Top Historical Places in Male

Are you looking to explore the history of Male through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Male including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Male. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Male ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Male, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Male for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Male with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Tsunami Monument

    Monument, Architecture

    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 buildings were destroyed. The surrounding area near t...Read more
  2. Mulee-aage Palace

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    Mulee-aage Palace


    First as a father’s loving gift to his son and then as a befitting residence to the President, this palace has served many purposes over the year. It was built in the year 1906. After the Sultan was overthrown in 1936, his grand gift to his son became government property. The building itself is a sight for sore eyes with its colonial architecture and carvings.
  3. Medhu Ziyaarath

    Religious Site, Tomb

    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 tourists is that from this location you get a breatht...Read more
  4. Tomb Of Mohammed Thakurufaanu


    For the history lovers, this tomb is a must visit place in Male. According to the history, this tomb is the resting place of Mohammed Thakurufaanu who dedicated his life in freeing Maldives from the Portuguese invaders. For the people of this island, Mohammed Thakurufaanu is considered as the national hero. This tomb is located right in the middle of the town, in the back streets of Male. Every...Read more