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Enjoy The Best of Japan During the Hottest Months of The Year
Summer is a time of year for celebration in Japan, with festivals, fireworks, and plenty of delicious food. For Muslims who are interested in visiting Japan, there are many summer activities that are both enjoyable and permissible according to Islamic law.
Unagi or eel is a popular summer food in Japan, and it is said to have cooling properties that can help you beat the heat. Unagi is often grilled or broiled and served with a sweet sauce.
Drink the Refreshing Ramune
Ramune is a Japanese soft drink that is made with carbonated water and syrup. It is typically served in a glass bottle with a marble stopper. Ramune is a refreshing drink that is perfect for hot weather.
Wear a Yukata
A yukata is a traditional Japanese garment that is made of light cotton. It is often worn during the summer, and it is a great way to stay cool and comfortable. You can buy yukatas at many souvenir shops in Japan or you can easily find yukata rental shops, especially in sightseeing areas.
Visit a Summer Festival
There are many summer festivals held throughout Japan, and they are a great way to experience Japanese culture. At summer festivals, you can enjoy traditional food, games, and performances, including beautiful fireworks!
Explore Scenic Nature
Japan is home to some stunning natural scenery, and there are many great trails to explore in the summer. During the summer, there are two traditional Japanese customs, yamabiraki and umibiraki, which mark the opening of the mountains and beaches for public enjoyment. Hiking trails, including the Mt. Fuji hike, and beaches are busy during summer, as it is the best season to enjoy both.
Try Japan’s Unique Cold Treats
Japan has a wide variety of cold treats to enjoy in the summer, from shaved ice (kakigori) to cold noodles. These treats are a great way to cool off and beat the heat.
Here are some additional tips for Muslims who are planning a summer trip to Japan:
- Be sure to research the halal food options in the areas you will be visiting.
- Pack light clothing that is appropriate for hot weather.
- Be aware to heat stroke by wearing breathable clothing and make sure to stay hydrated.
- Be aware of the etiquette for visiting places.
- Respect the local culture and customs.
With a little planning, you can have a wonderful summer vacation in Japan.