One of the world's tiniest national capitals and one of the worlds densest cities; Male’, is the capital and the busiest place of Maldives. Male is distributed into four main districts; the Macchangolhi, Galolhu, Henveiru, and Maafannu.With an area of less than six square kilometers, the city is constructed on a grid model and its narrow streets host a mix of shops, modern and past residence blocks, office buildings, and traffic jams.
You can roam throughout it in a couple of hours, see the sights, but an overnight stay in Male', grants you the fortune to meet Maldivians on their home turf and to experience local life.
Start sightseeing by first visiting Hukuru Miskiiy which dates back to the 1650s. Regarded as one of the medieval mosques in the nation, composed of coral stones with complex and prominent details and Quranic carvings. One of its ornament was molded and curved in the 13th century, the introduction of Islam in Maldives. The 'Artificial Beach' and 'Rasfannu' beach, both especially created for Maldivians to appreciate, unwind and cool. Though the beaches were constructed to act as a resting place, the beaches are now a popular site for hoisting sports activities, entertainment, carnivals and live music concerts. Visit the main market, an absolutely bustling genuine hangar-full of aromas, freshly caught fish, fruit, vegetables and local products.
There are all varieties of restaurants which cater for all of your desires. Ranging specialties from Arabic, Thai, Italian to Chinese.