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Easy to access this place and very close to the presidents jetty. Can travel alone within few... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
Suchithra P
Panadura, Sri Lanka
This is a old mosque in Male.

There is a board outside the mosque saying that non Muslims should take permission before entering... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Thrissur, India
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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
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The Old Friday Mosque dates back to some 400 years and has an architecture inspired by Buddhist monasteries and worship places. You will have to take your shoes off before entering. It is very dark from the inside, lit only by some energy saving bulbs....More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

There is a board outside the mosque saying that non Muslims should take permission before entering the mosque.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank rajeshrappal
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The first time I went to the Maldives I went only to the resort and completely ignored Male itself. Ever since I had felt guilty about this because after all when you go to a country and visit only the resort you are in a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Kutluğ A
Reviewed 30 August 2016

It was a very cool thing to see as the whole mosque is build from just corals, we were able to see inside just from the doors as a non Muslim person cant go in. But it was a really nice thing to see. On...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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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