The magical Maldive Islands with its many attractions has become a popular holiday destination for vacationers from all around the globe, offering spotless beaches, water sports and sightseeing highlights. If you are planning a trip to the islands and desire a Maldives island hotel there can be no better choice than the Velassaru Maldives. This attractive resort is reputed for its quality accommodations and laidback ambience.
No sightseeing excursion to the Maldivian capital Male would be complete without visiting the renowned Jumhoree Maidan, or Republic Square. This striking urban plaza has been meticulously designed and beautifully laid out, featuring lush green grass as well as tasteful embellishments employing plants and other decorative elements.
Located on the city’s northern sea front this attractive square has become the capital’s foremost recreational venue, where Maldivians of all ages congregate to spend leisure hours. Jumhooree Maidan is the venue of choice for social functions as well as other public events. Towards the Eastern side of the square you will see the towering flagpole on which is hoisted a huge Maldivian flag.
If you would like to obtain an authentic glimpse into the lifestyle of the Maldivian people there is no better place to watch the locals than Republic Square where they relax, unwind and enjoy moments of leisure.
If you take a boat to the Maldivian capital Male you will find that Republic Square is the location where you are most likely to disembark. In these environs you will also find the Presidential Jetty where the nation’s President as well as other dignitaries embark on trips to other islands or foreign nations. You will also find a number of other attractions in the vicinity of the square, including the splendid Grand Friday Mosque and the well-known Islamic Centre. The National Museum and Sultan Park are two other popular attractions in the vicinity of the square. With so much to see and admire, a visit to Jumhooree Maidan will always be a memory to treasure.
Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.