Tourist Places to Visit in Maldives, South Asia

Tourist Places to Visit in Maldives, South Asia

The Maldives is an independent and self-sufficient island country.

It is a small island country in South Asia.

It comprises of a series of about 1200 small islands.

The barrier reef or coral reef has white sand beaches, lakes, lush and abundant growth of coconut trees, together with Artocarpus trees and tropical bushes.

Male is the Beautiful capital city of the Maldives Like Islamabad Maldives is very well known for its beautiful beaches.


In Maldives people spoke in “Dhivehi”.


The weather in the Maldives is hot and sunny around the full year, with the approximate temperatures of 22ºC-32ºC. The finest weather and the best time to visit the Maldives is in the middle of November and April. The peak season falls in December and March. The rains season runs around May to October.

Best Island:

The best island in the Maldives is “Alimatha Island” which is located on the edge of Maldives.


The currency used in the Maldives is “Maldivian rufiyaa” and US dollars.

1 Maldivian Rufiyaa is equal to 0.065 US dollars.

Visa Requirements:

Maldives Visa Fees is free for many countries like India. For going to the Maldives All the tourists must fulfill the requirements by holding a legal passport, sufficient money for the residence in Maldives such as the minimum amount of US $120 per person per day and then the remaining tickets for the onward destination.


Male is the capital of Maldives. It is well known for its Mosques and lively buildings. The Islamic Centre a mosque, a library with a beautiful gold dome and a famous fish market.

Top 5 places to visit in Maldives:

National museum:

National museum

National museum was built to protect the history and nations patriotism among the individuals of the Maldives. The museum contains countless authentic ancient artifacts, arranging up from the stone items to the fragments of Royal families from the Buddhist age to the standard rule of Islamic emperor. This was the three-story gallery (the old structure) is situated in the Sultan Park in Male, that is a part of the site of the Royal Palace of the seventeenth century. The two-story building is the main existing part of the Palace ruined by fire in 1968.

The new structure of the exhibition hall is additionally situated in Sultan Park. The structure was planned, build and subsidized by the Chinese Government. The structure was gifted to the Maldives by the Government of China on 10 July 2010, and was officially permitted the individuals for visit and declared as the National Museum after the three weeks of Maldives Independence Day on 26th of July, 2010.

Old Friday Mosque:

Old Friday Mosque

Friday Mosque is also called and known as the Old Friday Mosque. In 1658, this Mosque was built under the rule of Sultan Ibrahim Sikandar. This mosque is one of the largest and the finest stone building in the World. It is considered as one of the beautiful, oldest and most fascinating Mosque in the city of Male, This Mosque is the proof of unique architectural skills of the Maldivian people.

Timing To visit Mosque:

Its opening timing is 10am – 4pm

Fish market:

Fish market

The Maldives is famous for being the biggest “fish market” places on earth due to the huge variety and diversity of aquatic life, and it plays a vital role in the native culture. Fishing is one of the basic economic industry and known as the Nation’s second-biggest industry in the Maldives, the other one is tourism. Almost 40% of the people are working in this fishing industry.

One of the basic appealing thing in this market is that you can watch fishermen cleaning the fishes, unpacking of the daily catch fishes. These fishermen come from almost all over the country.

China Maldives Friendship Bridge:

China Maldives Friendship Bridge

The China Maldives Friendship Bridge provide the links between the islands of Male, Hulhule, and Hulhumale in the Maldives.

It is a bridge with the total length of 2.2-kilometer long bridge and it has a two-way road with separate lanes for motorbikes and it is opened on 30th August 2018.

The bridge has a fascinating main entrance which shows the Islam, Muslim Unity, Values and Patriotism of Maldives.

National Art gallery:

National Art gallery

The National Art Gallery was demonstrated in 1999 by the Local Government of Maldives to collect Maldivian Art and cultural designs of both past and present.

Globe News depicts the collection of art in an organized display and exhibits both Maldivian and International art on a regular basis, and it gives the opportunities for Maldivian artists to make new designs and show them in their Art gallery.

The Gallery is now collecting the art work from both Maldivian and International artists. For More Visit Globe News

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