Ramadan is a joyous holy month reserved for fasting, piety, and generosity. The dates of observance varies according to the Islamic lunar calendar. During Ramadan, alcohol is not sold, except in larger hotels. Smoking, eating, and drinking in public is prohibited during the hours of daylight. As a sign of respect, visitors are kindly requested to refrain from these activities in public during fasting hours.

Pro Tip: During Ramadan, many stores, banks, and offices open at 09:00 and close early at 14:00.