Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of…

South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

National Museum in Male – A Symbol of Heritage and Patriotism

One of the most beautiful and tranquil tourist destinations in the world is Maldives. Known for its stunning natural beauty and thriving hospitality industry, Maldives is an excellent place to wind down and relax. The islands are known for their pristine white sandy beaches, marvelous coral reefs, exciting aqua sports, cultural landmarks, and many other fascinating tourist attractions making it an ideal location for relaxing vacations. For a relaxing and tranquil stay in the Maldives, make a reservation at the Kurumba Maldives, one of the most recommendable Maldives resorts.

While the many outdoor sights and beaches of Maldives have plenty offer tourists, one should not let slip the opportunity of experiencing the culture of Maldives. One of the best places to understand the culture and heritage of the Maldives and its people is the National Museum. Located in Male, the National Museum is one of the most iconic landmarks in the Maldives and serves as a symbol of the nation’s heritage and the patriotism of its people.

Established on the national day of Maldives, the 11th of November 1952, the National Museum is regarded as one of Maldives’ most recommended cultural attraction. The museum houses an unparalleled collection of Maldivian artifacts and items acquired throughout the ages. One can expect to find a myriad of amazing works of art by historic artisans, various items and documents used by the Sultans of Maldives, ancient thrones, items used by the ancient Maldivian royalty, a wide range of coins and currency used throughout the ages, and also many weapons and armor used in the olden days. The carefully preserved and displayed items are sure to reveal intriguing and interesting insights about the rich history of Maldives and its people. Although many artifacts of Buddhist origin were destroyed during at attack on the Museum in 2012, the museum still holds a great number of fascinating artifacts, ensuring a memorable experience to its visitors.

Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+

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