Ramadan For Tourists In Marrakech

What is Ramadan? Ramadan is the ninth month of Muslim calendar. There is no exact match with no date in the Gregorian calendar so every year when we plan to travel to Morocco, we must tell the exact date of fasting. What is forbidden in Ramadan? In Ramadan, / the Muslims / as are forbidden to eat and drink during daylight hours. Fasting, therefore, begins at dawn and ending with sunset. Both times, like all sentences to be carried out during the day, will be announced by the Imam from the tower of every mosque. Who is exempt from fasting in Ramadan? The sick, pregnant women with menstrual cycle and minors. In any case, except for / as children, persons who have missed days of fasting during Ramadan should be retrieved as soon as possible. What is eaten in the hours that are not fasting? Interestingly, during the hours when not fasting, Ramadan is the time the year in the best eats.

A quarter to seven (approximate time is running out fast) the cafes of the city of Marrakech is full of people sitting before a plate of harira (traditional Moroccan soup), boiled egg, msem cakes (delicious bread without Yeast cooked on the grill), a glass of mint tea and honey cakes. All patient waiting signal magnet and as soon as you hear the first words of prayer from the loudspeakers, you start with breaking the fast that is this simple menu and serves only to whet your appetite and prepare them for what they waiting at home: a hearty meal of delicious products made throughout the day, usually by women. How foreigners to behave during Ramadan? The Moroccans are profoundly tolerant of foreign religions and customs, so no one will find strange that you do not do the fasting. In any case, if only for a matter of common sense, humanity and education, not we must stand in front of a / a Muslim / a thirsty / hungry ay / aa drink a Coke cool in summer or a snack. What is a working day during Ramadan? Muslims do not stop working during Ramadan but times change. Offices and banks often close for the evening, the restaurants are open on the nine in the evening and many move their stores to the late evening hours. Exit at night is very nice because the streets are full of life, in contrast to daytime lethargy.

In any case, to discourage tourism during Ramadan. Marrakech Come and enjoy everything the City Ochre offers, from a fascinating culture and traditions, monuments and countless attractions, to a delicious cuisine and countless shopping opportunities. In addition, a high quality and very cheap, especially the typical, charming and very affordable. They can also stay in a nice, closer to the field, where the landscapes are spectacular and the the people welcome you with open arms.