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Oldest Mosque in Male

This the oldest mosque in the region, with a graveyard and a minaret just beside it... A really... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Old Friday Mosque

This Mosque was the first erected in Male in the 17th Century and was made by hand from composited... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Jo F
Blue Mountains, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Friday mosque is in front of Mulee Aage (Presidents Palace). This mosque is very important to visit to see the real maldives old feel and architecture. The wood curving works, stone curving art works done in hand without any machinery or powered tools. You guys...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adam A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't really think that this place has much to offer (for a non-Muslim). Two guys there asked (inside the carpet area of the mosque) asked me where I came from and then just let me in to walk around (including all the praying area)....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kin Y
Reviewed 12 December 2018

one of the oldest mosque in capital city Male. amazing and beautiful work. its a must visit place if your in male'.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mifzal_adam5
Reviewed 21 November 2018

From the point of architecture, it is one of the most important buildings of Male. It has also a very impressive interior. Also corals were used to build it. As it is still in use as a mosque, you have to keep some rules of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

This the oldest mosque in the region, with a graveyard and a minaret just beside it... A really peaceful place within the busy city... There is a new and bigger mosque just around the corner... Worth a small visit during the walking tour of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank faysal_06153
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This Mosque was the first erected in Male in the 17th Century and was made by hand from composited coral harvested from local water. The walls are carved and detailed and the building looks old but is in good condition. Unfortunately we were not granted...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jo F
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Information on Hukuru Miskiyy is well presented! Perhaps more photographs and site details have been included! Anyways great work!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank StoryOfMaldives
Reviewed 27 August 2018

AWESOME BUILDING!!! Reason being that the structure is apparently made of sea coral stone, making it one of the rarest of buildings. In fact, this has been recognized as a UNESCO heritage site only because of this. Other than that there's pretty much nothing to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank vivekhariharan1989
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

One of the heritage monuments in Male, takes you back in time, exquisite wooden and coral work inside and outside

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BlrTravR
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

One of the ancient building in male, gives you a historical experience. We can't go in casuals needs to cover our body . The building structure is amazing.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ajin R
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Ailsa D
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Response from Kutluğ A | Reviewed this property |
Just walk around and discover on your own. No need to get a guide.Hukuru Miskiiy is a must (Old Friday Mosque).
16 January 2017|
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Response from hmansoor | Reviewed this property |
i wouldnt recommend in male....you rather should stay in maafushi and take a ferry ride to do a day tour....male is not worth staying. if you are coming to maldives you are.not going there to see the crowded streets...you... More