There are many wonderful things to do in Male, the main island in the Maldives. The city is divided into six areas: Henveiru, Galolhu, Maafannu, and Machangolhi. Unlike many of the other islands in Maldives, tiny Male is almost completely urbanized, and it's population density is high.
One of the best attractions in Male is the fish market, which is located near the port. The best time to visit is in the afternoon, when the fishing boats arrive.
Other top Male activities include walking the dense streets and visiting secluded city parks. A fun Male attraction is visiting the nearby seaplane base. Seaplanes are used for short inter-island trip.
Despite the variety of religions found in the Maldives, the official religion is Islam. There are a wide variety of things to see in Male, but some of the best attractions are the mosques.
One of the essential places to visit in Male is the Grand Friday Mosque, the largest mosque in the Maldives; it can accommodate 5,000 worshipers at one time. Another thing to do in Male is visit the Old Friday Mosque. It is the oldest mosque in the country and has a beautiful structure made of coral stone. Still wondering what to do in Male? Near the Old Friday Mosque is the Sultan Park, one of the most beautiful natural places to see in Male.
If you're still after more stuff to do in Male, you can visit the National Museum located in Sultan Park or swim and relax in its artificial beach.
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