Dharumavantha Rasgefaanu Mosque

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Dharumavantha Rasgefaanu Miskiiy

Dharumavantha Rasgefaanu Mosque in the Capital of Maldives is considered to be the oldest existing mosque in the Republic of Maldives.

The Mosque situated in a serene ensemble between the Sultan Park and the Muleeage can be attributed to Muhammed-ul-Adil (Dharumavantha Rasgefaanu), the first Sultan of the Maldives.

Dharumavantha Rasgefaanu Mosque is a one-room structure measuring approx. 13 x 6.6 m with a 1.8 m wide covered verandah in the front, and there is a well inside the campus for drawing water for ablution. 

Source: National Centre for Linguistic and Historical Research

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