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5 Places to Visit in Maldives to Capture Beautiful Pictures – Delights for the Photographer

The lovely Maldives Islands are renowned for their exquisite beauty. In these picturesque islands, you will have the opportunity to take a variety of photographs, including the sites listed below.


Jumhooree Maidan (Republic Square)

The splendid Republic Square located in the Maldivian capital Male is sure to capture the imagination of the avid photographer and general sightseer alike. This attractive square is always a pleasant feature to visit, as it is an agreeable site at which to spend leisure time. You will see that a huge Maldivian flag takes pride of place at this square, which is often frequented by locals as well visitors from abroad. Many Maldivian teenagers often spend time at this appealing locality which resembles a small city park. At Jumhooree Maidan you will encounter lush inviting grass and plenty of attractive vegetation that will appeal to the discerning sightseer.


Utheemu Ganduvaru

Culture lovers, as well as photography enthusiasts, will be enthralled by the appealing historical attraction known as Utheemu Ganduvaru. This well-known cultural highlight is renowned for being the place of birth of Mohammed Thakurufaanu, a revered Maldivian monarch who staged an uprising lasting no less than eight years to expel the Portuguese colonialists from the islands. Utheemu Ganduvaru is the home where Thakurufaanu spent his childhood years and accordingly is regarded as a major sightseeing attraction in the Maldives. At this site, you will find a number of interesting buildings that provide an insight into the lifestyle of privileged Maldivians in times gone by.


Hukuru Miskiiy (Friday Mosque)

The splendid mosque known as Hukuru Miskiiy is a remarkable place of worship that is sure to capture the imagination of the discerning sightseer as well as those interested in taking attractive photographs. This appealing mosque is renowned for its striking appearance, having been constructed from coral stone which gives it a distinctive appearance. You will see that this mosque has been decorated with intricate engravings and Koranic inscriptions. The magnificent interior of the mosque features elements such as ornate woodcarvings and exquisite lacquer features. You will notice a large prominent panel which describes the conversion of the Maldives to Islam.


Maldives Beaches

With the tropical sun, shimmering sapphire waters and inviting soft sands of the beaches of the Maldives, it is not surprising that holidaymakers from around the world congregate on these idyllic islands. As you might expect, you will have the opportunity to engage in plenty of rewarding photography on the beaches of the Maldives, with their picture postcard like beauty and romantic ambience. You will be able to experience the almost surreal majesty of the sunsets in these lovely islands and record the moment on film so as to make it a memory you will always treasure. A choice of accommodation that you could consider from which you can experience beach photography and other things to do in Maldives would be the conveniently located Velassaru Maldives.


Underwater Photography

The Maldives is rightfully renowned for its remarkable undersea environment which in itself offers plenty of great photo opportunities. Divers, snorkelers and photographers alike will be captivated by the splendid attractions that you will find beneath the waters of the Maldives Islands. If you have an underwater camera you will have the opportunity to take exceptional undersea photographs in these entrancing islands. In the waters of the Maldives, you will encounter plenty of interesting sea creatures including corals, vividly coloured fish and other sea creatures. You may even have the opportunity to encounter larger creatures like mantas and whale sharks in Maldivian waters.