The malls of Dubai have a reputation of being huge, classy and glamorous. Right from retail stores to aquariums, there is nothing that these malls do not have. One can easily spend an entire day in a mall at Dubai without getting bored. However, shopping in Dubai should not be restricted to the glitzy malls. Another world of shopping lies in the traditional souks of the city. Vibrant, colourful and charming, these souks are a part of the history and culture of the city. Here are six of the best souks in Dubai that you should visit during your holiday in this Emirate city.
Ramadan is the holy month of the Muslims as per the Islamic calendar. It is believed that the Quran was revealed to Prophet Mohammed during this month. Muslims around the world fast from dawn to dusk for one month. With Dubai being a part of the Islamic country of UAE, the city along with the neighbouring Emirates also celebrates Ramadan.
Lot of changes happen during this time of the year. Duration of schools and offices are shortened, tourist attractions are either closed or open late, and it is forbidden to eat or drink in public (even for non-Muslims). In fact, the whole city has a subdued air, and not many tourists venture into Dubai or anywhere else in the UAE during this time. However, Dubai during Ramadan has a different magic, one you must not miss if you want to know the real Dubai, underneath all the glitz and glamour you see. If you are interested in visiting Dubai during Ramadan, here are the best things to do in Dubai during Ramadan.