Holiday in Dubai during Ramadan
Ramadan is an important time in Dubai and tourists are encouraged to be respectful and consider local traditions and customs.
- Adina N.
- 23 March 2023
Ramadan is an important time in Dubai and tourists are encouraged to be respectful and consider local traditions and customs. During Ramadan, there are some restrictions on food and drink, as well as behavior in public.
During Ramadan, most restaurants and cafes are closed during the day and only open after sunset. During the day, it is recommended to avoid eating, drinking or smoking in public to respect those who are fasting.
However, there are many activities that can be done during Ramadan in Dubai. Some of these include:
Visiting traditional markets: During Ramadan, traditional markets, known as souks, are lively and colorful. Here you can buy local souvenirs, food and other traditional items.
Visit the Jumeirah Mosque - One of the most beautiful mosques in Dubai, the Jumeirah Mosque is also open to visitors. Here, you can learn more about Islamic culture and traditions and see how believers perform their Ramadan prayers.
Attend Iftar - Iftar is the opening meal of the Ramadan fast, which is served after the sun sets. In Dubai, you can find a wide range of options for Iftar, from luxury restaurants and hotels to traditional food fairs.
Visit Dubai Mall - One of the largest shopping centers in the world, Dubai Mall is a great place for shopping, but also to see various exhibitions and cultural events organized during Ramadan.
Take part in the Ramadan Festival - The Ramadan Festival is an annual event held in Dubai that takes place throughout Ramadan and offers a wide range of activities, from food and shopping to film screenings and concerts.
Visit the Madinat Jumeirah Souk - This traditional souk is a wonderful experience, offering a wide range of traditional products such as jewellery, clothes and accessories. During Ramadan, the souk becomes even more lively, offering a wide range of options for shopping and entertainment.
Visit the tourist attractions. They are open according to the schedule
Safari- is done according to the offers, except bally dance which is usually replaced by another show (fire show, Tanoura dance)