The Unique Celebrations Ramadan Egypt

The Unique Celebrations Ramadan Egypt

With A Soul Mixed With History & Decorations Charm The Hearts To Feel The Warm it Ramadan Egypt

Ramadan Egypt

Street Decorations during Ramadan in Egypt

A big lantern centered other brilliant lamps, which catch the eyes, are surrounded by paper decorations that emit a unique tone in your ears when the fresh breeze touches them to sway as they dance; that will be above you at each street, stretching from a balcony to the other balcony that opposite it. Laughers come from each house as the families are collecting to have Ramadan breakfast, and the sound of Ramadan songs and series are mediating them. Ramadan, Egypt has a unique soul.

After the breakfast, the boys will play football amid the encouragement of the people with their cheerful faces;and the cafes will be crowded with the people to listen to the sounds of dice are fluttering; Also, voices of friends rise above them; and here you will feel the amount of love and warmth in the Egyptian streets. Smiles will meet you in the streets with kind hearts carrying the praying mats to attend Tarawih prayers; while the lines of Muslims and Christians queue and the meaning of real love hug them to get the delicious Egyptian desserts in the holy month.

Ramadan Desserts

Do not hesitate to share their pure hearts their line to get a unique flavor of sugar that will touch your tongue; and make your soul charmed with a great taste. Your experience will be more excited when you taste these Ramadan desserts after sinking in the unique flavors of Egyptian foods. Let me tell you that if you walk in the street around sundown; mostly you will be invited to eat with a group of fast-break eaters.

Ramadan Egypt




Mawaed El Rahman

Ymay find a strange thing in many Egyptian streets, too long extended dining table and a group sits at it who do not know each other and have no connection except that they are the same kind hearts as all Egyptians to eat breakfast together. It is called Mawaed Al-Rahman, these tables are specialized for the passers who are in the streets while the time of breakfasting comes and their homes is far, travelers, or for the poor people who do not have enough money to get their breakfast. These tables are available daily during Ramadan month and invite anyone to eat and drink for free.

Maybe while you walk through the streets, you find some people offer free date and drinks within the time of Iftar “the breakfasting time,” as they give all the passers in the street, and you surely will be warmly welcomed to share them these great moments.

After Sunset in Ramadan

At the breakfasting times, you can enjoy the Egyptian streets while they are completely free of people. After sunset, the Egyptian streets come alive to find these stunning celebrating and eating late into the night. You will completely miss the time, walking with warm hearts within incredible celebrations of Ramadan Egypt.

At these late time and directly before the Fajr time, you will hear a unique sound of a drum with a specific tone. When you follow the source of this drum sound, you will find one of the Ramadan Egypt Traditions, the Ramadan Drummer mesharati with his Galabia, he tours the Egyptian streets to awaken the sleepers to have their meal before the fasting, which is called sohour (pre-dawn meal), this tradition dates back to Ottomans.

The meals of the day are limited to two, Iftar, and this meal is the breaking the fasting that takes place immediately with sunset. Also, the  “sohour” – is variable according to personal preference but usually delayed as much as possible until just before Fajr “Sunrise”. In between “iftar” and “sohour,” people are allowed to eat. The Egyptian prefer eating desserts at that time with drinks. They will welcome you to share these times with fill love.

How Will You Be Lucky With Your Egyptian Tour In Ramadan!

After doing your historical tour in the most wonderful sightseeing’s in the world and walk through tiles that date back to thousands of years ago to come back with the time machine and feel that the pharaohs accompany you in their sites to live the secrets of their great civilization, hosting you in their temples to salute the statues they carved by their own hands and read their messages that they left in the walls in the form of decorations, and move into the royal tombs to reveal the secrets of the afterlife and share the ancient Egyptians their rituals in mummifying the kings and the solar trip of the kings to live as gods in the next life, and after you leave the historical magic water of the Nile to carry you to Egypt Cities, walk through the Egypt streets to live the unique soul of Ramadan Egypt.

Visit the Egyptian malls where you find The Egyptian People, both Muslims, and Christians, go shopping while their souls celebrate with the delightful lights and the warm atmosphere of the holy month, Ramadan.

Go for the Islamic monuments and visit the great mosques to find a special kind of festivals as the streets are full of the shops that buy lanterns, other decorations related to Ramadan, and other hand made objects that surely will amaze you.

How Can You Live Ramadan Egypt with Fatimids & Ottomans!

You will be in Full charm while you walk through Islamic tiles that had been paved since hundreds of years ago and date back to the Mamluks, Fatimids, and Ottman period, the founders of this spirit of Ramadan Egypt, to go around alleys that are lined up in a unique complex design with the multi-colored form!

These streets that characterize by unique Islamic decorations with a unique mix of precious tiles with geometric mosaics, historical monuments, and mosques; while the beats of the Arab oud emanate from everywhere to dance your soul; will get you the feeling that you spend Ramadan in Egypt within the Fatimids and Ottomans eras; especially when you sit on the historical cafes that have hundreds of years and drink historical drinks; which are especially drunk in Ramadan, such as licorice, carob, and hibiscus.

When you walk through these historical streets with their unique geometric mosaics; and while the lights of lanterns attract your attention; On the other hand, a great history of magic events waves around you to enter between the details of its events; and live the full suspense, as the place still keeps its shape and spirit; like it had been just paved and the buildings had been just set, you will feel warm in Ramadan Egypt

That is how your tour will be in Ramadan Egypt in Al-Azhar, Al Hussein, Al-Moez, and Khan El Khalili streets, and your suspense will complete in West El-Balad streets, downtown.  

Ramadan Egypt is different from any other Ramadan in any place in the world; as the Egyptian people still keep their traditions with a special soul mixed with tasty desserts and delicious foods with some rituals that carry history.

Some Info about Ramadan

Ramadan is the 9th month of the Muslim lunar calendar; it is a time of fasting, as during the day Muslims prevent eating, drinking, and smoking until the time of the sunset. After that, they are allowed to eat and drink till Dawn time.

It is the month of blessings and praying. They are praying additional pray to the five times that called Tarawih prayer, which is performed after the evening prayer. Ramadan is called for Muslims the month of generosity and goodness, as they commemorate the revelation of the first verses of the Qur’an to the Prophet Muhammad by the Holy Spirit Gabriel.

So, the alms to the poor people are increased within Ramadan; and Muslims refrain from eating during daylight hours as an act of sacrifice that reminds them of the challenges of the poor.

That is why you will discover more about the kind hearts of Egyptians in Ramadan, to go to your tours in Egypt within the day and share them the particular time of the breakfast, since imagine that at the same time all the people eat as the Christians also eat at the same time as Muslims with a soul of cooperation, then prepare for the live streets as each street has its unique celebration that connects the neighbors.



Related FAQ

How Ramadan is celebrated in Egypt?

Ramadan in Egypt

As a result, practically all television directors and producers work nonstop throughout Ramadan's thirty days. Egyptians flock to mosques every night throughout the month of ramadhan after Ishaa (nighttime) prayers to offer Tarawih rituals. These services are attended by people of all ages, including men, women, and children.

Why is Ramadan important in Egypt?

Muslims and Ramadam

Muslims commemorate the revelation of the Holy Quran's first verses to Prophet Muhammed during Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. It's a season when spirituality, worship, and blessings are in abundance. People would aim to do more good and work on their self-improvement during the month.

What are Ramadan traditions?

Muslims meet in their homes or mosques after sunset prayer to break their fast with a meal called ifr, which is commonly shared with friends and extended family. The ifr is frequently started with dates or apricots and water or sweetened milk, as was Muhammad's customary.


Will Ramadan affect my holiday Egypt?

Ramadan and Traveling Egypt

In Egypt, the month of Ramadan has no effect on tourism. There are still a lot of tourists in town, and because it's the off-season, the weather is pleasant and there's less heat. I will return to Egypt, but not during Ramadan, and most likely in December. The heat wave has been very bad, particularly in Luxor and Aswan.

What is the famous festival in Egypt? 

Ramadan is Egypt's most important event, and it is also the one that is most likely to disrupt your trip here. The holiday is called after the Islamic calendar month in which it happens, and it commemorates the first part of the Qur'an's transmission to the Prophet Mohammed.

How is the first day of Ramadan celebrated?

First Day of Ramadan in Egypt

Suhoor or sehri is a Muslim breakfast eaten before the sun rises. After sundown, they break their fast for the evening meal, known as iftar or fitoor. Muslims are also encouraged to give to charity, deepen their relationship with God, and demonstrate love and patience during Ramadan.


Why do we use lanterns in Ramadan?

On the night before Ramadan, the Fatimid caliph would go out with his children, each holding a lantern to illuminate the road while they sung in honor of the holy month.

How long is Ramadan?

Ramadan Duration

Muslims all throughout the world fast for 30 days during Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.

Is Ramadan considered a celebration?

Ramadan is a joyous and festive time. People spend time with their family and friends. At the completion of Ramadan, a three-day feast known as Eid al-Fitr, or "Festival of Breaking the Fast," is held. It is a joyous day where people gather with family and friends to enjoy meals and exchange gifts.

Is Ramadan a cultural event?

Ramadan and Muslim Culture

Ramadan is more than just a period of fasting; it is a sacred month steeped in culture, faith, and history. Muslims all across the world commemorate this occasion with colourful celebrations that are distinctive to their region and have been passed down through the years.

What is Cairo like during Ramadan?

Cairo and Ramadan

During Ramadan, working hours are reduced, and most people leave work during this period. The streets of Cairo are incredible just before, during, and after Iftar — traffic vanishes like a bad dream, and it takes half the time it would take you by automobile to go anywhere from anywhere.



Are the pyramids open during Ramadan?

Giza and Saqqara have fairly basic visiting hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., every day. These timetables are subject to two exceptions: The site closes at 15h during Ramadan. Except for the Giza necropolis, which shuts at 16h even in the summertime, the sites closed at 17h during the summer.

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