In Tokyo, there are more than one Mosque available for Muslim. While Tokyo Mosque as the biggest one, you can find other Mosques in several area. This time, we went to Ueno where As-Salaam Mosque is located.
Nara is one of favorite destination for one-day trip from Osaka. The deer at Nara park seems to be attractive for tourist, just like the one in Miyajima. Another reason for Muslim traveler who want to visit Nara is the fact that they welcome Muslim by providing prayer room at Nara City Tourist Information Centre, just beside Nara Station.
Narita Airport is one the most important airport in Japan since it handles around half the total Japan’s international passenger flight traffic. Can’t believe we haven’t written our review of prayer rooms (yes, it has more than one!) in Narita Airport yet! So, without further ado… here we go!
Bandar Udara Narita merupakan salah satu bandara terpenting di Jepang karena menangani hampir setengah dari total penerbangan internasional Jepang. Nah, karena itu makanya kudu banget dong kami mengulas musholla yang disediakan di sana.
Being the most populated city in Kyushu island, Fukuoka has an Islamic Culture Center named Al Nour. The masjid is not located in the city center but it is easily accessed by tourists who could not read/speak any Japanese and came to Fukuoka for the first time, just like us.
Among cities in Japan other than Tokyo, it’s probably Osaka that really cater the need for Muslim traveler. Halal/Muslim-friendly Restaurants are easy to find. Their airport has a special map guide for Muslim. There are quite a number of prayer rooms across the city, even in the city center, like the one we visited in Namba.
As JE fangirls, January probably the best month for you to go to Japan as there are so many concerts from different groups being held. We managed to go to not just one, but three concert venue. Sadly we didn’t actually attend the concert as we couldn’t get the ticket (someday we will!). So for our consolation, we went for Karaoke and made our own concert, lol. This particular karaoke chain located in Yotsuya-sanchome, Shinjuku not only a place for having fun, but also they offer Halal menu for Muslim visitor.
Tidak seperti Tokyo dan Osaka, di Fukuoka masih belum banyak restaurant yang menawarkan menu halal. Tapi di bandaranya sudah tersedia prayer room sehingga sudah mulai terlihat upaya memfasilitasi para pelancong muslim yang masuk/keluar Jepang melalui Fukuoka Airport.
Unlike Tokyo and Osaka, there are still a few restaurants that offer Halal menu in Fukuoka. However, Fukuoka efforts on welcoming Muslim travelers has been seen from the availability of prayer room in Fukuoka Airport. Continue reading