This Ramadan, Gaz brings you the top 5 places to visit around the world during the holy month in “Ramadan Guides”.

Join Gaz every Thursday on "Ramadan Guides" from 1 to 2 PM.

Cairo, Egypt

Egypt has always been famous for its Ramadan lanterns, as they light up the streets during the holy month. Cairo includes some of the most beautiful mosques around the world like Al-Azhar Mosque, which is a must-visit during Ramadan. While you’re in Cairo, don’t forget to grab some of the topnotch desserts like Konafa and Basbousa, Cairo's food is some of the best in the world.

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul is another city that truly brings out Ramadan’s magic with its surrounding city lights and out-of-this-world architectures, which welcomes tourists during the holy month.

The city's most famous mosque, the Blue Mosque, is a must see because of its stunning architecture and intricate details that will leave you in awe. Istanbul's Grand Bazaar is also a great place to shop for Ramadan decorations and gifts.

Marrakech, Morocco

With it’s vibrant markets, colorful fabrics, spices, and traditional crafts, you are guaranteed to have a different and exciting Ramadan in Marrakesh. In Marrakesh you have to visit its stunning mosques, such as the Koutoubia Mosque and experience its local dishes like the nut-full couscous, which is sure to be a delight to your taste buds.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur is a city that comes alive during Ramadan. Its narrow streets are quickly filled with colorful decorations and tanglungs (Ramadan Lanterns). Best part is that you get to try Malaysian food, which is known for its strong flavors like the nasi lemak and the satay.


Singapore, which is a multi-religious city-state, is yet another wonderful destination to consider this Ramadan. During this period, many restaurants organize buffets and Iftar specials, while visitors and locals flock the Ramadan bazaars for purchasing food products, colourful apparels, furniture and hand-knotted carpets.


Indonesia is the world's largest Muslim-majority country, and it is a great place to experience Ramadan traditions. During this time, the cities of Jakarta and Surabaya come alive with their dazzling decorations and mouthwatering food.

Dubai, UAE

Dubai is always synonymous with luxury and Ramadan is no exception as Dubai is known for its extravagant Ramadan celebrations. There, you can visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and maybe experience Dubai's cuisines for some of the most delicious food in the world.

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