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Why Tsunami Monument is special ?
The Tsunami Monument is located on the south eastern part of Male city, on the Boduthakurufaanu Magu. This Tsunami Monument was dedicated for those who lost their lives in the boxing day 2004 Tsunami, originated from Aceh, Indonesia. The sea surrounding of this monument is one of best spot for surfing within Male. The monument is famous not only for its history but also for its uniqueness architecture. The design of the memorial represents different aspects of the 2004 Tsunami in the Maldives which made a lot of Maldivian died; many houses, buildings and businesses were destroyed in that year.
What to explore at Tsunami Monument?
The design of the Tsunami Monument represents different aspects of the 2004 Tsunami in the Maldives. Steel balls symbolize the country's twenty atolls. The upwards motion of the design signifies the rising of the waters. The core of the memorial consists of vertical iron rods; each one representing a life lost, with the victim's name engraved upon it. Tsunami Monument is a nice open space with the sound of waves breaking all the time. Many visitors go for walks and do excise on this area. There are small vendors selling drinks and local food items for the people who go for a stroll.
How to get to Tsunami Monument?
You can reach the monument by taking local bus from Hulhumale Bus Stop to Adi Park Bus Stop (bus number 402, 403). The Tsunami Monument is on the Boduthakurufaanu Magu.
- Interesting Design
- Memorial of the 2004 Tsunami
- A great place to chill
- The coolest place for relax
- One of the peaceful places in Male
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Tips for you
This is an incredible place to go and have good time with your friends and family. You will see the vehicles coming and going and the view from the spot is incredible. You will also be able to try some Maldivian street style foods/short eats out there or otherwise you could purchase something to eat. View is absolutely amazing. You can see flights arrival and departure in distance. And also you could enjoy watching people surfing as surfing point is next the monument. Enjoy and have a great time. I love this place
The best place that you can see so many balls together. Want some fresh air .. With the sound of the waves - this is the best place.