Hukuru Miskiiy in Maldives is the oldest mosque of the country that was established in the year 1956. This old Friday mosque was set up during the reign of Sultan Ibrahim Iskandhar I. Hukuru Miskiiy is known for its fine lacquer work and intricate woodcarvings.
Built with coral stones, the interior and exterior walls of the
mosque are beautifully carved with Arabic writings and other
ornamental designs. Different kinds of woods are used in the making
of the doors, window frames and roof of Hukuru Miskiiy. If you visit
the place, you can also find the various ancient tombstones erected
in its compound.