Once you reach Male’ you will be greeted by a giant flag located in the Republic Square proudly displaying the national colours of the Maldives. This square has a small park where locals and visitors hang-out. The Republic Square is found close to the north shore of Male’.
Right next to the Republic Square you will find the Headquarters of the Maldivian National Defense Force and Maldivian Police Service. The Islamic Centre is also found next to the square.