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Grand Friday Mosque is the biggest mosque in Maldives. Read to know about the Grand Friday mosque in Male, the capital of Maldives.

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Grand Friday Mosque Male

Year of construction: 1656
Constructed By: Sultan Ibrahim Iskandhar
Significance: Biggest mosque in Maldives and grand architecture of bygone times

Grand Friday Mosque in Male Maldives-Grand Friday mosque, Masjid-al-Sultan Mohammed Thakurufaanu-al-A "z" zam is the biggest mosque of Maldives. This grand architecture of bygone times was constructed by the Sultan Ibrahim Iskandhar in 1656. The grand Friday mosque of Maldives also includes the famous Islamic center. Grand Friday mosque in Maldives has a capacity to accommodate nearly 5000 people.

The dominant golden dome of the Maldives Grand Friday mosque adorns the facade of Male'. The artwork in this mosque is simply mind blowing. This magnificent edifice, with its unique minarets, amazing coral engravings and tombs of national heroes and members of royalty, provides the tourists with the glimpses of the past.