Ramadan 2018: Five must-try things in Dubai

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We bring to you a quick list of activities you could try in Dubai during Ramadan.

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk for the entire month. There is an air of joy and contentment in the city if you are a resident or are planning to visit. 

If you want to know how to be part of the holy month, check out our suggestions. We bring to you a quick list of activities you could try in Dubai during Ramadan. 

Ramadan Night Run

It is time to get your best pair of running shoes and gear up for The Ramadan Night Run to be held at Dubai Autodrome in Dubai on Friday, May 18. 

And don’t worry if you aren’t an experienced runner. They encourage first timers too! Ramadan Night Run features three distances; 10km, 5km and 3km. 

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Must-try Iftars  

Enjoy a community Iftar with a wholesome menu, communal seating and some delicious Arabic cuisine. From the cheapest Iftar at Dh10 to one at the top of Dubai skies. Dinner in the Sky UAE (Dh699-Dh799), try them all. 

Check out our curated list of the best Iftars in town.  

Zip over Dubai Marina for a cause 

Try the limited period zip line over Dubai Marina post-sunset and also contribute for a cause. 100 per cent of the proceeds from the zip line by XDubai will go towards donation to Al Jalila Foundation. Rides are available after sunset each Wednesday during Ramadan, starting from May 23.

Know more about it in our story.

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Get to know about Islam

Take some time out and soak yourself in the Islamic traditions and teachings and understand the local culture. You can make a trip to Abu Dhabi to visit the beautiful Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque or check out the Jumeirah Mosque in Dubai or The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding to increase your awareness about the region.  

Try fasting 

The list of benefits to your body from fasting is never-ending. Regular fasting helps you declutter, detoxify and cultivate inward . While knowing the local culture, you can also support your fasting Muslim friends by joining them in Ramadan fast.  

Read our tips for healthy fasting during Ramadan. 

 

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