After travelling through the region of Kerala, Ibn Batutta, the traveller who started his journey from Tangiers to perform Hajj was now setting sail to explore the beautiful islands of Maldives. Here he spent more than he initially planned.
After being appointed the Qadi of the Islands, he spent more than 9 months in the territory. Given his job he was intricately involved in the affairs of the rulers and the community, which eventually made him leave the Maldives to explore Sri Lanka.
Located in the capital of Qatar is the Museum of Islamic Art. The museum itself has a unique design and is the first of its kind in the Persian Gulf area. The exhibits in the museum have been collected for several years by, the royal family of Qatar.
One of the most breathtaking attractions of the United States, Grand Canyon has for long attracted millions of travellers. Situated in the U.S state of Arizona, Grand Canyon was shaped by the Colorado River. There are many travellers that visit the South Rim area where they enjoy hiking and recreational activities around the whitewater rapids.
Kollam also known as Quilon or Kawlam is a major business center and is located in the Travancore region of the Indian state of Kerala. The city is an old seaport and is located on the banks of the Ashtamudi Lake.
Opened in 2008, the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization and has more than 5,000 Islamic artifacts from across the Islamic world. The museum is situated on the Corniche Street in the al-Majjarah area of Sharjah.
The Grand Masjid of Paris is one of the largest masjid in France and also in Europe. Built in the mudéjar style, the masjid has a single minaret about 33 meters in height. The construction of the masjid was completed in 1926.
Summer is approaching and the City Seasons Hotel Dubai is gearing up to attract the GCC family market with attractive packages and promotions, offered until September 15, 2011.
The most famous city of Kerela, Cochin or Kochi is a world-famous port and also a thriving business center. The city features a prominent influence of Arabs, British, Dutch, Portuguese and Chinese since historic times.