Dubai has now reached a higher rank in the best tourist destinations link. The massive development projects that have taken place in the city has become a major reason for Dubai to be one of the famous vacation spots. Being a cosmopolitan city, the atmosphere here is normally busy and life here moves at a pretty high speed to catch up with the emerging developments each day. There is so much to observe and experience if you are a tourist in this city.

Apart from the attractions, the cultural experience that one would experience here is valuable. Being a Muslim city, all major Islamic festivals are celebrated here in high scale. Since this is an international city, visitors get the opportunity to witness these Islamic events according to different Islamic traditions around the world.

Ramadan is one of the most important festivals celebrated by Muslims during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Even though Dubai is a very busy city, the people here take great care to let down their busy life styles and celebrate Ramadan to the fullest. All restaurants and coffee shops would be closed for the public from dawn to dusk. All hotels would be open for dining to all who that do not celebrate. During Iftar, the times they break-fast and enjoy meals with their families. All restaurants would open during Iftar and the festive mood vibrates from them. The beautiful decors and dates symbolizes the season for celebration. There would be many traditional dishes that would be prepared to symbolize this holy event. An entire month the people would fast and observe in religious activities.

The days following the month of fasting would be exciting and entertaining. Celebrations would take place, where families and friends get together and party. Gifts would be exchanged and banquets would be held till late night. Even the heat of the sun would not be able to take the people’s joyous mood during these days.

There are many Middle East Hotels in Dubai that belong to the prestigious Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Middle East chain. These UAE Hotels are luxurious and comfortable. All modern facilities would be there within the hotel to pamper any guest who decides to check-in.


Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and hopes to visit them all someday.