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Ibrahimee Magu, Corner of Medhuziyaarai Magu, Male
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 July 2014

It was a very spiritual visit. Impressing. You should be very respectful. I visited it privat with a friend and got a lot of informations. Please note opening times.

6  Thank Kaliene1
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Funded by Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Malaysia and Brunei, Grand Friday Mosque (opened 1984) is the republic's largest that can accommodate 5000+ worshippers, its golden dome and slender minaret among Male's most recognisable landmarks. Outside prayer times, an official guide usually hanging out at the entrance...More

5  Thank PORhibido
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's beautiful and big. It's a prayer place for Muslims. A great place to visit but we also must respect it.

Thank fahmenhamra
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Probably considered the focal point of the city center, this mosque is quite beautiful,spiffy clean, and I really liked the gold colored top! Located right near where many of the other attractions in Male are, this swath of area is great for exploring, sightseeing, and...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Very big one . It was well maintained and clean. It situated in the centre of the city . Must go in Male.

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

We visited the Mosque with a Guide and were very impressed with its sheer size, grandeur & the beautifully elaborate interior. It was also good having some specific information regarding the history and "functionality" of the Mosque.

Thank Jo F
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Brilliant place to take a photograph from the outside. You cant go inside if you are a non muslim. :( Maximum you can spend 10 minutes outside clicking photographs.

Thank vivekhariharan1989
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful marble courtyard, minar and building next to the park and the national museum, close to the airport jetty

Thank BlrTravR
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

A must for all. A very grand Mosque must for a prayer. Very clean had a history in itself. It's easy to access and on the main road. Had separate hall for females

2  Thank DocNadeem
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We visited this mosque as a photo of it that we had seen interested us, but decided not to go inside as we were not suitably dressed. A nice looking building ,but not stunning.. A bit like the rest of Male that we saw. I...More

1  Thank RolandPJ
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Grand Friday Mosque is the main mosque in Male city and have strict dress code. A part of city tour, good to see and click few photos.

1  Thank nik_0107
Reviewed 8 May 2018

It's a nice mosque, centrally located. Doesn't look very old but very strict in dress code. Not only do ladies have to wear long dress with sleeves but they have to cover their hair with the cloth like islamic/muslim ladies when entering this mosque. Men...More

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arijeet
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Yes Friday is a Government and Public holiday in Maldives ,including Banks and other big companies ,but it is not a holiday for small shops and ferry service to the Airport and Mainland Male'. Only that during the afternoon... More
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