BELGIUM MUSLIM FRIENDLY TRAVEL   Islam in Belgium is the second largest religion in the country, accounting for 5 to 7% of the total population. Muslims are concentrated in certain regions of the country, constituting 23.6% of the population in Brussels, but just 4.9% in Wallonia and 5.1% in Flanders.   What to see in Brussels Mosque  & Islamic Cultural Centre

Services for Muslim Travelers  Discover in this article what services a muslim traveler requires during the trip. In Europe, the tourist industry is improving their services and amenities for the muslim customers; But at the moment no other country reach Switzerland in standars of comfort, as most 5 star hotels were able to respond to

PARIS SIGHTSEEING FOR MUSLIM TRAVELERS What to see in Paris Paris has an uniqte ancient charm, walk through the backstreets of Montmartre, the terraced cafés of Montparnasse, visit the iconic structure of the Eiffel Tower or cruise the placid waters of the Seine, are all unforgetable experiences. The Great Mosque Built following the Mudejar style  -pure

HALAL FRIENDLY TRAVEL What to see in Barcelona In the 8th century Muslims conquered Barcelona but their presence lasted less than a hundred years as ‘the Franks’ occupied the city turning it into a military strong post. Still, the Muslim presence in the Catalan region remained for quite some centuries. Church Sagrada Familia Inspired by

ISLAMIC HERITAGE OF SPAIN Discover Madrid Al Andalus Heritage Mageit the Muslims called the new city they  and this name was used until the 13th century when a new word – Madrid – appeared. The Majrit In the 9 century, the Umayyad emir Muhammad I seeking to fortify the Central Frontier  an strategically important region  against the

ISLAMIC HERITAGE OF SOUTHERN SPAIN ANDALUSIA Discover the Muslim Legacy of Cadiz, Andalusia   Jimena de la Frontera  A town whose origins go way back in time, enjoyed a boom during the Moorish period, especially as a frontier town in the Nasrid Kingdom of Granada during the 14th and 15th centuries. The emblematic building in

ISLAMIC HERITAGE OF ANDALUSIA, SPAIN What to See in Jerez de la Frontera   The Alcazar The first part of the building were probably built in the 11th century, when Jerez was part of the Taifa Kingdom, on a site settled since pre historic times in the south-eastern corner of the city. In the 12th century,

ISLAMIC HERITAGE OF ANDALUSIA, SPAIN What to see in Malaga   The Alcazaba In the centre of Málaga’s historical district, is an great construction built in the 14th century to be a fortress and a palace. Here lived the rulers of Muslim Malaga. It has a very irregular floor plan, with all its living quarters at

Islamic Heritage of Al Andalus: Lisbon Before 1147 Lisbon was an important Moorish trading port with strong ties to North African heartland. After crusade Christianity was introduced in Portugal until today.   Lisbon Sight Seeing Central Mosque The main mosque of the Portuguese Islamic community was inaugurated in 1985 to serve the Muslim community of the

Routes: Islamic Heritage of Iberian Peninsula During eight centuries Muslim and Christian coexist in the Iberian Peninsula, an unique phenomenon in medieval Europe. The Muslim presence continued until their expulsion, but left behind a profound imprint. But it was in Andalusia where Islam gave its greatest fruits, and these can still be seen in many