1. Banana reef
Divers, snorkelers, and swimmers will find the magnificent Banana Reef in the west of
Farukolhufushi Island in the North Malé Atoll. It’s ideal for both advanced and beginner divers.
You will be able to enjoy an authentic Maldivian dining experience with local families, or take a trip
out to the local reef for some snorkelling, and afterwards enjoy some Maldivian tea on the
3. Malé Fish Market
Malé Fish Market is west of Republic Square. You get to see how the Maldivians go about their
daily business. The best times to visit the market are in the afternoon and early evening, since that
is when most of the fisherman come in with their catch of the day. Tuna is the most popular fish
caught and sold here.
4. Mulee’aage Palace
This beautiful colonial-style building is located in the historic center of Malé. It is still the
president’s private residence, and is thus not open to public.
5. Tsunami Monument
Tsunami Monument is dedicated to those who lost their lives in the tsunami caused by the 2004
Indian Ocean earthquake. The names of the victims are engraved on the monument. This
historical edifice will surely transport you back in time.