Want to make your Ramadan and Eid special? Are you looking for some ideas and inspiration about the best places to travel this Ramadan? Check out our list of top 6 best tourist places in the world to visit during Ramadan and Eid around the world.
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Kelowna in British Columbia can offer the ideal setting to spend some quality time with the family during Ramadan. Its climate makes it one of the best places to be in during Ramadan and Eid. While there may be a dearth of adventures and kid-friendly activities, the reason this place made our list is because of its expanse of lush green fields which are ideal for spending some quality time with your family. There are a number of Halal food restaurants in Kelowna and British Columbia, so you will be able to fulfill your religious obligations as well.
Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Ontario, Canada
An educational, yet entertaining tourist attraction in Ontario, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum is a must-visit during Ramadan, especially if you are travelling with family and friends. In addition to short films and education tours, the museum hosts new events and activities every week. We recommend you to take the guided tour to get a deeper understanding of the history of flight. You will be surprised to know that the museum also transforms into a concert during the afternoons, with three well-known bands – the Governor General’s Foot Guards Band, Centralaires Concert Band, and Central Band of the Canadian Armed Forces entertaining the visitors.
Ontario has a significant Muslim population, and you will find festivities and fervor of Ramadan and Eid, especially in centers in the vicinity of mosques. You will also have a number of Halal food options to enjoy sumptuous and lip-smacking food.
Gardens by the Bay, Singapore
Gardens by the Bay is an appealing tourist destination, and witnessing heavy footfalls all throughout the year. It is a popular hangout place for tourists looking to take in the amazing views of this mesmerizing place. The unique thing about the Gardens is the celebration and revelry during the evenings sets up the atmosphere for a memorable time.
There are ample opportunities for Muslims, in terms of offering prayers and having Halal food. The vicinity of Singapore to other Muslim majority countries, such as Malaysia and Indonesia mean that traditional Halal food is easily available.
The Merlion, Singapore
There is little doubt that the Merlion is the most recognizable icon of Singapore. In Singapore parlance, ‘to Merlion’ means throwing up after drinking too much! The icon is steeped in Singapore culture and is a hallmark of the creativity and skill of Lim Nang Sen, the famous sculptor. Visiting the Merlion during the day is quite an experience in itself, but the place does become more beautiful under the night sky. If you are looking for some great selfies that you will remember for a long time, consider having the Merlion in the background
Villa Demidoff, Florence, Italy
The ancient name for Villa Demidoff is Medicean Paggeria of Pratolino. This tourist attraction is for those travelers who are looking for spending Ramadan and Eid outside of Asia. This park is famous among travelers as it evokes a sense of what might have been. Actually, the ancient villa was destroyed; however, a tour of the park is enough to give users an insight into how beautiful the villa was in its full glory. Some of the key tourist attractions in Villa Demidoff include a statue of Colossus of the Apennines, Maschera Fishpond, and Lodge of Montili.
You will be able to fulfill your religious obligations, as Florence has a number of mosques and Halal food joints to cater to your needs.
Phang Nga Bay, Thailand
This is your time to claim that you have visited the ‘James Bond Island’. The island known for its limestone cliffs that spectacularly cut off from the emerald-green water. In addition to spending a leisurely day at the James Bond Island, you can taste some lip-smacking food at the Koh Panyee island. After spending the day at Phang Nga Bay, you can head to a local mosque to offer your daily prayers. Halal food options remain available to tourists, as Thailand generally has a sizeable number of Halal food restaurants and food joints.