Grand Friday Mosque, Male

3.4
#2 of 8 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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  • Beautiful to see, especially during sunset. Rich in culture and history. Of course, always be respectful towards the locals while visiting  more »
  • We walked past but were not able to enter as we women weren't covered sufficiently. But the building itself is worth looking at from the outside. It's clean and modern and set near a park.  more »
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