Sultan Ibrahim. The walls in the mosque are embedded with corals and are intricately carved with Arabic inscriptions. Interestingly, the mosque was built on the site of an old temple ...
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Boduthakurufaanu Magu, Malé, Maldives
12:01 am - 12:00 am
It is located on the southeastern part of the city. This iconic monument was built in honor of the people who lost their lives during the massive natural disaster – tsunami that took place in the year 2004. Take a close look to the architectural design of the monument as it depicts different aspects of the Tsunami where many houses and buildi...
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Male City, Maldives
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Just at the eastern end of Muleeaage, you will come across a tomb named Medhu Ziyaarath. This tomb is said to be the shrine of Abu al Barakaath Yusuf al Barbari. According to the people of Male, this person was responsible for bringing Islam religion in Maldives in the year 1153 B.C.
Another factor that has made this tomb quite popular among touris...
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Henveiru, Male 20131, Maldives
10:00 am - 03:00 pm
Located on one corner of Sultan’s Park, this gallery has become quite popular among the people of Male. This is primarily because the gallery displays artwork done by recent artists from all around the island. Unfortunately the gallery doesn’t have any permanent collection. However, its present collection includes both photographs and p...