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Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)

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A beautiful place

This was a very interesting beautiful Mosque which was made from Coral and had a little cemetry in the front. The buildings were beautifully made and made for some lovely photos... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 March 2016
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

This was a very interesting beautiful Mosque which was made from Coral and had a little cemetry in the front. The buildings were beautifully made and made for some lovely photos. It is one of the most historic sights to see in Male.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Stopped by this location during our short stopover in Male; it was under reconsutrction; but the guy let us in;

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Jakarta
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

According to my local tour guide, this is the place where a priest from Morocco was buried. The priest share about Islam to the people and being the starting point of Maldives establishment today.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Our guide showed us this place from outside as it was getting renovated. We saw coral decorated from the outside and it was beautiful!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Nothing much to see. Only u can see from outside. No entry for tourist. Very ancient mosque. Small place

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I love history, old buildings, traditional craftsmanship, etc. - I knew these would be hard to find in Maldives so I didn't want to miss the opportunity in Male. My friend and I were quite conservatively dressed compared to most other tourists we saw, but we still weren't sure we'd be allowed to go in; when we saw a sign... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This was a fascinating little mosque, recently renovated , a mosque made of coral with a neat, old burial ground.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

The oldest mosque in the Maldives and it has the tombs of the most important rulers and their families here. Quite desolate after dark and may get spooky. The mosque was built during the earlier period when Islam was relatively new to Maldives and hence you see a lot of Buddhist architecture as well. It is undergoing renovation right now... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

This is the oldest mosque in the country, dating from 1656. It’s a beautiful structure made from coral stone into which intricate decoration and Quranic script have been chiselled. Visitors wishing to see inside are suppoThis is the oldest mosque in the country, dating from 1656. It’s a beautiful structure made from coral stone into which intricate decoration and Quranic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Many tourists or expats working in Maldives underestimate this beautiful building or simply don't pay attention. In fact I would say this is the true historical attraction. It is made of coral blocks. I got a great chance to go inside. Now some renovation work is going on inside the mosque and people go to pray to other mosques. However,... More 

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