POPULATION 11 million
CAPITAL Athens
LANGUAGE Greek
CURRENCY Euro
TIME DIFFERENCE GMT +3

With roots of the Western culture, Greece’s geographical position is of immense importance to the development of the country. The total land area of Greece is equal to England or the the U.S. state of Alabama with more than 200- islands of which 170 are populated. The endless coastlines, its rich heritage, exquisite culture and ancient sculptures are just some of the few reasons why this nation is loved by many travelers from around the world.

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Greece, A holiday to explore the Greek way of life

Greece, A holiday to explore the Greek way of life

An exotic destination that one must visit in their lifetime for any traveler and from all walks of life. This abundant nation welcomes the Halal Traveler as there’s plenty of Muslim-friendly things to do, places to visit, food to eat and prayer facilities. There’s enough and more reasons as to why every Halal traveler should consider this country as one of their holiday destinations, not only for the rich history the country holds but also because of its natural beauty and surroundings. Read further to find out why this popular tourist destination should be on your must-visit list.

Sunny Islands and Ancient ruins

Sunny Islands and Ancient ruins

Athens is an island that holds a great amount of historical significance and also key to one of the ancient civilizations in the world. You’ll come across plenty of historical sites to explore but apart from that you also get the modern part of Athens where you can shop and indulge in leisure. You must not miss out on visiting the one of the greatest empires in the world where the first Olympics were held in Delphi, the temple to Apollo and many other ruins and some of them are even recognized as UNESCO world heritage sites. You also ought to visit the Rhodes Island which is located in the Southeast Aegean Sea where you get tourist attractions like the Medieval city, Palace of Grand Master of Knights and the Acropolis of Lindos. Santorini is a must visit island with stunning views and architectural splendor. You get some really nice hotels in Santorini. As the largest island in Greece, Crete has some breathtaking beaches and is famous for their olive oil.

Sun, Sand and Sea

Sun, Sand and Sea

Unlike planning other holidays, the Halal traveler doesn’t have to fret about the weather in Greece as it’s sunny and cosy all throughout the year. It’s also the perfect weather to go to the beach and in Greece you some marvelous beaches such as Agios Georgios and Perivolos beaches located in the coastline of Santorini and Arvanitia, Lalaria Beach which is ornamented by white pebbles and limestone cliffs.

Greek Cuisine and food of the Quran

Greek Cuisine and food of the Quran

You are in for a treat for Halal-friendly food as Greek has a plethora of Greek to Mediterranean cuisine available all across the country. As Greek is the world’s third largest olive oil producer, you’ll get olive oil in your food, in soaps and shampoos and pretty much most of the things produced using olives. Grapes and Pomegranates are also widely grown in Greece and can be freely found and consumed. You also get Turkish cuisine such as Skewered meat, spit-roasted meat and Baklava from Halal-certifies eateries.

Islamic History and places of worship

Islamic History and places of worship

The Island of Rhodes in particular has 14 mosques and town’s major landmark the Suleiman Mosque which was built by the Turkish Sultan who conquered Rhodes. You also get a library founded in 1793 housing thousands of rare manuscripts from an entire range of Islamic science. Need we say more about the amazingly rich nation that are full of warm locals, sunny days all throughout, ancient history and feasts of delectable Halal food? Be sure to make it a part of your travel itinerary next time you plan your holiday with family or loved ones.

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