Genmiskiyy, Fuvahmulah

Genmiskiyy is believed to be the first mosque built on the island of Fuvahmulah – with its construction attributed to the thirteenth-century Islamic holy man, Abu Bakr Naib Kaleygefaanu. It was constructed in the area of a previous Buddhist ritual complex after the conversion of the local population. The mosque compound also contains a bathing tank (veyo), a well, an enclosed shrine (ziyaarat) and a cemetery. 
 
Full documentation of the object is available in the MHS database, record number: 
GNI-DDM-1