AsiaRooms.com - Join in the Ramadan festivities in Dubai

July 29, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
AsiaRooms.com highlights Ramadan is one of the best times of year for tourists to visit Dubai and soak up some of the Emirate's famed culture.

The major religious occasion gets underway in August and extends for around a month until September 9th 2010 and, although it is based around fasting and abstinence, it is also a time of great celebration.

Muslims show their faith at this time of year by fasting between the hours of sunrise and sunset, while they also give up on other luxuries such as tobacco.

While this may not sound like much fun, guests at Dubai hotels will soon realise that once the sun goes down, the Ramadan celebrations begin.

People flock to Ramadan tents which are set up throughout the city-state, with these facilities typically packed to the rafters once the festivities get underway each evening.

These tents are not strictly reserved for Muslims - tourists from all faiths and parts of the world are welcome to share in the proceedings, which involve feasting on traditional Arabic food.

Dubai Information observes that visitors may even get the opportunity to sample Shisha - the Arabic water pipe which is used to smoke a variety of often fruit-based tobacco.

In particular, it notes that apple is a favourite flavour among Dubai natives.

AsiaRooms.com features a variety of hotels in Dubai, including the Atlantis Hotel Dubai.

Posted by Delia Jones

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