Top Cities To Visit in Ramadan

There are certain places you should visit in Ramadan. Muslim communities all over the world are celebrating Ramadan. This annual festival is also considered one of the five pillars of the Islamic religion. During Ramadan, Muslims stop drinking from dawn to dusk. The end of this month is called Eid al-Fitr. Most people like to keep in touch with family and friends during the month of fasting, while some people do not hesitate to use this time to travel to different places.

Places You Should Visit in Ramadan

In this Islamic month, countless places around the world come to life. Here are must-visit attractions you should visit in Ramadan:

1.      Mecca- Saudia Arabia 

Mecca is believed to be the birthplace of Muhammad and is undoubtedly the best destination to celebrate Ramadan. Makkah Al-Mukarramah (Makkah Al-Mukarramah) is considered the holiest city in the Islamic religion. Muslims from all over the world make pilgrimages to this city (called the pilgrimage). During Ramadan, Mecca is beautifully decorated, which is definitely a pure pleasure! In addition to participating in night prayers that start before the pre-dawn meal, travellers can also find Ramadan bazaars throughout Saudi Arabia’s cities.

The most popular hotels in Mecca: Sheraton Mecca Hotel, Conrad Mecca and Raffles Mecca Palace Four Points

2.      Dubai

Dubai is the most popular tourist destination throughout the year and one of the coolest attractions during Ramadan. This UAE city can definitely be seen during the annual Muslim Fasting and Sacrifice Festival. During Ramadan, the city can get a glimpse of Islamic culture, and travellers can look forward to a cultural experience of a lifetime. During this period, Dubai was full of lights and markets. Visitors can also participate in various activities organized by the government. In addition, the hotel also offers discounted prices for travellers.

3.      Istanbul- Turkey

Istanbul is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Ramadan. This Turkish city has a long history and has the wonders of Islamic architecture. The daylight in this holy period is very slow, and the atmosphere of the city after sunset is not unrelated to the carnival. The city’s mosques are well-lit, and restaurants are crowded. Visitors can see traditional folk dances and various street performances. The Blue Mosque, also known as the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, is a must-visit place in Istanbul, especially during the festive months for Muslims. Visitors can find a large number of vendors selling religious books and delicious local food here.

4.      Islamabad- Pakistan

The list can not be complete without mentioning Pakistan, the top place to visit in Ramadan for sure. During Ramadan, Pakistani Muslims exercise restraint and self-discipline. Usually, continue to perform daily work throughout the day. However, during this time, schools, universities and offices opened early and closed in the afternoon to allow enough time for prayer and breakfast.


The mosque organized group prayers and recitations of Tarawi from the Quran, immersing itself in piety. In Pakistan, men often go to the mosque to pray, while women often pray at home. You can also visit northern Pakistan for a better view and marvellous solace in Ramazan.

5.      Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is also the most favourite place to visit in Ramadan. Since it is a mainly Muslim country, this is the best time for travellers to enjoy and enjoy authentic Malaysian cuisine, which is not very expensive. This is because there are large street food markets, also known as Ramadan bazaars. Tourists in Bukit Bintang, Kelana Jaya and Masjid India are definitely must-visit places! The mood during this period is festive and spiritual.

Decorate the mall and offer special discounts. In addition, the city’s mosques are well-lit, combining modernity with traditional design. During this period, the concerts of Tarawi and the Quran were held in many mosques.

6.      Singapore

Singapore is a multi-religious city country and another great destination to enjoy the holy month of Ramadan. During this period, many restaurants organize special buffets and meals for Eid, while tourists and locals flock to the Ramadan bazaar to buy food, brightly coloured clothes, furniture and hand-knotted carpets. Singapore’s Kampong Glam and Arab Street are must-visit places to visit in Ramadan, as these two areas are busy with various activities during Ramadan.

Final Thoughts

Here end the list of places to visit in Ramadan. If we miss any place you like, do comment. Travelling in the holy month of Ramadan can be a very beautiful experience. It also provides educational experiences on how to celebrate holidays in different countries. No matter where your spiritual compass takes you, these destinations are bound to provide you with a wonderful and unforgettable Ramadan experience!

Saba Ghani

Since 2017, Saba Ghani has been serving as the talented and dedicated chief content writer for Pakistan Tour and Travel & EMHI Solutions. With her exceptional writing skills and in-depth knowledge of the travel industry, she has been instrumental in crafting engaging and informative content that captivates the audience. You can catch her at or Twitter

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