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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 4 weeks ago
faysal_06153
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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
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Blue Mountains, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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

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!

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

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

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.

Thank Ajin R
Reviewed 12 May 2018

One of the oldest mosque - Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) is much smaller than the new one but is a fine example of Maldives history.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This place looks very old and sacred. But very strict in dress code. Ladies have to wear long dress with sleeves and cover their hair with the cloth like islamic/muslim ladies. Men have to wear trousers and elegant shirt, not shorts or t-shirt.

Thank Tote919
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Built in 1658, it is one of the oldest mosque in Male. A small mosque built using corals with old wooden beams and looks awesome inside. There are some interesting tombs surrounding the mosque. Do dress appropriately (no shorts, singlets etc) when entering the mosque.

Thank KCChye
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We visited 24 Feb 2018 as part of a walking tour of Male' . Not a big structure but very old & still original , built of coral stone & some parts you can clearly see it's just coral placed on top of each other...More

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Ailsa D
8 February 2017|
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Response from Hykal M | Reviewed this property |
Male' is small enough to walk around. You will likely get off the main jetty , walk around the republic square, the main mosque and local market . Walk in wards to where the tourist shops are. and then to the friday mosque... More
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Najiah77
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
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