Some say that Ramadan is the month where the day is reversed for Muslims. The liveliness and energy in the streets is reduced during the day, while after iftar and during the night, the streets, malls and stores are packed.
Many shops – and restaurants in particular – extend their opening hours for customers until late at night, some even until al-Fajr prayer. Following al-Fajr prayer, Muslims begin fasting again.
Here’s a look into a cycle that continues throughout the month.