Heritage sites of Maldives

Eid Mosques Male

The Eid Mosque situated in a congested range of the capital island Malé was inherent 1815 amid the rule of Al-Sultan Mohamed Muinuddin (1799-1835 CE) supplanting a more seasoned mosque worked amid the rule of Sultan Imaduddin (1620-1648 CE) and proceeds with its utilization as a mosque till today. The authentic works of Hassan Thajuddeen demonstrate that in around 1815 CE (1230 A.H.), the old Eid Mosque was destroyed and another Eid Mosque was assembled. The present mosque complex has been lessened to the mosque building and a coral stone well.

Eid Mosques Male
Eid Mosques Male

The mosque building has the old mosque appended to an advanced augmentation on three sides. The old mosque building is held well without harm to the old structure. This building has a hypostyle format with a supplication corridor with "Dhaalas" on three sides. There is no Mihrab chamber and the Mimbar is situated in the petition lobby. There is just a single passage with rising strides. The mosque is based on a profoundly improved coral stone stage with cut coral stone dividers and timber rooftop structure. The rooftop is two layered with a current metal material wrap up. It has very improved coffered roof with a ventured break. The segments are produced using coral stone. With its fine carvings, entrance steps, cut wooden entryways, veneer calligraphy and beautifications, the nature of workmanship is the finest in the nation. The shafts inside are finished with polish work.

There was a pool called "Kuda Veyo" (little pool) close to the mosque. It is the remainder of the coral stone mosque and has the best ornamentation and craftsmanship of the considerable number of mosques in the nation and in great condition. Over the timeframe expansions have been added to the mosque yet the old mosque building is held well.

Historical developments: Sultan Mohammed Muinuddin amassed the Mosque in 1815 CE. The mosque which was there on was unreasonably old and Sultan Mohammed Muinuddin altered the present Eid Mosque at the site.

Sultan Muhammad Shamsuddin III when curiously supplanted the secured highest points of the Mosque with wrinkled press sheets.

In the midst of the 1970s the mosque was increased and the mosque compound decreased.

In 2006 CE a safeguarding Project and legitimate reconstructing work was done to shield the old working from rot.

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