Eid Miskiiy

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Eid Miskiiy

This mosque is said to be the first Eid Miskiiy of Maldives which was built during the reign of Sultan Mohamed Mueenudhdheen Iskandhar (1799AD-1835AD).

For centuries this mosque was used to perform the Eid prayers, and at present it is a living monument of utmost historical and religious importance for the people of Maldives.

Typical in its layout of the Maldivian Mosques, the main structure stands on a raised coral stone plinth with steps up to entrance in the centre. The walls of the mosque are made of white coral stone blocks, and the windows and The walls of the mosque are made of white coral stone blocks, and the windows and doors of finely carved wood.

Source: National Centre for Linguistic and Historical Research

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