Top Heritage Sites In Maldives

The Maldives Island is much more than sand, surf, and sun. The place synonyms with luxury have much more to offer. The heritage and culture of the Maldives are something the everyone should get to know about when they visit the beautiful Atolls. Here are some of the top heritage attraction in the Maldives.

EID MOSQUE
Mosque
This mosque is situated in the capital of the Maldives, Male. The mosque was inherited during the rule of Al-Sultan Mohamed Muinuddin. During 1815 CE the old mosque was destroyed and a new one was built. It has a coral stone well. The mosque is really beautiful and an architectural delight. It has been safeguarded well by the government. There is a pool near the mosque called “Kuda Veyo”. It is the remainder of the coral stone mosque. It is a great place for tourist to visit and get to know more about the history of Maldives.

UTHEEMU GANDUVARU
It is situated on the Utheemu Island of Haa Alif Atoll. This magnificent site was built is the origin of the Maldivian Saint Sultan Mohamed Thakurufaanu. It is an attraction that can not be missed when on a visit to the Maldives. When not at the white sandy beaches, this is something that everyone should do. A place that is worth the visit.

MEDHU ZIYAARAIY
Medhuziyaarai
This tomb of the religious researcher from Morocco named Abdul Barakat Yoosuf Al Barbary is situated close to the Hukuru Miskiiy in the Maldives. The religious researcher was given credit for changing over the Maldives to an Islamic country in 1153 AD. The local people visit there to pay homage to Abdul Barakat Yoosuf Al Barbary. Tourist also visit this place to see the monument as it is a part of the local tours.

VAADHOO HUKURU MISKIY
Vaadhoo Hukuru Miskiy also known as The Male Friday Mosque is situated in Male, Kaafu Atoll. It is one of the most luxurious mosques in Male. This marvelous attraction was added to the UNESCO World Heritage social rundown in 2008 for its exceptional ocean culture design. It is a major attraction of the Maldives tourism and people come to Male to see this unique heritage attraction.

There are many more culture and heritage places to visit in the Maldives to get to know the real Maldives and their beliefs. It will make you fall in love even more with the majestic Island. It worth taking some time off the beach and visiting such sites.