The National Museum of the Maldives was established in order to instil a sense of pride and patriotism while diligently conserving the country’s colourful history. Visit and enjoy this gorgeous tropical country by choosing to stay at a Maldives luxury resort. Offering the best in luxury accommodation, water sports and breath-taking accommodation-options is the Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa.
This fabulous Maldives beach resort sits pretty on a private island just 15 minutes from Male and the national airport. Traditional Maldivian hospitality meets the pleasures of five star luxuries here as you are pampered at the ‘Shine’ spa, relax at the pool or sunbathe on the sunny beach. All types of water sports facilities are provided here while the in-house restaurants are an eclectic blend of local and international cuisine served within contemporary settings. The guest rooms are a pleasure to relax in and will leave you spoilt for choice; choose from deluxe rooms, garden cottages, beach cottages and on-water villas. Relax rest and rejuvenate at this marvellous beach hotel tipped to be one of the best in the Maldives.
The National Museum of Maldives easily accessed from the Sheraton was established in 1952 and perfectly preserves many artefacts that make up the country’s history. On display are stone objects, relics from the Islamic Monarchies and ancient remains from the Buddhist epoch. Many royal trinkets and treasures too are on exhibited at the museum located in Sultan Park on the mainland – Male.
The fascinating collection of objects displayed include the 11th century coral stone head of Lord Buddha, an engraved Hukuru Miskiiy wooden plank dating back to the 13th century and others such as ceremonial attire, royal thrones, shoes, coins, armour and wooden handicrafts that showcase the islanders traditional living habits.
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