Drift away from the seclusion of your island resort to the busy city streets of Male where there is much to see and plenty to do. Inhabited by friendly locals that rely on the bounty of the ocean and the tourism industry, Explore Things to do in Male City Maldives studded with cultural attractions, monuments and several noteworthy architectural sites. A guided tour of male will take you through some of the busiest corners of the capital giving the traveller an opportunity to view Maldives in a totally different light.
Travel via speedboat within a matter of minutes to Male and pay your respects to the Hukuru Miskiiy the oldest mosque in the Maldives. It is advisable to be properly attired when visiting this revered place of worship. Hundreds of Maldivians visit this mosque on a regular basis for their daily prayers and rituals. Established in 1656, this ancient mosque is adorned with marvelous wood carvings and Arabic inscriptions related to various key religious incidents.
The National Art Gallery houses a variety of intricate pieces which reflects the artistic prowess of the locals. As the only art gallery in the country this gallery plays a very important role in showcasing local talent. The National Museum too is frequented by most travellers to the Maldives keen on understanding the roots of local culture.