Many Muslim travelers who are unfamiliar with Vietnam may wonder if the country is safe and Muslim friendly. Vietnam is home to a vibrant Muslim community, with mosques and halal-certified restaurants easily accessible in major cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. While it may not offer as many amenities or convenience like the developed cities do, Vietnam is certainly welcoming to Muslims.
As a Muslim explorer in Ho Chi Minh city, you'll be delighted to know that this dynamic metropolis offers a wide array of Muslim-friendly activities and attractions to cater to your unique needs and preferences. From tantalizing halal food options to awe-inspiring mosques and cultural sites, Ho Chi Minh City is ready to embrace you with open arms and provide you with an unforgettable journey.
Hanoi is a captivating city that offers a wealth of experiences for Muslim travelers. Its rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning natural attractions make it a must-visit destination for anyone seeking a unique and enriching travel experience. With its growing number of Muslim-friendly accommodations, halal food options, and accessible transport options, Hanoi is an increasingly welcoming destination for Muslim tourists.
Danang is a beautiful coastal city in central Vietnam that boasts stunning beaches, rich culture, and a diverse food scene. However, finding halal restaurants in Danang can be a challenge for Muslim travelers. Fear not, as we have got you covered! In this guide, we will take you on a gastronomic journey to explore the top halal restaurants in Danang. From delicious Vietnamese pho to succulent grilled seafood, these eateries offer an array of delectable options to indulge in.
With over 70 thousand Muslims living across the country, Muslim friendly and Halal restaurants can easily be found in the major cities. Vietnamese Halal snacks on the other hand, are less of a common sight due to the shortage of Halal-certified supplies. As always, we have done some research to bring these 7 recommendations of the best Muslim-friendly and Halal-certified locals snacks from Ho Chi Minh city.
If you are a visitor coming to Hanoi, it is likely that you will reside in Hoan Kiem District near the Old Quarter. This is where most tourism activities are, and also where most tourists would congregate. It is by far, the most convenient and safest area to stay at. And since many of the top attractions in Hanoi are located in this vicinity, it is inevitable that many of the Halal restaurants in Hanoi would be found here as well.
Due to its small community of Muslims, the Al Noor masjid is the only mosque in Hanoi. It has a capacity of 300, of which less than 20% are made up of local worshippers. The mosque is situated at 12 Hang Luoc, Hang ma, Hoan Kiem, which is just a few minutes walk from the popular Dong Xuan market, in the heart of the Old Quarter. As such, there are also many popular Muslim friendly hotels and Halal restaurants and in the vicinity.
Many hotels in Hanoi have claimed to be Muslim friendly. The fact of the matter is, not all of them actually observe Muslim practices. This may result in very awkward and uncomfortable situations for Muslims traveling to Vietnam. Just as we did with our research on Affordable Muslim Friendly hotel in Ho Chi Minh, Colours of Vietnam reached out directly to these hotels, to determine if they do indeed comply with these observances.
Many hotels in Ho Chi Minh city have claimed to be Muslim friendly. The fact of the matter is, not all of them actually observe Muslim practices. This may result in very awkward and uncomfortable situations for Muslims traveling to Vietnam. Just as we did with our research on Halal certified restaurants in Ho Chi Minh, Colours of Vietnam reached out directly to these hotels, to determine if they do indeed comply with these observances.
Muslim travelers always seem to have the shorter end of the stick when it comes to enjoying Halal food abroad. In the case of Vietnam though, we would like to call the bluff on that. In fact, we would go as far as saying that besides the pork (and some other strange meat) dishes, there will be halal equivalents of almost every popular Vietnamese dish. In this article, we list down 10 of the most popular Halal food in Vietnam.