The tiny islands in the Maldives are truly popular simply because of the beautiful and wonderful white sandy beaches surrounding them. Add to these beaches the richness of the stunning diving sites that are easily accessible both by boat found in the remote areas of the islands and the directly from the beautiful beaches of the island’s resort style hotels.
The Maldives is such a popular holiday destination. This island is very well loved by travelers and globe trotters simply because it has so much to offer. Its tranquil beauty is breathtaking and refreshing for those who want to have an awesome experience during their holidays. From spectacular water sports to strolling on its gorgeous shore lines, there is no doubt that the Maldives is a perfect destination for everyone. Out of a very long lists of tourist attractions in the island, given below are some of the must-see attractions to visit when spending a holiday in the Maldives.
Male, the Maldives capital city, is often visited during the day time or on the last day of vacation or holiday. Although it is a relatively small city, Male is the home to many interesting museums and mosques. Male’s museums house very interesting and precious artifacts procured by the famous explorer, Thor Heyerdahl, when he first visited the Maldives. Also found in Male is the Singapore Bazaar which is popular for traditional handicrafts showcasing the talents and skills of the locals in hard handwork. Just off the Male’s shore is a submarine that offers the opportunity to explore the hidden reefs of the island.
2. Esjehi Art Gallery
This art gallery is situated in Male, just on the right side of the also popular Sultan Park. The Esjeshi Art Gallery is simply a perfect treat for those who greatly appreciate art. It is located in one of the most prominent and oldest buildings in Male and although it is relatively smaller compared to other art galleries in other countries, it has a decent and fascinating collection of art, making it a must-see place during your Maldives holiday.
3. Grand Friday Mosque
The Grand Friday Mosque is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Maldives simply because of its grand design and architecture of the bygone times. It was constructed by Sultan Ibrahim Iskandhar in 1656 and it has the capacity to house around 5,000 people.
4. Maldives Fish Market
The Maldives Fish Market is indeed a must-see attraction and this is proven by the crowd that never fails to visit the place. In fact, it is one of the most crowded attractions in the Maldives. Globe trotters are fond of visiting the place because of the delicious fresh fruits, vegetables, tuna, dried fish and other fish variety the place offers. What makes it really unique is its unbelievably clean place despite the wet and perishable goods it offers.
5. Maldives Beaches
Your holiday won’t be called Maldives holiday without visiting the island’s vivid and exotic beaches. Some of the most popular beaches here are the Sun Island beach, Royal Island Resorts, Paradise Island, Fuammulak and a lot more!
There you go – the top 5 must-see attractions in the Maldives. You can never go wrong when you visit these must-see attractions and after your holiday, you will surely tell yourself that your Maldives holiday was indeed the best holiday you’d ever had!