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Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)

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An architectural gem of Maldives

Stunning and beautiful coral stone cravings mosque that really make Maldivian art in the same... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tsamnuan
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Singapore, Singapore
Amazing

It is certainly amazing to visit a 17th century mosque. It is very small and could probably only... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
AndrewYew
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning and beautiful coral stone cravings mosque that really make Maldivian art in the same league with Indian and Sri Lanka.

Thank tsamnuan
Reviewed 15 April 2017

It is certainly amazing to visit a 17th century mosque. It is very small and could probably only accommodate the believers during the earliest days. The architecture is unique but the galvanized sheet roof looks rather modern. The mosque is surrounded by graves. It is...More

Thank AndrewYew
Reviewed 11 March 2017

its an Amazing location which proves that Muslims in Maldives date back to nearly 700 years built with corals and limestone along with sandlwwood.. its a historic location not to be missed if you visit Malé its got an serene feeling

Thank Ridha a
Reviewed 26 February 2017

An old mosque from the 17th century, with interesting architecture and unique minaret. Not much to do here, though.

Thank Ανδρόμαχος Δ
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The Old Friday Mosque is really an old Mosque. You can walk in the gardens and look at this simple yet beautiful and quite old mosque. The gardens are nice, with tombs surrounding it. There's a dress code to respect if you want to get...More

Thank Komator
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The mosque is famous for its stone carvings and lacquer works. One of the oldest mosques in the country and it is protected by UNESCO. Mosque is still used daily for prayers and advised to visit only during non prayer times and is expected to...More

1  Thank itsaboo
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We had a great guide so he made all male city interesting and nice. He knows a lot stories about the king, the government, the war, the religion. Indeed he brought us to a shop to wait for rains stopping, but he didn't push us...More

2  Thank Mikujiku
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I wish I could have gone inside the mosque as it only allows men or women with scarves. Please be forewarned to bring a scarf if you want to go in. My husband said it was pretty nice inside.

1  Thank seasontotravel
Reviewed 1 February 2017

makes for a nice short visit. Only muslims are allowed into the mosque, others can walk around the graveyard looking at the mausoleums

Thank Violetferrari
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Sometime we can see the the color was faded because of not maintaining properly. I addition to this, history of mosque is required in writing like information Board. It can mention how develop and renovated mosque till today.

Thank Ibrahim H
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edith331
only in Male, Maldives for 1 day (off ship) what would you recommend doing?Saturday 6th May'17
8 February 2017|
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Response from Kutluğ A | Reviewed this property |
Just walk around and discover on your own. No need to get a guide.Hukuru Miskiiy is a must (Old Friday Mosque).
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Najiah77
Is it near Male? I want to explore Male, can you guys help me with any recommendations and where to stay?
16 January 2017|
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Response from hmansoor | Reviewed this property |
i wouldnt recommend in male....you rather should stay in maafushi and take a ferry ride to do a day tour....male is not worth staying. if you are coming to maldives you are.not going there to see the crowded streets...you... More
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