The capital of the Maldives, Male, provides a fascinating sightseeing adventure that can be experienced as you visit the island’s many historical monuments. Before heading to the capital, it is best to find accommodation at Maldives island resorts which let you enjoy the country’s famed beaches and enchanting coastal escapes. One of the leading resorts in Maldives, Maafushivaru Maldives is one such option and provides guests with an idyllic escape. Those wanting to learn more about the local culture should make their way to Male where you can see many a monument that have historic significance. The country’s oldest mosque, Hukuru Miskyi dates back to the 17th century and provides an insight into traditional architecture. Other such attractions one should visit include the tomb of Mohammed Thakurufaanu who is a national hero, the former Presidential Palace Mulee Aagee, the Eid Mosque and the National Museum at Sultan Park which is partly housed in what remains of the royal palace.