Friday, November 6, 2009

Tourist places in Maldives

One of the well known and beautiful island country is the Maldives. It is situated in the Indian Ocean. It covers an area of 90,000 square km. It consist of a number of islets but 200 of those were only inhabited. The climatic conditions here ranges from 24 degree to 30degree C.
Some of the tourist attractions in Maldives are

  • Mosques: There are a number of mosques in Maldives. Of them the oldest and the biggest were Hukuru Miskiiy and Grand Friday Mosque. Dont forget to visit them. While visiting maldives don't forget that shops and offices in town and villages will be closed by 11am every friday, since friday is an important day for muslims. To see more pictures of mosque click here mosque in Maldives

  • National Museum of Maldives: The next important place to visit is the National Museum of Maldives. Its located in Sultan Park in Male the capital of Maldives. In the museum you can find a variety of armors, arms, ornaments, furniture, thrones, coins, belts that were worn by the kings, sultans and queen of Maldives. The important one is the "coral stone head of Lord Buddha". The National Museum will be open between 9 AM and 3 PM, the museum is also closed on Fridays and public holidays.

  • Beaches in Maldives: When we say Maldives the first thing that comes to our mind are the "Beaches". The lovely beaches in Maldives are just right for those on a luxury holiday and honeymoon. Some of the things that you may do are parasailing, surfing, diving and snorkeling. Know more about the top beaches in Maldives. Know more about Honeymoon in Maldives. To ypur surprise there is also an artificial beach in Maldives

  • Fish Market in Male: Fish Market in Male is yet another tourist attraction. The market will be overcrowded by people and you can have fun watching the various fish products. Click here to know more about Male's fish market

Getting To Maldives
You can get to Maldives by air. Click here to know about cheap flights to Maldives. Cruising among the islands may be an exciting alternative. Yachts and yacht-dhonis with bunk beds or private cabins are available for hire. Have a wonderful moment in Maldives........

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