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Very nice place in the capital of Maldives , a place where you find history and spirit of Islam. I... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2016
Mostafa F
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Cairo, Egypt
via mobile
An oasis of quiet in the chaos of Male

The old mosque and the surrounding courtyard is a nice and quiet place to take a break from all the... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
autumncs
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice place in the capital of Maldives , a place where you find history and spirit of Islam. I liked so much.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Mostafa F
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The old mosque and the surrounding courtyard is a nice and quiet place to take a break from all the chaos and traffic on the narrow noisy streets. It offers a glimpse of what Maldives look like before the colonial era. The courtyard and cemetery...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank autumncs
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We visited the Friday Mosque on a walking tour of Male. The coral carvings were nice. The walking tour billed as 2.25 hours lasted 40 minutes and was a complete waste of time. The guide was terrible, uninformative, and cut the museum and fish, fruit...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

A wonderful place of an old Mosque with a very reach history of the past , the building is kept as is so a very impressive place

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

A complex of mosque with graveyard and mosque is the traditional Islamic site planning that still could be seen here. The shallow wells are situated near all three entrances for ablution. The perimeter white sand around the sides are used for extended use during Friday...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank 46surias
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a very old historic mosque, if you look at it closely its made completely from crushed shell. The interiors are old and take you back in time, for a country like maldives it gives you an insight of the people and their deep...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

One of the old mosques in Male, traditional place and if you been with a tour guide you will hear an amazing old stories about this mosque....

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Nothing to see here as non muslims are not allowed inside.Outside view is not good. Better to skip it.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank travelfreec
Reviewed 27 September 2016

One of the oldest mosque at Male'. This is build using carved coral boulders. The grounds of this mosque were used as burial place for kings.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Aishath S
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Easy to access this place and very close to the presidents jetty. Can travel alone within few minute. By walking around you could see some other interesting places too. Can get photos in and around.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Suchithra P
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Ailsa D
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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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