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Maldives Male National Art Gallery Photos

Maldives Male National Art Gallery Photos

Maldives Male National Art Gallery Photos

National Art Gallery

National Art Gallery

National Gallery is a 1999 in the Maldives, the government in order to collect Maldives past and present art and the establishment of the National Museum of art, which is the Maldives only art exhibition hall. Therefore, it is an important center of the country is not yet a mature art industry. The artist’s personal exhibition turns on display, and at the same time, every biennial exhibition of contemporary art in Maldives is an excellent opportunity to enjoy the photography, painting and conceptual works of the country.

Maldives Male Produce Market Travel Photos

Maldives Male Produce Market

Maldives Male Produce Market

Maldives Male Produce Market Travel Photos

Maldives Male Produce Market Travel Photos

People all over the Maldives aggregation in here, the seller or the import of vegetables, which on coconuts and bananas up, there are piles of used to betel wrapped snacks. Just wandering around, see hawkers and buyers have been very attractive. Not to be missed is the fish (fish market) market, despite the nasty smell can will let you to the ongoing barrels of visceral or peripheral disembowelling disgusted. But this is the male soul. Watch the catch is how from the nearby port were brought into the market, this process is very interesting. Those huge tuna, octopus and grouper, fishing and doing business man, comings and goings of foreign tourists, their busy and proud of it.

Maldives Male Old Friday Mosque Travel view Photos

Old worship five mosque

Old worship five mosque

Maldives Male Old Friday Mosque Travel view Photos

Maldives Male Old Friday Mosque Travel view Photos

Old worship five mosque, also known as “ancient mosque” (Friday Mosque), in 1656 during the Sultan Ibrahim Ismail Ganda rule construction. Building from the sea coral building materials and curve modeling technology unique, the wall decoration by coral stone cutting integrated block and insert with filigree. The temple has a heavy wooden door, which hangs a variety of wooden lanterns, beams on the complex carved Arabia calligraphy. Around the ancient mosque is a cemetery, there are a large number of complex carved coral reefs, carved on the tombstone are exquisite and delicate carvings, to commemorate the ancient Sultan and the noble ruler. The mosque’s minaret was built in 1667-1675, the white building can see very clearly the Koran inscription. There is a national celebrity Cemetery near the minarets.

Maldives Male National Museum pictures

Maldives museum

Maldives museum

Maldives Male National Museum

Maldives Male National Museum

Maldives museum is located in the centre of male Sultan Park, is in the original on the basis of the Sultan’s palace rebuilt. A three storey building. Museum on display in many Sudanese Dynasty objects, including the throne, crown, ancient cannons, weapons and from the hands of the invaders seized weapons and old, making sophisticated, beautiful patterns, arts and crafts, such as stone, wood, lacquer, etc.. All this reflects that Maldives is an ancient and civilized country. Exhibits in a shiny copper pike, above writing is clear, shook hands with the color of light. This is Muhammad thakurufaanu al Azam, the Maldives national hero who uses a gun. He used the gun and killed the Portuguese invasion of the leader of the country, and then wipe out the Portuguese army to win freedom and independence. It is also a symbol of freedom and independence of the people of Maldives.

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