Book Tickets to Male – The Enticing Maldivian Capital
The Maldives is a stunning island nation located in the Indian Ocean, renowned for its paradise beaches and coral reefs. The Maldivian capital Male is the gateway to the islands of the Maldives which offers an insight into the region’s interesting cultural heritage with lots of charming and colourful historic buildings, mosques, bustling local markets, museums, cosy cafes and much more.
The staple attraction of Male is of course the Old Friday Mosque, one of the oldest and most important mosques in the Maldives dating back to 1658; this grandeur coral stone mosque is home to a cemetery of former Maldivian royalty. Another must-see site in Male is the stunning white Mulee-aage Palace, a colonial structure which was built in 1906; it’s the official residence of the Maldivian president.
Visit Malé’s National Museum, an impressive cultural centre set in the city’s former Royal Palace which displays interesting ancient artefacts including Buddhist relics, a rare preserved whale skeleton and royal costumes. There’s also the colourful Local Market which has stalls selling handicrafts and fresh groceries. Book great value airfares to Male with Traveasy today and prepare for the ultimate paradise vacation.