Situated close to the Hukuru Miskiiy in Maldives, Medhu Ziyaaraiy is the tomb of a religious researcher from Morocco named Abdul Barakat Yoosuf Al Barbary. He is given the credit of changing over the Maldives to an Islamic country in 1153 AD.
As indicated by the legends, quite a while prior, the general population of the nation were threatened by an ocean evil presence named 'Rannamaari'. Keeping in mind the end goal to pacify it, a virgin must be relinquished each month, if not the general population needed to endure the fierceness of the devil. Along these lines, on the most recent day of every month, a virgin young lady was picked by the ruler to be closed inside an isolates sanctuary amid the night and she was discovered dead the next day. One day, Abdul Barakat had volunteered to spend the night keeping the lord from giving up the life of another young lady. He had spent the night recounting from the Quran until the wild ocean evil presence, which had in the long run developed and heard him discussing, had fled. Once the lord learnt about the episode, he had made an exceptional concurrence with Abdul Barakat. He had guaranteed to change over to Islam just if Abdul could dispose of the evil presence for good. The test was acknowledged by the Moroccan voyager and when the ocean devil didn't show up again for the following two months, the ruler, as a demonstration of staying faithful to his obligation, requested the entire country to grasp the Islamic religion.
Individuals visit Medhu Ziyaaraiy to offer their regards to Abdul Barakat Yoosuf Al Barbary for acquainting the edification of Islam with Maldives. Because of the tomb's nearness to Hukuru Miskiiy, it is likewise incorporated into the sights-rundown of the normal visit aides' circuit. Notwithstanding local people, many intrigued vacationers additionally visit the tomb to take in more about this site of chronicled esteem.