Grand Friday Mosque, Male

3.3
#2 of 7 in Historic Sites in Maldives
Appreciate the exquisite calligraphy adorning the walls of Grand Friday Mosque, the largest religious structure in the Maldives capable of receiving nearly 5,000 worshipers. The intricate carvings, decadent chandeliers, and hand-woven carpets imbue the mosque with an air of historical grandeur. Since its opening in 1984, the white-marble mosque has dominated Male's skyline with its golden dome. Dress respectfully for you visit, making sure your legs and shoulders are covered before you enter. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Grand Friday Mosque and many more Male attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Male trip site .
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  • Very white, obviously a source of pride to the nation and locals. You need to see to understand the role of Islam in the life of the Maldives.  more »
  • From visiting eyes to taking pictures especially in the month of Ramadan You are not indiscriminate if you are silent and bring respect indeed welcome you and everyone here in the mosque greets you
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