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Hukuru Miskiiy in Maldives is the oldest mosque of the country that was established in the year 1956. This old Friday mosque was set up during the reign of Sultan Ibrahim Iskandhar I.
Hukuru Miskiiy is known for its fine lacquer work and intricate woodcarvings.This place is also very renowned as Old Friday Mosque. In the island, this is considered an oldest mosque. The interior of this place is extremely appealing. It was designed with the help of coral stones and different patterns of Arabic scripts are carved here. You can also find tombs here that have been constructed on account of the memory of various heroes and Sulthans.
Built with coral stones, the interior and exterior walls of the mosque are beautifully carved with Arabic writings and other ornamental designs. Different kinds of woods are used in the making of the doors, window frames and roof of Hukuru Miskiiy. If you visit the place, you can also find the various ancient tombstones erected in its compound.