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Mildly interesting

We visited the Friday Mosque on a walking tour of Male. The coral carvings were nice. The walking... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
Hartsdale, New York
A very good place to visit

A wonderful place of an old Mosque with a very reach history of the past , the building is kept as... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2016
Hisham A
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

We visited the Friday Mosque on a walking tour of Male. The coral carvings were nice. The walking tour billed as 2.25 hours lasted 40 minutes and was a complete waste of time. The guide was terrible, uninformative, and cut the museum and fish, fruit...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

A wonderful place of an old Mosque with a very reach history of the past , the building is kept as is so a very impressive place

Thank Hisham A
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

A complex of mosque with graveyard and mosque is the traditional Islamic site planning that still could be seen here. The shallow wells are situated near all three entrances for ablution. The perimeter white sand around the sides are used for extended use during Friday...More

Thank Suria S
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a very old historic mosque, if you look at it closely its made completely from crushed shell. The interiors are old and take you back in time, for a country like maldives it gives you an insight of the people and their deep...More

Thank hmansoor
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

One of the old mosques in Male, traditional place and if you been with a tour guide you will hear an amazing old stories about this mosque....

Thank رائحة ا
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Nothing to see here as non muslims are not allowed inside.Outside view is not good. Better to skip it.

Thank travelfreec
Reviewed 28 September 2016

One of the oldest mosque at Male'. This is build using carved coral boulders. The grounds of this mosque were used as burial place for kings.

Thank Aishath S
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Easy to access this place and very close to the presidents jetty. Can travel alone within few minute. By walking around you could see some other interesting places too. Can get photos in and around.

Thank Suchithra P
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The Old Friday Mosque dates back to some 400 years and has an architecture inspired by Buddhist monasteries and worship places. You will have to take your shoes off before entering. It is very dark from the inside, lit only by some energy saving bulbs....More

Thank ZillNiazi
Reviewed 18 September 2016

There is a board outside the mosque saying that non Muslims should take permission before entering the mosque.

Thank rajeshrappal
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8 February 2017|
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Response from Hykal M | Reviewed this property |
Male' is small enough to walk around. You will likely get off the main jetty , walk around the republic square, the main mosque and local market . Walk in wards to where the tourist shops are. and then to the friday mosque... More
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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