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“Very nice place to visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)

Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)
Male
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Ranked #2 of 18 things to do in Male
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Porto Alegre, RS
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40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Very nice place to visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

It's a very nice place to visit in Malé. I just would like to see the interior since it's forbidden for non-muslins.

Visited October 2012
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Riffa, Bahrain
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70 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Nice to see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

An old- temple made of corals converted to a Mosque.
Many tombs around, a must to see in the capital Male.

Visited October 2012
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Friday Mosque”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

One of the oldest mosques in the Maldives which dates back to when Islam was first introduced. The mosque itself and the tombs around it are built entirely from corals! Has many writings and engravings on the wall. Some of them don't really make sense in Modern Arabic anymore. Recommend you visit this if you are in Male.

Visited October 2012
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Moscow
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Magnificent place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Male's most famous architectural landmark.It was built in1656.It is very beautiful and magnificent place!The walls of the Friday Mosque are built with coral stones and they have Arabic writings and nice ornamental patterns on it.You should take your shoes off,and cover yourself with the cloth when visit this unique place.

Visited October 2011
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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“Surprise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

In the crowd of the vivid city placed on a small island, This tiny mosqe is a Real surprise. High modern office buildings arourd and ten in few steps small quiet oasis, with some green and beautiful mosqe in the middle. It is posible to Enter to the grounds and look the wall decorations and delicacy of the artefacts. If in Male, "sacrifice" hali your and visit it.

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