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a masterpiece of antient art

its a great mysterious enter to the history of religion, you can feel the breath of the ancient... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2012
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This is a mirror reflection on how the architecture of buildings were in the early stages in the... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2012
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Reviewed 14 June 2012

Nice architecture and detailed art work! Mosque made from huge coral pieces.

Date of experience: June 2012
1  Thank Adam0107
Reviewed 31 May 2012

was surprised to see that not all visitors were covered up... we had to wrap ourselves in sarongs top and bottom although we were wearing sleeved tshirts... too hot and still as no fans/electricity switched on. not very much to see..

Date of experience: May 2012
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Reviewed 1 May 2012

its a great mysterious enter to the history of religion, you can feel the breath of the ancient ages throe the coral walls of the Mosque. although the ladies are not allowed to go in.

Date of experience: May 2012
2  Thank kamila_kuri
Reviewed 1 May 2012

beautiful, graceful monument with a feeling of old culture, traditions and religion has been passed from generation to generation. during the day when not the prayer time a friendly guard will guide you in and show the amazing building.the girls should wear dress when knees...More

Date of experience: November 2011
1  Thank kamila_kuri
Reviewed 27 April 2012

Second oldest mosque in town. Here you can see centuries old tom stones of national heroes and nobles.

Date of experience: April 2012
1  Thank Maldivez
Reviewed 21 March 2012

This is a mirror reflection on how the architecture of buildings were in the early stages in the Maldives, what fascinates me the most is the use of Coral Stone..

Date of experience: January 2012
1  Thank riffmontero
Reviewed 14 January 2012

This is a charming little mosque made out of coral stone, with pretty wood carvings and enamel work inside (though it is a pity that it has a corrugated iron roof). Outside there is a stone minaret which reminded me more of a lighthouse, and...More

Date of experience: December 2011
2  Thank mreza
Reviewed 11 July 2011

I found this site at UNESCO waiting list tentative heritage site before I really visit this site where it is a unique little mosque with rich cultural and history of Maldives. Tips : Visit Male with a walking tour around the central where the souvenir...More

Date of experience: June 2011
4  Thank joeycw
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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).
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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