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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  • The Maldives is a Muslim country, and so has several mosques. This is one of the most beautiful, worth visiting even if you are not of this religion.
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  • Modern mosque of the eighties and simple in its white color with golden dome. I do not know if it is visitable but you can still see in the panorama of Malè even just passing by boat to go to the final destination on an island of the atollo starting from the area of the airport as happened to us.
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