It is the southern most island in Lakshadweep, crescent shaped and has one of the largest lagoons.Each village has a village house beautifully decorated and maintained. Mahl is the spoken language. Minicoy is an important centre of tuna fishing.The Light house of the island is one of the oldest and was constructed in 1885. You will be taken to the villages, the light house and for a long drive through dense coconut groves and winding village roads.The beaches have bathing huts and change rooms; so swim and beach walk, Pedal boat, Kayak and Sail.
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It doesnt come as a surprise that one of the best places to visit in Lakshadweep is a mosque. Sited on the highly Muslim dominated island of Minicoy, it holds both historic and religious significance.Known to have been build during the medieval ages, the artifacts are worth millions.Not only are they rare, but also well-maintained by the locals here. The RaiHilai, is what is thought of to be an ancient stone anchor remainsthat still lies preserved in the mosque even after all these years. Story goes that an Arab merchant dreamt of Allah asking him to spread his religion and he set on his journey. On the way, his ship wrecked and he brought the remains to build up the majestic masterpiece. Covered with Mangalore tiles, the roof of the mosque will take you to Kerela with its structural design. So, if you are the religious kind with a love for worship abodes, you will surely have the time of your life here.