Ramadan has officially started today, Ramadan is a holy month for Muslims. In Saudi Arabia, People are requested not to eat in public in respect to the fasting season of Muslimâ€™s Holy Month.
It is not only eating but including smoking in public is prohibited during this month.
During this season Muslim break their fasting on iftar. For Non Muslim, Sunset is the time where we are already allowed to eat in Public. Normally restaurants open 30 minutes before Iftar (Time to break the fasting) in preparation for those who are breaking the fasting.
The restaurant is not closing even on time of Prayer during this month.
There are also some Muslims that gives food in the Road during sunset.
During this season Sale is also all over the place. Most specially after Ramadan, so if you have some money to spend better keep it and spend it at the end of the month.
Dates as shown below are also popular this days.
Shop closed very late during this month, since most shop is not opening not until 4:00 PM. So it is also a time where people could roam around Riyadh.