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The Bonda Badi in Addu City

(The Bonda Badi in Addu City) A place to find several historical monuments in Maldives is surely Addu City where the Maldivian history branches of. This is why, it is not surprising to find several historical monuments in Addu City as well. As such, one of the most treasured assets found here would be the Bonda Badi as called colloquially which when directly translated means ‘Big Gun’. (The Bonda Badi in Addu City)

(The Bonda Badi in Addu City)  This is a British memorial situated in Gan and also one of the most tangible tourist attractions in Addu City. The Bonda Badi tells a lot about how things were in Addu back before 1965 before gaining complete independence. Until 1965 June 26th, Maldives was under the empowerment of the British government and the ‘Bonda Badi’ is the essence of all there is left of the era. (The Bonda Badi in Addu City)

It is believed that this place is still under utmost care and high maintenance. Back before the British had left Maldives, Gan in Addu City was used as a British military base. Thus it can be assumed that the palpable Bonda Badi represents an era (The Bonda Badi in Addu City)

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