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Hostiroc

One of the oldest mosque - Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) is much smaller than the new one but... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
nik_0107
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New Delhi, India
Look old and sacred but very strict in dress code

This place looks very old and sacred. But very strict in dress code. Ladies have to wear long... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Tote919
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Bangkok, Thailand
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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
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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
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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

1  Thank Andre' H
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

First I need to start my review with a warning... Ignore most of the photos uploaded here, some of them are photos of the NEW Friday Mosque, one of the panoramas is from the street (and will give you the wrong impression of what the...More

1  Thank rodrigoelp
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Oldest mosque at male and Maldives. Interesting part of history. Mosque is located at front of presidents residence. Remember conservative dresssing.

1  Thank mmikko
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit. Wall made from coral. Royal tombs besides the mosque. Opposite President's residence. You are allowed to go into mosque provided you are not wearing sleeveless, shorts.

Thank Kum Yoke K
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Male is small and you can take a walk along the pier and two blocks in to cover most of the important sights, except for shopping. The oldest Mosque and cemetery are located next to each other. The building was carved out of coral and...More

Thank Drgole
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

The mosque was nice and made of coral, this intrigued me. The information about the mosque is placed outside the entrance. There is a dress code placed outside although it seemed like it wasn't being followed in general.

2  Thank Eliya D
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

oldest mosque one in Maldives, info about the history of the place on the wall near the entrance. take off your shoes and wash your feet before entering. wear proper clothes, no short skirts or sleeveless tops.

Thank andy s
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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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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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