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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  • There are many interesting stories to hear here about the history of Male. We went on a 2 hour walking tour. Very interesting. It was interesting to hear from the times of the sultan to current day of...  more »
  • The tombstones, shrines and crypts are interesting and if you like Maldivian flavored Islamic architecture there are some unique motifs here.  more »
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