The brilliant vault of this amazing present day mosque overwhelms the horizon of Male and has ended up something of an image for the city. Opened in 1984, and worked with assistance from the Gulf States, Pakistan, Brunei & Malaysia, the Grand Friday Mosque is striking in its conventionality, worked in white marble and for all intents and purposes free from enhancement. Set back off the primary square, Jumhooree Maidan, and inverse the National Security Service Headquarters, it is the greatest mosque in the nation.
Entering Male's harbor by vessel, you can at present observe the gold arch flickering in the sun, in spite of the fact that the gold is really anodized aluminum. The munnaaru, with its space-age shape and unmistakable crisscross design, should be the tallest structure in Male, yet that title now goes to the broadcast communications towers.
Vacationers needing to enter the mosque can just visit in the vicinity of 9am and 5pm, and outside of petition times. The mosque closes to all non-Muslims 15 minutes before supplications and for the next hour. Before twelve and in the vicinity of 2pm and 3pm are the best circumstances to visit. Attacking groups of easygoing tourists are not empowered, but rather on the off chance that you are really intrigued and appropriately dressed, you'll be invited by one of the staff individuals who hang out by the passage. Men must wear long pants and ladies a long skirt or dress.
The fundamental supplication corridor inside the mosque can oblige up to 5000 admirers and has wonderfully cut wooden side boards and entryways, a uniquely woven cover and noteworthy light fixtures. The Islamic Center additionally incorporates a gathering lobby, library and classrooms.