Male is the capital city of the Maldives. The country's most populous city, it is popular with travellers because of its hot climate, with year round average temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius. Served by major airlines such as Emirates, British Airways and Sri Lankan Airlines, it is easy to fly to Male from London, Paris and Amsterdam and other major European cities. British Airways offer a direct flight from Gatwick to Male, other operators run services with a stopover in Dubai. If you'd like to book a cheap flight to Male you can find one using our online flight comparison service. Simply enter the dates on which you would like to travel and select a cheap flight from the deals shown in the results. As an island city, Male is known for its beaches, which are well regarded for surfing and are very popular with enthusiasts of the sport. If you are keen to learn more about the area's marine life, this is possible on a Whale Submarine tour.
Getting around Male is easy. You can walk the length and breadth of this small island in under an hour, and most locals choose to travel on foot. The main tourist sights are concentrated along the north side of the island, 15 minutes walk from the jetty. There is no public transport in the city, but there are taxis which charge a flat rate for all journeys as well as ferries to the Hulhumale development, located just off the coast of the city. The Maldives is an Islamic state and many of the main sights in the capital are monuments to the faith. The historic Friday Mosque was built in 1656 and is famed for its intricate carvings and patterns, entrance is free, but non-Muslims must seek prior permission. The Islamic Centre is the city's best known landmark, containing the largest mosque in the Maldives. Capped with a gigantic golden globe, it houses 5,000 worshippers at a time, and visitors are welcome outside of prayer times. For a look into the city's history, visit the Sultan Park and National Museum, housed in the only remaining part of the former Sultan's palace.
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