Are you willing to visit Morocco during Ramadan? It can be a special experience for you if you are interested in the country’s rich cultural heritage. Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam and is considered the holiest month in the whole Islamic nation It is a month of spirituality and traditions in which Muslims fast the whole day from dusk until dawn. They refrain from eating, drinking, smoking, and engaging in any sexual activity. At the end of the fasting day, they broke their fast at sunset with a meal called iftar.

Visiting Morocco during Ramadan will allow you to experience the serenity and spirituality of this month and learn more about Moroccan traditions and customs. For instance, faster’s breakfast is a traditional custom in Ramadan in which families gather to eat a meal called sahoor, it includes many traditional dishes like bread with honey or olive oil. However, the breaking of the fast at sunset called Iftar is an important custom in which families, friends, and neighbors gather to share their meals. The iftar typically includes a soup called Harira which is made with lentils, chickpeas, and other ingredients. The Iftar includes many other dishes like pastilla, briquettes, and salads.

Taraweeh prayers, charity, and community are some of the most significant aspects of Ramadan in Morocco. However, Taraweeh are special prayers held in the mosque every night during Ramadan and are attended by many Muslims. Furthermore, Ramadan is a time for community services in which Muslims visit each other after iftar and help poor families by giving them charity.

Throughout the month you will observe that many Moroccans wear traditional and modest clothes such as Djellabas for men and women. However, it is preferable to dress modestly, especially when visiting religious areas. Ramadan is a holy month for Muslims in general so wearing modestly and avoiding eating or smoking in public during the fasting hours Will show them respect.

Ramadan is an important month for Muslims in Morocco, it is a time of spirituality, community service, and cultural celebration which makes it an importunity for visitors to learn about the rich traditions and customs of the country and live an enriching and unforgettable experience. Take a look at our Morocco Tour Packages to open the best of Morocco.

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