The Maldives is definitely one of the most popular travel destinations of today, and for very good reason too. In addition to the powdery sands and azure waters of her pristine beaches, the island archipelago has a very fascinating history.
The National Museum of Maldives is a striking building that is situated in the capital city of Malé. The iconic building was gifted by the Chinese, and contains a massive wealth of artifacts that have been meticulously arranged for the convenience of visitors.
Inside the Museum
The history of the Maldives becomes more fascinating the further back in time you go, and this is one of the places you can learn a great deal about the ancient and medieval histories of the Maldives since most places only concern themselves with the Islamic history of the nation.
If you head upstairs then you will find a collection of more modern items such as the nation’s first gramophone, telephone and computer as well. One of the most interesting attractions is the 6m-long skeleton of a Longman’s Beaked Whale.
The museum is also surrounded by a variety of noteworthy attractions, such as the National Art Gallery, and Seagull Café. If your holiday to Maldives is organised by an entity such as Vacation Maldives, you’ll probably find yourself in this museum.
Intrigued by history, art and food, Lavinia Woolf is a writer who is passionate about the extraordinary and writes of the exhilarating and enchanting. Google+