To celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, United Development Company (UDC), a leading Qatari shareholding company and master developer of The Pearl-Qatar has decorated several roads, trees, lampposts and concrete structures with festive lighting to set the mood for residents and visitors throughout this joyous occasion.

Just like every year, The Pearl-Qatar comes alive with festive lighting donning its main entrance gate and boulevard, Piazza Arabia which is the facade of Porto Arabia, in addition to parts of Qanat Quartier and Medina Centrale visible from the main driveways.

Visitors and residents can especially enjoy the variety of Iftar and Suhoor special menus served at restaurants across the island. They can also shop for Arabic incense, oriental perfumes, groceries, gift baskets, and sweet hampers offered around Porto Arabia and Medina Centrale’s retail outlets and that are synonymous to the auspicious atmosphere of Ramadan.

The Pearl-Qatar’s shopping outlets will be open in 10 am – 2 pm and 8 pm until midnight.

The three mosques at The Pearl-Qatar have also prepared to welcome the influx of worshippers during Ramadan, including the Grand Mosque at the island’s entrance and the newly inaugurated mosques adjacent to Qatar District Cooling Plant ‘Qatar Cool’ and near ‘Isola Dana’ precinct. Taraweeh evening prayers will be recited, led by Imams appointed by Qatar’s Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs. The three mosques combined, have a capacity of 1800 persons including women prayer facilities on the first floor, with on-site parking available for increased convenience.

On the 14th day of Ramadan, The Pearl-Qatar is set to celebrate the Garangao tradition, with a host of special activities for children that highlight the rich cultural and religious heritage of Qatar and will further mark the advent of Eid with a festival filled with fun and entertainment.

The Pearl-Qatar is a unique and innovative urban development in Doha, Qatar. A masterpiece of private and modern living on an island spanning over four million square metres of land, it offers a tailored range of residential solutions to meet the highest of standards available in the Gulf. Developed and managed by UDC, the island is located 350 metres offshore of Doha’s prestigious West Bay District and is one of the largest real-estate developments in the Gulf.

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Ramadan Guide 2016