Posted on: 2/24/2021, 10:00:44 AM
The Mulee`aage is the official palace of the President and is a must-see in any Male’ tour. The palace marks its 102nd anniversary this year.
Located dinfront of the Old Friday Mosjque, only is the Mulee'aage known as a beautiful palace, but it also carrioes a rich histroy that dates back to 1914. It was built by Sultan Mohamed Shamsuddeen III for his son Prince Hassan Izzuddeen in preparation for his arrival in the Maldives after completing his education in Ceylon.
Next to the palace is the Medhu ziyaarai, which houses the tomb of Moroccan scholar Abul Barakat Yousef Al-Berberi, who is believed to have introduced Islam to the nation in 1153